Bike Stories – Bluebikes are changing the way people see public transportation
Buses and trains tend to be the first things that come to mind when we think public transportation, but bikeshare programs like Bluebikes are growing increasingly fast as an affordable and fun alternative mode of public transit. During the Orange Line shutdown earlier this year, Bluebike ridership skyrocketed as folks looked for alternatives to the…Read More
Bos/tréal Turns Advocates into Adventurers
This post originally appeared on Practical Visionaries. It is reposted here with permission. You can read the original article here. By Liza Burkin “Our aim is to recruit bike commuters for the ride,” said Jon Ramos — Boston resident, architect, Team Dad, and co-creator of Bos/tréal, a bike ride from Boston to Montreal that raises funds…Read More
Get the inside scoop on Bos/tréal from one of our select scholarship riders!
We interviewed Ivette Castillo, an Everybody Rides rider for this year’s Bos/tréal trip. What kind of cyclists are you? Mostly I’ve been an urban cyclist, commuter, use my bike primarily to get around the city, run errands or meet up with friends if the weather isn’t gross. What motivated you to apply for the trip?…Read More
Who Bikes Boston? Claiming Your Identity in Boston's Bike Culture.
NOTE: This is the first of six guest blog posts with reflections on Boston’s first Neighborhood Bike Forum. The forum was held on April 29th in Dudley Square, Roxbury. It was sponsored by Let’s Get Healthy, Boston! a partnership between The Boston Public Health Commission and Boston Alliance for Community Health, together with Boston Cyclists Union, Transportation for…Read More
The Boston Cyclists Union is very lucky to have members and volunteers who are so dedicated to our work. At the start of 2016, a few Bike Union volunteers got together, with Community Organizer Doug Johnson, to hatch a plan to host the Boston Cyclists Union’s very first ride – and not just another fun…Read More