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Bike Month: New membership model, Bike Bingo + more!

Bike Month is one of the most important opportunities every year to connect with our members, grow our movement and raise funds for our work. Usually held in May, this nationwide celebration of biking was moved to September this year due to COVID. Unfortunately, the pandemic continues to complicate how we connect with the bike…

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BCU Board Transition: New President Angela Johnson-Rodriguez

Last week, Steven Bercu stepped down from his role as Boston Cyclists Union (BCU) Board President, and handed the reins to now-former BCU Board Vice President Angela Johnson-Rodriguez. (Katie Theodoros, a Board member since May 2019, was voted in as the new Board VP.) Below are statements from both Angela and Steve about the transition. Combined,…

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Recommendations for Boston’s Healthy Streets COVID Response

Below is the letter we, MassBike, LivableStreets Alliance and WalkBoston sent to Chief of Streets Chris Osgood regarding Boston’s Healthy Streets plan. June 16, 2020 Chris Osgood, Chief of Streets 1 City Hall Square, Room 603 Boston, MA 02201 Dear Chief Osgood, On May 12th, the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) presented a plan to the…

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Amid Economic Toll of COVID-19, Boston Cyclists Union and Wagner Foundation Launch Subsidized Bluebikes pass program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jon Terbush, Communications Director, Boston Cyclists Unionjterbush@bostoncyclistsunion.org, 860.466.0910 BOSTON, Mass. (May 27, 2020) — As the economic fallout from the coronavirus continues to unfold, the Boston Cyclists Union (BCU) and Wagner Foundation have partnered with Bluebikes to provide limited-income individuals with subsidized annual passes to Greater Boston’s bike-share program.  “The Boston Cyclist…

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Biking during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Last updated: April 30 With all the uncertainty in the world right now, we at the Boston Cyclists Union wanted to answer some questions you may have about the safety and practicality of biking at this time. The situation around coronavirus has changed and will continue to change. We will do our best to keep this…

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How we’re responding to coronavirus

Dear BCU supporters, As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to unfold, we at the Bike Union want to update you on what this means for our work in the near future. This public health emergency will require everyone to adapt as conditions continue to change, and the BCU is no different. Public Meetings & Hearings…

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Bos/treal 2020: Registration is now live!

Do you dream of biking through the gorgeous Green Mountains? Do you want to help make biking better in Boston? If the answer to both questions is yes, then we want you to join our team for the fifth-annual edition of Bos/treal! On Bos/treal, you’ll pedal 400 miles from Boston to Montreal over five days, traversing…

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A major victory on the Craigie Bridge — Help us keep winning!

This month, biking in Metro Boston got a whole lot safer with the implementation of separated bike lanes on the Craigie Bridge. This outcome is the direct result of us flexing our collective advocacy muscle — and we hope, in the afterglow of this milestone, you’ll consider giving to the Bike Union so we can continue fighting for more life-saving…

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