Membership & Support

Take two important actions for Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, an annual celebration since 1956 of everything great about bikes—and a time we look forward to every year when we get to connect with and grow our bike community! Check out our calendar of events below. (It is by no means exhaustive. If you have other events to share, let us…

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Happy Valentine’s Day from the Boston Cyclists Union

With the BCU’s 10th anniversary coming up this summer, we’re feeling the love as we reflect on the movement we’ve built and the incredible people who’ve supported us along the way. In the spirit of this holiday of affection, we wanted to take a moment to say: We’re grateful for your support, and we love having you in…

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Four ways we’ll make biking better in 2021

Below is a short list of some of the projects we’re most excited for in 2021. Your support makes all our work possible. So please, consider a year-end donation to the BCU today, and help us make this progress possible in 2021!  Remember: Everyone who donates through the end of the year is automatically entered…

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Four ways we made biking better in Boston this year

As 2020 comes to a close, we’re reflecting on our proudest achievements this year. Your support makes all our work possible. So please, if this list leaves you inspired, consider a year-end donation to the BCU today.  ________ More miles of new bike lanes than ever before This year, our advocacy led Boston to build…

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How we grew stronger in 2020

As a result of COVID-19, more people are biking for essential travel and recreation. At the same time, transit is struggling, and Boston risks a “carpocalypse” of increased driving unless the city invests more in bike infrastructure. In the face of these challenges, the unprecedented progress Boston made this year to its bike network — progress you made possible…

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Donate for a chance to win this new bike!

Beginning today on Giving Tuesday, we’re kicking off a month-long raffle featuring a special grand prize: A limited-edition cruiser bike from New Belgium Brewing!  All you have to do to enter the raffle is donate any amount to the Boston Cyclists Union from now through the end of the month (12/1 – 12/31). We’ll then randomly…

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A pivotal moment for biking in Boston

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, it’s becoming increasingly clear that this is a critical time for biking in Boston — and for the Boston Cyclists Union as an organization. So as we join organizations around the world in participating in today’s #GivingTuesdayNow, we’re asking you to support our work to make Boston a…

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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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Will you help us get more results like these?

Among the values articulated in our exciting new Strategic Plan is an affirmation of people power, alongside a goal of shifting more resources toward community organizing. In 2019, we began to embrace and embody these new values with intention — and we’re already seeing results.  Glacial Pace Rally & Ride In May, we rallied almost 100 people…

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