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Attend an upcoming Advocacy 101 Workshop

  Want to make your community better for biking? Do you want to learn how to effectively engage your elected officials and members of your community to win policy changes at the local and state level? The Bike Union and MassBike invite you to an advocacy workshop facilitated by community activist and professional lobbyist, Erica…

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Vigil for Amanda Phillips

On Wednesday, June 29th at 7 pm the cycling community will be holding a candlelight vigil in Inman Square to honor Amanda Phillips, who was killed while biking on Cambridge Street on Thursday, June 23rd. All are welcome to attend. There will be a collection to support those planning the arrangements for Amanda. All proceeds…

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Speak up for protected bike lanes on Mass Ave! – Send this email to the Mayor!

  This Wednesday, June 15,the City of Boston is holding a meeting to share proposed improvements for Massachusetts Avenue from Beacon St to Harrison Avenue. This is the most important public meeting of 2016! Improving Mass Ave will save lives. The City’s design includes protected bike lanes on some sections of Mass Ave, but the city can’t build them without strong public support!…

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Come to our 5-Year Anniversary Party!

The Bike Union is turning five! Come celebrate with us at our spring party on May 17th! In May of 2011 the founding Executive Director Pete Stidman and the Board of Directors submitted the paperwork making the Bike Union an official 501(c)3 non-profit organization! Now it’s time to celebrate! Over the last five years the…

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Duck boats – Unsafe for our city streets?

By Peter Furth On April 30, a duck boat ran over a scooter that was right in front of it, killing the scooter’s operator, Allison Warmuth. Both she and the duck boat were at a red light on Charles Street at a corner of Boston Common, with scooter lined up directly ahead of duck boat,…

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Cambridge Adopts Vision Zero!

On Monday, March 22nd, the Cambridge City Council unanimously passed resolutions put forth by the City Manager to formally adopt VisionZero and Complete Streets policies!  This is an important step for the City of Cambridge towards continuing their efforts to make streets safer for all, with a focus on vulnerable road users including people biking, walking or…

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Remembering George Ulrich, Cycling Advocate and Musician

George Ulrich of Roslindale, MA, devoted father and husband, passionate bicyclist, jazz musician, computer programmer, and dear friend to many, died February 23, 2016 at age 63 from a rare form of cancer. George was born September 17, 1952 to Dr. Sanford and Saretta Ulrich, both deceased, most recently of Arizona.  George grew up near…

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