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Longfellow Bridge – Phase 3

On February 11th bike traffic on the Longfellow Bridge switched to the sidewalk on the upstream side of the bridge. This new configuration allows for a car-free ride in both directions. However, navigating through Charles Circle on the Boston side, and under the bridge on the Cambridge side can be a little confusing for commuters.…

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Thank you! – Longfellow Bridge Update

Dear members and friends, Thanks to the letters and emails you sent to MassDOT over the past month we have won some key safety improvements for people biking over the Longfellow Bridge. While it’s not everything we asked for, conditions on the bridge have improved considerably thanks to the steps taken by MassDOT. There are…

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City of Boston releases Vision Zero Action Plan

Today Mayor Walsh and the City of Boston released the Vision Zero Action Plan, and the accompanying website, as part of their ongoing commitment to eliminating traffic fatalities in Boston. This plan represents the culmination of years of work by the City, the Bike Union and others partners to draw attention to and take action on…

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The Boston Cyclists Union's BIKETOBERFEST! Thursday, Oct. 15 at the Armory in Somerville

Thursday, Oct. 15 at the Armory in Somerville Order tickets via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-boston-cyclists-unions-biketoberfest-tickets-18523799182 It’s been a wonderfully hot summer filled with many things bike advocacy. It’s that time of year to bring summer to a close and gear up for the fall with a great celebration of the Boston Cyclists Union’s work this year and…

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Celebrate Boston's biggest cycletrack yet

Way back in September of 2010 the Bike Union sent a comment letter to the city on a 25% design for Causeway Street in Boston. It suggested for the first time the concept of “Harborbike;” a two-way cycletrack connecting Atlantic, Commercial and Causeway streets. The idea kicked around in Boston’s City Hall for a year…

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