Posts Tagged ‘Protected Bike Lanes’

Exciting Updates on the Longfellow Bridge

It’s been more than a month since you’ve received an update on the Longfellow, and a lot has happened! The Boston City Council unanimously passed a resolution last month endorsing our proposed striping design, joining the Cambridge City Council, which passed a similar resolution in April. Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone and Rep. Mike Capuano also…

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Tell City Council: The Strategic Bike Network Needs More Funding!

In 2013, Boston’s Bike Network Plan called for completing 21 miles of protected bike lanes by 2018. Yet now, five years later, Boston has built barely 6 miles of that promised network. In contrast, Minneapolis built more than 6 miles of protected bike lanes last year alone. Even more impressive, New York City built 25 miles of protected bike lanes last…

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Longfellow Bridge Update: 3,100 Signatures Delivered to MassDOT

Today, we moved one step closer to securing protected bike lanes on the Longfellow Bridge — and we couldn’t have done it without your help. More than 3,100 people signed our petition asking the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to reconsider its unsafe and outdated design for the Longfellow Bridge. And today, we delivered that petition to MassDOT…

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Longfellow Bridge Next Steps: Time for Action!

As you may have heard, the Longfellow Bridge, connecting Cambridge and Boston is scheduled to be “reopened” this May — without safe passage for people biking. You can read more in this post. Based on the fact that the last 5+ years of construction have proven that we will do fine without two lanes for…

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Help win Protected Bike Lanes on the Longfellow Bridge!

SIGN THE PETITION!     SIGN THE PETITION! You may have heard that Gov. Baker announced the Longfellow Bridge connecting Cambridge and Boston is scheduled to be reopened this May. This is an important opportunity for Massachusetts and the Governor to live up to promises to reduce traffic fatalities and be a leader in safe…

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