Bike lanes and ebikes to become more common in Boston

September 19, 2023: Wcvb: Traveling Boston by bike may get a little easier thanks to several city initiatives

Biking trends and safety Maine Public

August 8, 2023: Mainepublic: A proposed bicycle trail system could connect Maine’s 25 biggest communities by 2030 Maine Publica

Hundreds of people learned about the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 on a commemorative bike tour Streetsblog Chicago

July 24, 2023: Chi: The ride ends at the Victory Monument, 35th Street and King Drive, honoring the Eighth Regiment of the Illinois National Guard, an AfricanAmerican unit. Photo Cameron Bolton

Boston Transport Summit 7/11

June 14, 2023: The event will include keynote speeches from Mayor Michelle Wu and Gabe Klein, international voices, and two panels to discuss how meeting air quality and climate goals requires not only vehicle electrification but also improvements in public transport, walking and cycling, as well as fewer private vehicles on the road. Pursuing both paths simultaneously in cities can create a challenging balancing act between competing priorities, but is necessary to achieve the rapid change we need.

  • Date: Tuesday July 11, 2023
  • Time: 09:00 – 13:00
  • Venue: Rabb Hall, Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116

Please RSVP by completing this form by Friday June 30th.

We look forward to sharing a confirmed agenda with attendees closer to the event. If you have any questions regarding the event, please do not hesitate to reach out to me or Zoe Allen, <>.

Petition update BREAKING NEWS regarding the Congressional Gold Medal for Major Taylor

June 11, 2023: Change: Commenting on Taylor’s Chicago legacy, John E. Adams, CPA, Founder & Executive Director of the Bronzeville Trail Task Force, Inc., shared, “When we learned that Marshall Major Taylor moved to Chicago and that his last place of residency was the Wabash YMCA, we could not imagine developing the Bronzeville Trail (linear park) without advocating for him to receive the civic recognition he deserves. He may be well known in cycling circles, but despite what he endured during the Jim Crow Era, in which he competed to become a world champion in cycling, it is way past time for him to receive one of the highest civilian honors our government has to offer.”

Continues Public Process for Berkeley Street Bike Lane

May 25, 2023: Thebostonsun: The city is installing separated bike lanes on Berkeley Street, as well as on Boylston Street and on a block of Beacon Street. The Berkeley bike lane will connect to a new twoway bike lane on Beacon Street, which will bring bicyclists to the Arthur Fiedler footbridge and the Charles River.

CAC Meets Again To Discuss Fenway Corners Project The Boston Sun

May 25, 2023: Thebostonsun: The project would also allocate $13.5 million for areawide transportation improvements ($6.50 per square foot) extend the Richard B. Ross Way from Van Ness Street to Brookline Avenue and create a Ross Way bike hub with valet service available on nongame days and create .75 miles of new bike lanes and roadway improvements, said Tsipis.

Cycling without age

May 24, 2023: Ca: Cycling without age

Boston will install more speed humps, increase ‘No Turn on Red’ intersections as fatal pedestrian crashes jump across Massachusetts

May 23, 2023: Wbur: With drivers speeding down side streets in city neighborhoods and fatal pedestrian crashes rising across Massachusetts, Boston will soon install more speed humps and add more “No Turn on Red” intersections in the hopes of making streets safer.

Bicyclist deaths drop in Boston Axios Boston

May 23, 2023: Axios: There were 1.5 fatal bicycle crashes on average for every million Greater Boston residents between 2017-2021, per data from the League of American Bicyclists via the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration — down 51% from 2012-2016.

Pedaling against cancer Cycle for Survival pushes it to the limit for the cause Boston 25 News

May 01, 2023: Boston25news: A group of bicyclists pushed it to the limit to raise money for cancer research Saturday morning.

Cambridge residents, officials hope Memorial Drive will reopen to pedestrians, cyclists all weekend

April 29, 2023: Bostonherald: Cambridge residents and leaders are hoping a change in leadership at the state Department of Conservation and Recreation will lead to Memorial Drive reopening all weekend for pedestrians and cyclists.

Somerville Publishes Final Bicycle Network Plan!

April 11, 2023: Voice: The Plan proposes an 88-mile citywide network of connected protected bicycle lanes and low speed and low volume residential streets – Neighborways – where people of all ages and abilities will be able to bike safely and comfortably. Compared to the fragmented 30-mile network that exists today, the Bicycle Network Plan envisions a future with vastly more biking infrastructure, safer facilities, and better connectivity.

He’s off to the races with a new pro bicycling league The Boston Globe

April 4, 2023: Bostonglobe: Bike racing has never been a major sport in the US, and many of the highestprofile races, like the Tour de California, Tour de Georgia, and Colorado Classic, had bonked before or because of COVID. (Thats cycling jargon for running out of energy.) Wallace believes theres opportunity to elevate the sport with his new National Cycling League, staging singleday races in city centers. The first one takes place this weekend in Miami Beach.span

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