Commercial St — Connect Historic Boston Public Meeting

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PUBLIC MEETING January 28, 2014 6:00–7:30 PM Nazzaro Center 30 North Bennett Street UPDATED DESIGN FOR CONSTRCTION OF CYCLE TRACK ON ATLANTIC AVENUE AND COMMERCIAL STREET The City of Boston will present an updated plan for the construction of a cycle track on Atlantic Avenue and Commercial Street in the North End neighborhood as part of […]

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1,081 Bikes Distributed in 2013!

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We’re proud to say that in 2013 we distributed 1,081 bikes through our Roll it Forward program! This is a record year, beating out 428 bikes in 2012, 832 in 2011, and 254 in 2010. This means we’ve distributed 2,728 bikes to Bostonians who might not otherwise have access to a bike. To roughly break down the 1,081 bikes of 2013: Recipients: 12 […]

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2013 Boston Bike Counts

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Since 2007 Boston has seen a 78% increase in cycling. Below you can find data from 2013, as well as data dating back to 2007. Click on each image to view a larger version. Counts are conducted each Fall during the hours of 7-9am and 4-6pm. Thank you to all those who have volunteered their time […]

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Heat Wave — January Boston Bike Party!

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Art by Robert Mulak, www.RobertMulak.com Happy New Year! It’s summertime in Antarctica and the Boston Bike Party is enjoying it penguin style. So throw on that Hawaiian shirt, ray-bans, & grass skirt, and head waaaaaay down south with us. Come ride the Heatwave! When: January 21, 2014, departing from Government Center at 7:30pm SHARP. The time has been changed to 7:30pm! FIRST WAVE: Meet up with […]

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3 Connect Historic Boston Public Meetings

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Boston’s Transportation Department has scheduled 3 public meetings to discuss the Connect Historic Boston project. More information on the project can be found at: http://connecthistoric-boston.org/ Proposed Redesign of Union Street and the “Blackstone Block“ December 16, 2013 6:00 PM Boston City Hall, 9th Floor BRA Board Room 900 The City of Boston will present a concept design […]

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7 Reasons to Donate a Bike to Roll it Forward this Winter

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Have a bike you no longer need? Roll it Forward collects used bicycles, fixes them up, and gives them out to Bostonians who could really benefit from a bike. Drop off locations are located throughout eastern Massachusetts. Here are some reasons why you should consider donating a bike today: 1. Clean out your basement/garage/shed. Why take up space […]

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Awesome Canton Girl Scout Bike Drive

This past Sunday could be counted as the first “real” New England winter day. It was about 23 degrees with a windchill close to single digits. It was also the day the Canton Girl Scouts Service Unit Team scheduled to host a bike drive to benefit our Roll it Forward program. We thought perhaps they might […]

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Seaver Street Public Meeting

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Thursday, December 5, 2013 6:00 PM United House of Prayer for All People 206 Seaver Street, Roxbury Please join your neighbors to discuss the proposed roadway and urban design improvements on Seaver Street from Walnut Avenue to Blue Hill Avenue. The project consists of traffic improvements and traffic calming, new street lights, enhanced cross walks and a dedicated cycle […]

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Did you know?

Hub Bicycle in Cambridge (a woman-owned repair shop) offers a free basic maintenance/flat fixing clinic on the first Wednesday of every month, from 7–9 PM.

“No prior knowledge is necessary. Really. Don’t be intimidated.” Advance sign up is required. Tell her that Boston Bikes sent ya.

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