2014 Boston Bike Friendly Businesses


The Bike Friendly Business program was started in 2008 to acknowledge businesses that have committed to helping Boston continue on the path towards becoming a world-class cycling city. Since then we’ve had over 150 businesses apply to be named as a Boston Bike Friendly Business. These organizations range from small businesses with just two employees, […]

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Getting 100 More Bikes Rolling in South Boston

The goal of Roll it Forward is to repair used bikes and get them out to low-income Boston residents who would not otherwise have access to a bike. Bikes provide exercise, transportation, and joy, among other things. With the help of many people, Roll it Forward got exactly 100 bikes rolling in South Boston on April […]

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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


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!


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


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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Did you know?

In 2012, Boston surpassed 60 miles of bike lane. This is up from 60 yards in 2007. We continue to add 10–20 miles per year. Check out the Bike Network Plan to see our plans for the future.

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