FREE Bike Check Ups!

April 19th, 2018 in Bicycle Events, Bicycle Safety

Just in time for summer, BU Bike Safety is offering FREE Bike Check Ups! Flat tire? Squeaky chain? Sketchy Brakes? Expert mechanics from Landry’s Bicycles will be happy to take a look at that for you. Date: 05/10/2018 (Thu.) Time: 8:00am – 10:00am Location: West end of Cummington Mall RSVP to reserve a time-slot!

Protected Bike Lanes Are Coming to Comm Ave!

November 2nd, 2017 in Bicycle Safety, Bikes, Safety

Have you noticed a lot of construction on Comm Ave through west campus? Find out what it’s all about in this BU Today article about Comm Ave and protected bike lanes.

Active Commuting Workshop Oct. 25

October 6th, 2017 in Bicycle Events, Bicycle Safety

Getting a workout on your way to work might be easier than you think. Plus, it’s fun, good for the environment, and can even save you money. Carl Larson from Parking and Transportation Services will share tips for integrating physical activity, particularly walking and biking, into your everyday commute. Good news for folks who commute […]

Traffic Skills 101 Bicycling Class Oct 14-15

September 29th, 2017 in Bicycle Events, Bicycle Safety, Safety

MassBike and Landry’s Bicycles will host a Traffic Skills 101 class at Harvard University’s Allston campus on October 14-15 (Sat/Sun) 10am-1pm both days. This class is the pre-requisite for anyone considering becoming a League Cycling Instructor through the League of American Bicyclists. Even if you aren’t considering becoming an LCI, the class would add value to anyone looking to gain some confidence […]

FREE Bike Checkups on 10/4

September 29th, 2017 in Bicycle Events, Bicycle Safety, Safety

Does your bike need some air in the tires? Oil on the chain? Maybe the brakes need to be checked out by a pro? No problem! Drop by the corner of Commonwealth and Granby, across from Warren Towers (map) between 11:30 and 1:30 on Wednesday, October 4th for a FREE Bike Checkup care of BU […]

BU Today Article: Biking In Boston

September 28th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety, Bikes, Safety

Class is at the College of Communication in 20 minutes, but home base is StuVi II. Among the options for making it on time are catching the BUS (BU Shuttle), cramming onto the Green Line, or sprinting down Comm Ave. And one more: riding a bike. But you need to know a few things before pedaling […]

Why Cycletrack Networks Should be the Next Great American Transit Project

June 30th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety

Our country has faced a challenge like this before and triumphed. Pity the driver who dared attempt a cross-country road trip in the early 20th century. Consider what an engineer for the primitive Lincoln Highway suggested motorists bring along for such a journey: a shovel, an ax, a four-foot hardwood plank, 50 feet of rope, 16 […]

Walk/Ride Day is Tomorrow, June 26th – Free Breakfast and Bike Tune-ups at the GSU!

June 25th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety

Walk/Ride Day » Sustainability » Boston University This month, the benefits of taking a sustainable commute to work include free breakfast and bike tune-ups at BU! Join us on June 26th from 8-10am on the George Sherman Union Plaza for checking in your commute. In conjunction with Orientation Session Three, this will be a great opportunity to demonstrate […]

2015 Bike Safety Day/Sustainability Festival Scheduled For Thursday, September 17

June 24th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety

More details to follow!

BUPD To Distribute Free Bike Helmets To Boston Kids At Annual Bike Rodeo on Saturday, June 20

June 17th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety

This will be a fun event for kids that will include teaching about bicycle and helmet safety, a lottery for three free bikes, finger painting, free food including hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks. *C-11 would be interested in donations of new (in original packaging) bike helmets for ages 2-12! When: June 20th     10:00 AM -1:00 PM […]