BU Today Article: Biking In Boston

September 28th, 2015 in Bicycle 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 […]

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Day! Thursday, September 17

September 14th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety

Boston Globe Editorial: Take Aggressive Steps to Improve Bicyclists’ Safety

September 14th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety

THE DEATH OF research scientist Anita Kurmann, who was struck and killed at a Back Bay intersection, is the latest sobering reminder that creating a safe city for cyclists involves more than painting white lines for bike lanes on congested Boston streets. Although public discussion around sustainable transportation tends to focus primarily on automobile traffic […]

City of Cambridge Introduces Turn Boxes for Bicycles

August 10th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety

Using the new Binney Bike Boxes in 6(ish) easy steps With the paving on Binney Streets between Land Blvd and Third Street finally (Finally!) done, the City of Cambridge is going about getting lane markings down on the roadway. And among those lane markings you may have noticed some peculiar (for Boston/Cambridge, anyway) green boxes […]

5 Anti-Bike Arguments That Should Be Retired

July 20th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety

It’s time to move beyond the misguided war between bikes and cars. Doing so requires all parties on urban streets to acknowledge that city mobility is a collective problem without an either-or answer. In the spirit of a healthier such discussion, we’ve culled from this excellent list of anti-bike arguments that should be put to […]

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 […]

Bike Racks Located Next To CFA Unavailable Beginning Friday, June 5

June 4th, 2015 in Bicycle Safety

Due to the repaving of the alleyway between CFA and CGS, the bike racks in this area will be unavailable beginning at 6 P.M. on Friday, June 5. Work in the alley will be conducted on Saturday and racks will be available for use beginning on Monday, June 8. Parking & Transportation Services will be […]