Boston Bike Rides

July 19th, 2010 in Local

A lot of people commute to work by bike, using their two wheels in a purely utilitarian manner. Others use their bikes as a form of exercise without the thought of taking in the scenery as they ride by. What about those who want a little more interest in their rides? Boston.com often posts short […]

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ZipBike? Bike Sharing in Boston Gets Federal Cash

July 9th, 2010 in City of Boston: Bicycle Sharing, Local

Details about the Boston Bike Sharing program have been trickling out over the past year or so and it looks as though the program is even closer to fruition. Today, it was announced that Boston is getting a $3 million federal grant that will go to support the bike sharing program. According to most reports, […]

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Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Program…

July 7th, 2010 in Bicycle Events, City of Boston: Bicycle Sharing, Local

  What better way to come back from a few days off than with good news? The continued growth in support of cycling in the Bay State once again bore fruit at this year’s Bay State Bike Week. According to a MassRIDES email sent out to subscribers, participants “cycled 31,600 miles, burning 1,105,685 calories, and […]

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Brookline Considers Rolling Out Bicycle Rentals

June 3rd, 2010 in Local

As officials in Boston continue talks to launch a citywide bicycle rental program, Brookline will soon join Cambridge and Somerville in studying whether to sign on to the proposed service. “We think Brookline would be a natural participant for this,” said John Dempsey, a member of the town’s Bicycle Advisory Committee. Boston is in talks […]

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Boston Gears Up for Biggest Bike-Sharing Program

August 13th, 2009 in Local

Boston gears up for new bike-sharing program that would be nation’s largest, with 2,500 bikes The city is entering talks with a Montreal-based company to create what would be the nation’s largest urban bike-sharing system. Boston officials are hoping to reach a decision with the Public Bike System Co. in the next 60 days to […]

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