2015

May
06

Between April 2 and May 6, the Bicycle Safety Committee has given away 124 bicycle helmets from its latest shipment

Apr
22

BU Bike Safety Committee Participates In Earth Day Celebration

The BU Bike Safety Committee participated in BU Earth Day in the GSU Plaza. At the event, Bike Safety gave away 26 helmets, 52 rear bike lights, 1 Kryptonite U lock, and distributed “Look” side mirror decals and other bike safety literature.

Apr
13

U Lock Information Campaign

BU Bike Safety volunteers canvassed the Charles Rive Campus and placed 74 U-Lock hangtags on bicycles employing only cable locks. The hangtags, designed through a partnership with Kryptonite, look like a standard U-lock and read, “This is what your bike should look like when it’s locked.” The flip side of the hangtag offers steps to properly lock a bicycle.

Apr
02

Bicycle Helmet Shipment Received

The Bike Safety Committee received a shipment of 262 new bicycle helmets. The helmets are available free of charge to all members of the BU community.

2014

Oct
22

Safety forum at Harvard University with COBRA team

Safety forum at Harvard University with COBRA team

Oct
18

Bike Safety Enforcement – Campus Wide

Entire BUPD bike unit mobilized for the Head of the Charles Regatta, October 18 and October 19.  Multiple stops conducted throughout the weekend.  Over 100 warnings issued for multiple infractions and educational information distributed.

Sep
30

Bike Safety Enforcement – Saint Paul and Commonwealth Avenue

31 Stops at the corner of St. Paul and Comm. Ave. Warnings issued.  Educational information distributed.

Sep
19

Donation to Bikes Not Bombs Earn-a-Bike Program

Earn-A-Bike Details

Sep
18

Bike Safety Enforcement – BU Bridge

Total of 86 stops at the BU Bridge. Citations, written warnings, educational information issued and helmets handed out.

Sep
18

Bike Safety / Sustainable Festival

Sep
05

BU / BC Bike Safety Campaign

Rhett, Baldwin, and the BU/BC Police are now working together to keep us safe on Comm. Ave. as we share the road that connects us all.

Please see take a look at the mailbox insert that we are distributing to all students.

BU-BC Protecting Your Butt Gray 17x11

Sep
01

Wicked Smaht Kids Bike Safety Video

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Aug
27

Kryptonite Campaign

Kryptonite Campaign

Aug
25

BU/BC….Something We Can Finally Agree On

BU-BC FInally Yellow

Aug
01

Newly Developed Partnership with BC, Harvard, MIT & Northeastern

Apr
02

Bicycle, Pedestrian, & Motorist Safety Enforcement

Mar
15

Helmet Hair is Beautiful…Helmets Save Lives Helmet Safety Campaign

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Jan
09

BU Hosts University Bike Safety Summit

With Harvard, Boston College & MIT and

Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Quincy, Transit and State Police

2013

Oct
15

Put Your Helmet On!

A rap video for bike safety, starring Rhett!

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Sep
19

Biking for Everyone: Urban Cycling Workshop

Sponsored by the BU Bike Safety Committee and MassBike.

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Sep
12

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Events

BU, Boston, Massachusetts State Police, MBTA Police, and Brookline Bike Patrol Officers distribute free bike helmets to cyclists.

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Sep
12

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Events

6th Annual Bike & Pedestrian Safety Day on Marsh Plaza.

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Sep
12

Bike Safety Campaigns

Bike Safety Committee launches the free BU Bike Accident Toolkit app for iOS and Android phones.

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Sep
09

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Events

Distribute double sided Bike Safety Day invites/MassBike’s Go By Bike Rules of the Road postcards to every on-campus resident, including all members of the freshman class.

Sep
02

Bike Safety Campaigns

Produce 40,000 LOOK for bikes side-mirror clings. LOOK clings are available at numerous locations on campus and are included with all BU parking permits.

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May
20

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Events

BU, Boston, and Brookline Bike Patrol Officers distribute free bike helmets, safety tip sheets, lights and reflectors to cyclists along Commonwealth Ave.

May
15

Bike Safety Classes

BU, Boston, and Brookline Bike Patrol Officers distribute free bike helmets, safety tip sheets, lights and reflectors to cyclists along Commonwealth Ave.

May
13

Bike Safety Classes

BU, Boston, and Brookline Bike Patrol Officers distribute free bike helmets, safety tip sheets, lights and reflectors to cyclists along Commonwealth Ave.

May
03

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Events

Bike Safety Committee participate in BU Earth Day Festival. Hands out free helmets, lights, and safety information.

Mar
28

Bike Safety Class: The Future of Bicycling: Laws & Policies

Presented in cooperation with MET UA550 Bicycle Planning and Advocacy.

Mar
18

Bike Safety Campaigns

Mayor Menino and Boston University Launch Bike-Safety Initiative.

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2012

Dec
10

Biking for Everyone: Winter Workshop

Sponsored by the BU Bike Safety Committee, BU Bikes, Mass Bike, and Boston Collaborative for Food & Fitness and the Commonwheels Bicycle Co-op.

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Oct
20

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Events

Bike Safety Committee installs three curbside bike racks on Commonwealth Ave. in converted metered parking spaces.

Oct
18

Bike, Motorist & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

BU, Boston, and Brookline Bike Patrol Officers distribute free bike helmets, safety tip sheets, lights, and reflectors to cyclists along Commonwealth Ave.

Oct
13

Biking for Everyone: Commuter Workshop

Sponsored by the BU Bike Safety Committee, BU Bikes, Mass Bike, and Boston Collaborative for Food & Fitness.

Sep
28

Bike, Motorist & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

BU, Boston and Brookline Police Cycling and Motorist Enforcement along Commonwealth Ave.

Sep
26

Bike, Motorist & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

BU, Boston and Brookline Police Cycling and Motorist Enforcement along Commonwealth Ave.

Sep
24

Bike, Motorist & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

BU, Boston and Brookline Police Cycling and Motorist Enforcement along Commonwealth Ave.

Sep
19

Bike for Everyone: On-Bike Skills Class

Sponsored by the BU Bike Safety Committee, Mass Bike, and Boston Collaborative for Food & Fitness.

Sep
16

Bike for Everyone: On-Bike Skills Class

Sponsored by the BU Bike Safety Committee, Mass Bike, and Boston Collaborative for Food & Fitness.

Sep
13

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Events

5th Annual Bike & Pedestrian Safety Day: Estimated attendance was 5,000.

Sep
10

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Events

Distributes double-sided Bike Safety Day invites/MassBike’s Go By Bike Rules of the Road postcards to every on-campus resident, including all members of the freshman class.

Sep
10

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Events

Distributes the Mass Bicycling Coalition’s Bicyclists Ride Smarter bike safety tip sheet to every on-campus mailbox (9,000+).

Sep
07

2012 Comm Ave Fair

Rents 30 bicycles through Urban AdvenTours and give safe riding instructional tours of the Allston area to BU students.

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Sep
07

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Table at the Comm. Ave. Fair

The Bike Safety Committee hires Urban AdvenTours to provide guides and 25 bikes for 4 hours to take students on bike safety education tours of the campus.

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Jul
21

Bike for Everyone: On-Bike Skills Class

Sponsored by the BU Bike Safety Committee, Mass Bike, and& Boston Collaborative for Food & Fitness.

Feb
20

Bike & Pedestrian Safety Events

Boston University’s Bike Safety Committee recently wins top honors at the 2012 CASE District I Conference for its advertising campaign, which focused on increasing awareness of the Bike Safety efforts on campus.

2011

Oct
16

Bike for Everyone: On-Bike Skills Class

Sponsored by the BU Bike Safety Committee, Mass Bike, and Boston Collaborative for Food & Fitness.

Sep
15

Bike Safety Accomplishments

BU, Boston, and Brookline and Cambridge Bike Patrol Officers distribute 100 free bike helmets, safety tip sheets, lights, and reflectors to cyclists along Commonwealth Ave.

Sep
15

Bike Safety Accomplishments

4th Annual Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Day.

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Aug
20

Bike Safety Accomplishments

In partnership with the BUPD, the Bike Safety Committee releases a bike helmet safety video featuring BUPD officer Din Jenkins.

Aug
20

Bike Safety Accomplishments

The Bike Safety Committee designs and installs “Look Left for Bikes” stencils in every Commonwealth Ave. crosswalk from Kenmore Square to Babcock Street.

Aug
20

Bike Safety Accomplishments

Produce and distribute 3,000 “do’s and don’ts” safety tip magnets. In cooperation with BU Vending, magnets were affixed to 3,000 microfridges during move-in.

Jul
12

Bike Safety Accomplishments

BU, Boston, and Brookline Bike Patrol Officers distribute free bike helmets, safety tip sheets, lights, and reflectors to cyclists along Commonwealth Ave.

Jul
06

Bike Safety Accomplishments

BU qualifies as a 2011 Boston Bike Friendly Business. Award bestowed on behalf of Mayor Menino and the City of Boston.

Apr
16

Bike Safety Accomplishments

BU, Boston and Brookline Bike Patrol Officers distributed free bike helmets, safety tip sheets, light and reflectors to cyclists along Commonwealth Avenue.

Feb
20

Bike Safety Accomplishments

Bike Safety Committee creates and distributes 2000 “Your lock stinks but not for long” bike tags/20% off a new u-lock and 900 orange “violation” tickets containing safe riding tips and a 20% coupon for helmets, locks and lights at Landry’s Bicycles.

Feb
20

Bike Safety Accomplishments

BU Bike Safety Committee launches a Helmet Hair Contest for all 2010-2011 RHA members.

Jan
21

Bike Safety Accomplishments

Members of the BU Bike Safety Committee are appointed to a Citizens Working Group to assist in the development of the Boston Bicycle Network Plan.

2010

Sep
20

Bike Safety Accomplishments

Opening of the Warren Towers indoor bike storage room.

Sep
07

Bike Safety Accomplishments

3rd Annual Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Day.

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Aug
31

Bike Safety Accomplishments

The Bike Safety Committee participates in the 2010 Commonwealth Ave. Fair and features a soft rollout of the newly adopted BU bicycle regulations.

Aug
20

Bike Safety Accomplishments

Produce and distribute 3,000 “do’s and don’ts” safety tip magnets. In cooperation with BU Vending, magnets were affixed to 3000 microfridges during move-in.

May
27

Bike Safety Accomplishments

Judicial Affairs produces a student safety video featuring safe riding practices, helmet safety, and proper bike lock usage.