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Bike lanes to be added to Hub roadways by 2018

By Steven Dufour In an attempt to keep up with the city’s growing bike population, Boston Bikes announced on Friday a plan to add 75 miles of bike paths to Boston in the next five years. The Bike Network Plan outlines several stages of implementation for various types of lanes, traffic signals and signs specifically […]

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Bike Safety Focus of BU’s Sustainability Festival

Free tune-ups today for those who bring bikes Get a sticky note and jot this down: Bring bike to campus today. Why? Because you could score a free bike tune-up along with a helmet, lights, and other cycling swag just by showing up at Marsh Plaza between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. It’s all part […]

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CRC and BUMC Receive Bike Friendly Business Awards

Both the Charles River Campus and Medical Campus were recognized as Bike Friendly Businesses by Transportation Commissioner Thomas Tinlin at Mayor Menino’s Bike Friendly Business Awards. Forty-one businesses were honored at the sixth annual ceremony held on May 17th at City Hall Plaza. The awards recognize businesses that promote bike-friendly practices such as encouraging employees […]

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Test-Driving Hubway

BU Today takes Boston’s new bike-share program for a spin 09.13.2011By Leslie Friday New Balance Hubway is Boston’s new bike-share program, with three stations on the Charles River Campus, along Comm Ave. Photo by Cydney Scott  Anyone navigating Commonwealth Avenue knows it’s a circus. Cars, trucks, bikes, trolleys, and pedestrians barrel along and skitter across the […]

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Excellence in Commuter Options

The Medical Campus and the Charles River Campus received 2012 Pinnacle Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards by MassRides and  Massachusetts Coalition of Transportation Management Associations.

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’11 Eco Awards

Boston University Medical Campus receives the Excellence in Commuter Options award by encouraging employees to use alternative modes of transportation.

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’11 Bicycle Friendly Business Award

Boston University’s Charles River Campus is pleased to announce that it has received the Bronze Award from Mayor Menino’s Boston Bike Friendly Businesses program.  This is the first time that the Charles River Campus has received this honor. Now in its third year, Mayor Menino’s Bike Friendly Business awards recognize companies that incorporate bike-friendly practices […]

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How to Make a Bamboo Bike

Watch this video on YouTube World’s largest grass is stronger than you think Some people are tinkerers — they whittle tiny statues from pieces of wood or bars of soap or knit baby booties. Michael Mann leaves these folks in their own sawdust and yarn scraps. He’s built a 17-foot kayak from light wood and […]

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Galen Mook founded BU Bikes

Feeling that a unified bike community was needed to encourage a more bike-friendly urban landscape, BU alum, Galen Mook, founded BU Bikes, a student group devoted to promoting biking on its many fronts.

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