Federal Transportation Bill A Step Backwards

The federal transportation bill, a focus of much analysis and anxiety (we’ve written most recently about it here and here), was finally passed through congress late last week. It’s not good news. This bill, which was largely based on the Senate’s legislation “MAP-21″, is being considered a “step backwards,” a “failure,” a “missed opportunity,” and [...]

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Autumn Escape Bike Trek – September 28th – 30th

The American Lung Association needs your support in our fight for healthy lungs and healthy air. Join us for the 2012  September 28th to 30th  Autumn Escape Bike Trek. This cycling adventure from Plymouth to Provincetown offers a weekend filled with beautiful scenery, entertainment and fun. To find out more about how you can escape [...]

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Update: The 2012 Summer Century and Family Fun Ride Routes Set

The routes for the 2012 Summer Century and Family Fun Ride have been set and can be found in full detail here. We are really looking forward to this event and hope to see you there! Here is a little bit more information about the ride in case you are unfamiliar… The Summer Century and [...]

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Keep MassBike Rolling During Our 2012 Summer Appeal

Whether we ride every day or just occasionally, we are all cyclists. We ride because it is good for the environment, our health, our communities, and just for the fun of it. There as many reasons to ride a bicycle as there are places to ride. But no matter what your reasons are for getting [...]

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On-Street Bike Parking = Awesome!

I saw this in Kendall Square, Cambridge, on my commute recently:   What an awesome sight! I’ve seen similar on-street bike parking in Boston, Somerville, and even suburban Lexington. Why do we think this is so great? Several reasons: It increases the number of bike racks dramatically and quickly It uses existing space (usually a [...]

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Featured Event: “Circle The City” This Sunday

Join us in Franklin Park in Boston this Sunday, June 24th, for the first Circle The City event. Visit our booth for bicycling safety information, memberships, maps, and the latest MassBike merchandise. And park you bike in our free valet bike parking, sponsored by the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness! Free activities for all [...]

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