Bicycling

By - 11/15/17 - 9:15 am

Cambridge Day reports Cambridge residents and business owners pissed off by bicyclists and their bike lanes have started strategizing how to take over transportation planning in the city.

By - 11/5/17 - 1:49 pm

Friends of Antawani Wright have set up a GoFundMe site to help his family pay for his funeral following his death on Friday.

By - 11/3/17 - 5:15 pm

WHDH reports on the crash shortly before 2 p.m. on East Cottage Street near Norfolk Avenue.

By - 9/28/17 - 10:35 am

On Monday, Revere starts a pilot project with a Chinese company called Ofo. The bikes are bright yellow, and one difference from Hubway is you won't have to return bikes to a designated station - just leave the bike anywhere in Revere where it's legal to leave a bike.

Via the ever adorable Elmer.

By - 8/31/17 - 3:40 pm
New path in Forest Hills

Clay Harper reports the tar was still hot when this jogger decided to try out a new bike path put down today as part of the Arborway road project in Forest Hills.

By - 8/27/17 - 2:47 pm

Melissa Obleada asks:

New cyclist is looking for a group to ride with, bonus if it's a group of women. Any suggestions?

By - 7/12/17 - 9:02 am
New cycle track in Cambridge

Devin Cole shows us the new cycle track - bike lanes marked off by more than just paint - along Brattle Street in Harvard Square.

HUGE upgrade for safety and access.

By - 7/9/17 - 9:49 pm

BPD Capt. John Greland reports a crash tonight outside 165 Saratoga St was serious enough to have the homicide unit and the fatal-accident reconstruction team called in just in case.

By - 7/8/17 - 9:34 am

At Boylston and Berkeley streets this morning:

By - 6/27/17 - 10:11 am
New Commercial Street bike path

Seasoned Boston bicyclist Greg Hum is loving the new dedicated bike lanes on Commercial Street in the North End:

Is this Boston or am I dreaming?!?! New 2way protected commercial st cycle track is BOMB.

By - 6/8/17 - 8:57 am

A woman riding a bicycle on Geneva Avenue near Waldeck Street was hit by a vehicle whose driver kept on going, around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday. She was taken to the hospital with serious head trauma. 617 Images reports the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

By - 5/30/17 - 5:11 pm

The Dutch Reach

The RMV reports it will add instructions on a new door-opening technique to the official new-driver manual in an attempt to reduce the number of bicyclist doorings. Read more.

By - 5/25/17 - 5:28 pm

Hubway will add more than 70 bike-rental stations over the next two years to the 127 it already operates in Boston, under a new contract with the city of Boston, Mayor Walsh's office said today. Read more.

By - 5/22/17 - 9:22 am

Jonathan Fertig and some friends went along Mass. Ave. overnight, planting these signs in the alleged buffers between the bike lanes and the rest of the road.

By - 5/17/17 - 7:48 am

"Some bicycle and pedestrian safety advocates aren’t pleased with comments Mayor Martin J. Walsh made on Boston Public Radio Tuesday."

Boston Globe reports.

By - 5/12/17 - 9:41 am

Brookline Police report a motorist who'd just parked on the inbound side of Beacon Street yesterday opened his door into the bike lane - and a bicyclist in the lane was unable to stop in time and rode into it. The driver was cited for failure to use safety when opening a door. The bicyclist was not hurt.

By - 5/1/17 - 8:12 pm
Silver camry

Car looks like this, but with orange license plates and damage.

Family and friends of Rick Archer say he died today, after being hit by a car whose driver then kept going early Sunday. Read more.

By - 4/30/17 - 8:53 am

WBZ reports the crash happened at Commonwealth Avenue and Clarendon Street around 3:30 a.m.

By - 4/29/17 - 1:26 pm

Dr. B asks:

Seeking recommendations for a bike trail north of the mass pike. Prefer paved, not too hilly and far from cars.

By - 3/24/17 - 1:04 pm

Associated Press interviews the Rev. Laura Everett, executive director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches and author of an impending book, Holy Spokes, about the spirituality she's discovered as a daily Boston bicycle rider:

Bicycling through Boston's twisting, traffic-clogged streets may seem more about self-preservation than spiritual enlightenment.

For the Rev. Laura Everett, her daily 6-mile commute is a way of connecting to her adopted city, its residents, and her sense of community and vulnerability.