Pedestrian safety, physically separated cycle tracks, and opposition to a proposed fence were front-and-center last night in Allston at a Massachusetts Department of Transportation meeting about the reconstruction of Cambridge Street between Harvard Avenue and Lincoln Street.
More than 150 people attended the meeting, including Allston residents, business owners and transportation experts. Many wore stickers that read "Union Square to the Charles River:" A... Read more
Will test winter rentals this winter.
JF spotted a passive-aggressive note on a bicycle on Beacon Hill this morning. A passive-aggressive note written on a typewriter. A typewriter!
Transit Police have released this video of a guy stealing a bicycle from the bike cage at South Station around 10:40 p.m. on Oct. 24.
Contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text tip to 873873
Busted Knuckle reports it's going to be moving from Centre Street in West Roxbury to 159 Belgrade Ave., near Walworth.
A fuming citizen spokes up about the situation on High Street downtown:
How is it that a legally operating cyclist gets followed and screamed at for riding through a GREEN light? Because the shamlbling hoards [sic] of dumbphone addled zombies at this intersection don't understand that merely shambling into the intersection without looking first does not give them automatic right of way and license... Read more
A Brighton District Court judge let a Watertown man walk out of court today following his arraignment on OUI and leaving-the-scene charges for a crash in Allston that sent two people to the hospital, one with head injuries, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Joseph Besnilian, 23, was ordered to wear a GPS monitor, stay away from the wheel and liquor and obey... Read more
A roving UHub photographer came upon this scene around 2 p.m. today:
City of Boston Parks Department trash truck hit a woman riding a bike at the corner of Beacon and Charles.
Get rid of these stupid things! They are taking up valuable parking spaces. This is a high traffic area right in front of a busy store and Dunkin Donuts. Someone is going to get hurt!... Read more
Word from Boston Bikes by way of Southie Bikes is that a community meeting on proposed bike lanes on West Broadway scheduled for Monday has been abruptly called off:
Neighborhood groups, businesses and elected officials will continue to meet and discuss the possible expansion of bike lanes in South Boston.
Southie Bikes posts a map to prove it.
Boston Police report they are investigating a collision Tuesday morning between a 63-year-old man on a bicycle and a police officer in a cruiser on New Chardon Street. Both were taken to local hospitals, both are expected to survive.
Seems some bicyclists are e-mailing the city Parks and Recreation Department all huffy about the new no-bicycling stencils applied to walkways on the Common last week.
But the ban is actually nothing new - it's just that, unlike in the Public Garden, where bicyclists are also warned to stay out, the previous stencils had faded away, Parks spokeswoman Jacquelyn Goddard says. "This is not a... Read more