bicycling

By - 10/14/10 - 8:01 am

Wicked Local reports on a a bike-vs-pedestrian crash near BC in Newton the other day, adds:

Bicyclists lose a lot of credibility for their deserved gripes about cars not sharing the road when they are running people down in crosswalks.

By - 10/8/10 - 3:10 pm

Brookline Patch reports that after the bicyclist became disengaged, the driver sped off. Victim sustained serious injuries in the 1 p.m. incident

By - 10/5/10 - 8:30 am

Possible Longfellow realignmentOne possible outbound Longfellow realignmentA state task force meets Wednesday to consider possible options for re-aligning the venerable bridge as part of the state's $255-million repair program.

The session to consider three options begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Shriners Hospital auditorium, 51 Blossom... Read more

By - 9/29/10 - 8:09 pm

Bicyclists

John Tammaro photographed some of the women racers in the Mayor's Cup on Sunday.

Copyright John Tammaro. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 9/26/10 - 9:43 am

Jeff Cutler reports from City Hall Plaza this morning:

By - 9/21/10 - 11:28 pm

Dan Kennedy shows off what he has to wear around his arm for the next week or so following surgery for the shattered elbow he got in a bicycle accident (no, no cars were involved). The Percocets help immensely, he types with his one good arm.

By - 9/20/10 - 7:51 pm

Boston Police report a 46-year-old man was taken away with "life-threatening injuries" following a collision around 4:30 p.m. at Melnea Cass. Boulevard and Mass. Ave. - about a block away from Boston Medical Center.... Read more

By - 9/18/10 - 12:40 am

The Globe reports on the parking-lot incident at the South Shore Plaza.

By - 9/13/10 - 8:49 am

A review of Montreal's Bixi bike-sharing program - similar to the one we were originally promised for this past spring - shows most users turn to bikes to replace walking or trips on public transit, rather than car rides, the Montreal Gazette reports.

Via TransitWire.com.... Read more

By - 9/9/10 - 7:48 am

Wicked Local Cambridge fills in the blanks on an Aug. 30 incident that stretched along Mass. Ave.

By - 9/8/10 - 6:13 pm

Wicked Local Newton reports a 13-year-old boy was crossing with the light at Waltham and Washington streets around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday when a car plowed through the intersection and hit him. He went to the hospital as a precaution; the driver fled after first checking on him.

By - 8/31/10 - 10:10 am

Cambridge Police report:

On 08/30/10 at 11:04 PM, Ibrahim Zaoui, 34, of 449 Broadway in Everett was arrested after he used his motor vehicle as a weapon to strike a bicyclist on Mass Ave after an argument.

Charge: Armed assault with intent to murder.

Innocent, etc.... Read more

By - 8/30/10 - 9:50 am

Boston Biker relays a report on an incident during Friday evening's Critical Mass ride through Central Square.

Boston Critical Mass discussion of the incident.

By - 8/16/10 - 3:18 pm

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Neal Simpson, editor of the Brookline Patch hyperlocal site, scoops the major media sites (apparently) with a story about a driver who was so pissed off with a bicyclist (who he accused of damaging his car) that he tried to run him down by driving through part of the Olmsted Park.

Police say Robert Nicosia, 66, sped through the park

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By - 8/11/10 - 6:33 am

Pineda Marly Pineda, who died Monday afternoon in a collision at Kelton Street and Commonwealth Avenue, completed a master's in exercise and sport science this year at Smith College, two years after earning a BA in education and child study there, according to a remembrance posted on the Smith Web site.

Pineda,24... Read more

By - 8/9/10 - 7:36 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim has died. See the comments below for some first-person accounts.

Kelton Street is closed at Comm. Ave., Kaz and Mike Juergens tweet.

By - 8/2/10 - 9:19 am

Georgy recaps the highs and lows of a bike trip through the urban wilds instead of her originally planned ride along the Minuteman bike path.

By - 7/31/10 - 11:16 am

Sean Roche reports from last night's monthly Critical Mass bike ride from Copley Square to Cambridge and back to Boston. Aside from one Masshole doing stupid, annoying stuff on his bike, he says he was greatly impressed by "lots of smart young people, men and women, for the most part asserting their legal right to the road, not looking for trouble."... Read more

By - 7/26/10 - 8:52 am

Fibro Witch reports on an incident late last night at the Storrow exit onto Charlesgate:

... Riding after 11:30 pm, no bike light, no helmet, short dress. I bet the dress looks nice on you when you tie up the back. Not so great an idea when they are flapping around your rear tire.

And those flip flops, wrong wrong wrong for riding

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