State senators and representatives from either side of the Longfellow Bridge want the state to keep the "flex posts" that separate the Longfellow bike lanes from cars over the winter. Read more.
What better place to put a sign urging motorists to "share the road" with bicyclists than in the bicycle lane? Liam Sullivan spotted this sign on Western Avenue in Allston this morning.
Jonathan Costa, 27, of Brookline, faces arraignment today in connection with a crash at the rotary where the Arborway and Centre Street meet, in which a bicyclist was thrown to the road, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Costa is scheduled to face charges of negligent operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of a collision causing injury in West Roxbury Municipal Court, the DA's office says.
Roving UHub videographer JP from Somerville captured this lad just pedaling across the Zakim around 5:30 p.m., adds:
There were about four other kids. I don’t know how or where they got off the highway but I think they must’ve taken the government center exit because they weren’t in the tunnel.
Updated, 11:25 p.m.
State Police report a bicyclist suffered serious injuries when he lost control of his bike on Perkins Street, just west of the Jamaicaway, around 3:20 p.m.
No cars were involved, State Police say, adding that the man, 64 and a Jamaica Plain resident, was taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital.
A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about an Ant bike with no wheels on Topeka Street at Southampton.
WBZ has the dashcam video from another motorist this morning at the rotary by the Arboretum where the Arborway and Centre Street come together.
After finding a bit of cable on the sidewalk on the way home last night, a Fields Corner resident took a look at the day's video from her surveillance system - and watched this slob getting the bike ready for the taking, only he couldn't cut through the second chain securing it and gave up.
She adds she knows the bike's owner, who told her he had not asked for help from this Lance Armstrong doppleganger to free it.
Cambridge Police report an armored-car driver from New Bedford not only refused to move his wide vehicle out of a Mass. Ave. bike lane yesterday, he gave an officer some lip about it: He was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, blocking a bicycle lane and refusing to produce his license and registration.
Or maybe LimeBike is offering underwater tours. In any case, Steve Holt noticed one of the rental bikes sleeping with the fishes in the water off the Harborwalk in East Boston near the East Pier development. Unlike Blue Bikes, these green-and-yellow bikes from north of town are "dockless," which means people are supposed to just leave them wherever they want.
WBZ reports officials in Swampscott called in officials from one of those rental companies that let you drop their bikes wherever and demanded action:
“Our biggest concern is the volume. They seem to be kind of popping up everywhere,” says Swampscott Police Lieutenant Gary Lord. He says the green bikes can become safety problems. “With the bikes tipped over at times and just parking in the wrong spots, smack dab in the middle of a sidewalk,” he says.
Ferris Wheels Bike Shop offers free classes in July, August, and September of 2018. Read more.
A fed-up Charlestown resident files a 311 complaint:
Malden's bikes are being left all over our sidewalks for people to fall over. They have been here for days
MassDOT reported tonight that all lanes on the Longfellow Bridge will be open for business tomorrow. Read more.
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