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By adamg - 9/22/22 - 9:54 am

The Beacon Hill Times reports on changes coming to Cambridge Street between Court Street and the Longfellow Bridge.

More details on the plans.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 12:24 pm

Mayor Wu and BTD today announced plans for 9.4 miles of new bike lanes to be marked out and built in Boston by December, 2023, part of a three-year plan to ensure that half of all Bostonians will be within a three-minute walk of a "a safe and connected bike route." Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/22 - 10:55 am
Bicyclist on I-93 north - in the tunnel

Joshua Fabian spotted this dude pedaling as hard as he could last night in the O'Neill Tunnel under the streets of Boston. No word if he kept going up onto the Zakim.

By adamg - 8/19/22 - 4:53 pm

People trying to register for Bluebikes accounts right now are can't, because the app is dead, something about servers or something. Bluebikes reports it's aware of the problem (not surprising given that @RideBlueBikes on Twitter is being barraged with complaints) and is telling would-be riders:

We appreciate you reaching out to report this issue. Our engineers have already been notified and are working on a fix as we speak. Thanks for your patience and understanding.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 11:29 pm

After initially announcing two weeks of rolling closures of the Southwest Corridor bike path that was supposed to be an alternative to the shuttered Orange Line, DCR now says it only needs to do repair work for three days, starting on Thursday, Aug. 18. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/17/22 - 2:23 pm

Update: Work shortened to just three days, starting Thursday.

In the run up to Friday's month-long Orange Line shutdown, one of the alternatives touted by officials, at least for people south of downtown, was riding a bike up and down the Southwest Corridor. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/22 - 9:34 pm

Cambridge Day reports a Somerville bicyclist died after an SUV driver opened his door on Broadway on Friday just as the bicyclist was passing by.

By adamg - 8/2/22 - 9:16 am
Creating an ad-hoc bike lane on Charles Street on Beacon Hill

The Boston Cyclists Union organized an ad-hoc people-protected bike lane along Charles Street on Beacon Hill this morning to press the city to add more bike lanes to downtown and adjacent areas.

By adamg - 7/22/22 - 11:55 am

Organizers of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon today announced they've postponed the three-event competition until Aug. 20-21. Read more.

By adamg - 7/16/22 - 10:38 am
Bicyclists in Copley Square

Erica Mattison was among the scores of bicyclists yesterday evening in Copley Square who set off for the first Boston Bike Party in a long time.

The Fort Pointer captured the procession through the Seaport (and, yes, one of the Seaport's Lambo drivers making the rounds): Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/22 - 3:48 pm

A group calling itself Cambridge Streets for All today sued to block the city from putting in any more bike lanes, accusing the city of recklessly ruining storeowners' livelihoods with plans to create the lanes. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/22 - 8:00 am

The Harvard Crimson provides an overview of the growing brouhaha over whether Cambridge should rescind the pandemic-inspired Saturday shutdowns of its river road. On the one hand: Bicyclists and others who appreciate the addition to the long-standing seasonal Sunday shutdown. On the other hand: Nearby residents who say they are trapped in their homes by drivers diverted from the road.

By adamg - 1/24/22 - 9:21 am
Traffic cones now sitting on the Charles River below the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge

Eitan Normand shows us all the traffic cones now sitting on the Charles River below the Mass. Ave. Bridge. The state had put the cones down as part of a pilot to add bike lanes to the bridge.

MassDOT Administrator Jonathan Gulliver is pissed. Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/22 - 11:40 am
Bobcat clearing Massachusetts Avenue bike lane

Boston Public Works shows us one of their mini-plows clearing the Mass. Ave. bike lane across from the Christian Science Center early this morning.

By adamg - 11/19/21 - 2:17 pm

MassDOT announced today it will add protected bike lanes to the Mass. Ave. Bridge as part of a wintertime pilot involving signs and traffic barrels. Read more.

By adamg - 10/22/21 - 3:50 pm

The new bridge will connect the Assembly MBTA stop with the Northern Strand bicycle path. Read more.

By adamg - 10/14/21 - 2:48 pm
Biking on Revere Beach

A man bicycled along the water's edge at Revere Beach yesterday.

By adamg - 10/2/21 - 9:47 pm

Cambridge Police report a man was robbed of his bike around 3 a.m. outside 359 Green St. in Central Square. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/21 - 10:33 am

BTD reports that among the new rental stations planned by Bluebikes are several in Boston's southernmost neighborhood. Read more.

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