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By adamg - 3/28/24 - 9:25 pm

The daughter of man dragged and then crushed by a dump truck at Massachusetts and Huntington avenues in 2022 today filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against both the driver and the New Hampshire company that owned the truck. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/24 - 9:18 am

The Dorchester Reporter has the details on the $32-million project that will stretch into 2025 and include new signals, bike lanes, wider sidewalks, new trees and a roundabout at roundabout at the Weybosset/Greenwood Street intersection.

By adamg - 1/22/24 - 2:07 pm
Three light cycles that play music as you pedal

The Fort Pointer reports coming across these three lightcycles that play music as you pedal: Read more.

By adamg - 12/21/23 - 8:55 pm
Biking Santa on Centre Street in West Roxbury

David Wean forwards this video of Jolly St. Nick getting into one of the new bike lanes on Centre Street in West Roxbury from the area of the firehouse: Read more.

By adamg - 12/20/23 - 9:35 am

The Boston Cyclists Union reports the death of Samuel Alvarado, 21, hit by a garbage truck at Cambridge and Hano streets in Allston Tuesday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 12/20/23 - 9:27 am

Streetsblog Mass reports Bluebikes and Boston officials are set to announce the impending arrival of battery-powered bicycles to rental bike racks in the city.

By adamg - 11/30/23 - 9:20 am
Nissan Rogue parked in a bike lane with a sign saying driver doesn't care, just go around him

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about a Nissan Rogue parked in the bike lane on Tremont Street inbound just past Mass. Ave. in the South End with a very special message for bicyclists yesterday.

The long view: Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/23 - 2:49 pm

The city today announced a program under which Bostonians who have not gotten a Bluebikes pass for the last three years can get one for $60 a year, compared to the normal $129 annual rate.

Bostonians who get MassHealth or SNAP or who meet income requirements can get a year pass now for $5 instead of the previous $50 annual fee.

Application forms.

By adamg - 8/29/23 - 8:49 am

Officials report a 57-year-old man on a bicycle died after he was hit by a UPS truck whose driver was coming the other way and making a left turn from Watertown Street onto Bridge Street in Nonantum around 5:20 p.m. on Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/23 - 2:01 pm

The city today launched a pilot program in Allston in which eight local businesses will use battery-powered cargo bikes to make deliveries in Allston and nearby locations. Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/23 - 2:31 pm

Cambridge Police report that a driver turning left onto Mason Street from Brattle Street slammed into a bicyclist around 8:54 a.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/23 - 11:30 am

A group of West Roxbury residents who say they support the city's plans to slow traffic on Centre Street will hold a "walk and roll" from the post office down to Holy Name Rotary at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/23 - 11:25 am

A vexed citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation in the Public Garden - and a possible solution: Read more.

By adamg - 6/11/23 - 10:37 pm
New Somerville community path

Sifu Tweety videoed a ride on the new community path along the Green Line Extension in Somerville today and set it to "Roadrunner." Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/23 - 10:34 pm
Bicyclist on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Back Bay

Kaitlin snapped this guy outbound on the turnpike at Clarendon Street this evening.

Pike bike in Allston.

By adamg - 6/9/23 - 2:57 pm

The MBTA reports that the Green Line Extension Community Path for pedestrians and bicyclists that runs along the newest part of the Green Line in Somerville will officially open to the public tomorrow. Read more.

By Oliver Blake - 4/28/23 - 5:11 pm

The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is looking at adding new dedicated bike lanes and crosswalks and traffic-slowing measures to the maelstrom at Cleveland Circle, where pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and trolleys all share an increasingly congested and complex intersection. Read more.

By adamg - 4/14/23 - 9:38 am

Harvard is following BC's lead and banning students from riding or even just storing scooters and bikes inside its buildings and warning them to de-bike on certain hallowed ground, such as Harvard Yard. The Crimson interviews one of its own sports editors, who is simply aghast, and another student who had her scooter stolen when she was forced to leave it, unlocked, outside.

By adamg - 1/28/23 - 12:43 pm
Person riding a Blue Bike onto the turnpike

Roman S was joined by a Blue Bike rider in getting on the Massachusetts Turnpike inbound from Allston around 12:15 p.m.

Might get interesting.

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