Bicycling

By - 5/17/18 - 11:39 am

The Globe reports Boston is not going to let some bike startups do to Hubway/Blue Bikes what Uber and Lyft did to local cabs - the city's started seizing bikes from companies that let users just dump their bikes anywhere as they begin to infiltrate the city.

By - 5/11/18 - 4:40 pm
Bike rider on Storrow Drive

Turlach MacDonagh was kind of amazed to see a Hubway user riding down Storrow Drive this afternoon (no, they're not supposed to do that).

By - 5/1/18 - 10:20 pm

City Councilors Michelle Wu (at large) and Josh Zakim (Beacon Hill, Back Bay, Fenway, Mission Hill) will ask other councilors to join them tomorrow in urging the state to use barriers to protect bicyclists when the revamped Longfellow Bridge finally opens later this month. Read more.

By - 4/13/18 - 8:37 am

Cambridge Day reports the bridge could go up by 2025, funded by a new fee on developers in the area.

By - 4/4/18 - 8:56 am

Cambridge Day reports and takes a look at efforts to increase bicycle infrastructure in Cambridge.

By - 4/3/18 - 9:35 am

Mayor Walsh today announced a series of steps aimed at speeding bus service in Boston, which he'll pay for in part by increasing parking fines. Read more.

By - 3/22/18 - 12:52 pm

CPD Seeking To ID Hit-and-Run Suspect

Cambridge Police are looking for help to ID the driver who hit a 14-year-old on a bicycle as the teen was turning from Western Avenue onto Putnam Street around 7:20 a.m. on March 15 - and then kept driving. Read more.

By - 3/2/18 - 2:22 pm
Bicycling in Boston Harbor

Stephen Breyer watched a bicyclist make his way through Boston Harbor in Christopher Columbus Park today.

By - 1/24/18 - 10:52 am

16 seconds: The Killing of Anita Kurmann

MassBike takes another look at the the 2015 crash at Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street that killed Dr. Anita Kurmann. The driver of the truck was not charged; the Globe reports authorities stand by their conclusion he did nothing wrong.

Ed. note: The video includes footage of Kurmann's death.

By - 1/17/18 - 9:20 am
Bicyclist in weird ski mask in Cambridge

Jacquelyn Goddard spotted this unusual bicyclist at Concord Avenue in Cambridge this morning.

By - 1/9/18 - 12:47 pm
Blocked Beacon Street bike lane

One of the new "protected" bike lanes on Beacon Street in Audubon Circle is currently protected from bicyclists, P. Cheung reports.

Sheri Ann Cheng, meanwhile, pleaded with the city to do better plowing on Hyde Park Avenue into and out of Forest Hills:

By - 12/2/17 - 12:06 pm

Folks had more to say about it which you can read here.

By - 11/30/17 - 1:09 pm
Cars in bike lane on Truman Parkway

The recently finished DCR repaving of Truman Parkway in Hyde Park included the creation of a bike lane on the southbound side. But as Vivian Gerard discovered and photographed yesterday morning, motorists responded to the new lane by ignoring it. It's especially bad in front of the apartment building at 605 Truman, just before Fairmount Avenue, but a quick drive at lunchtime today showed both car owners and truck drivers ignoring the lane south of Fairmount as well.

By - 11/15/17 - 9:15 am

Cambridge Day reports Cambridge residents and business owners pissed off by bicyclists and their bike lanes have started strategizing how to take over transportation planning in the city.

By - 11/5/17 - 1:49 pm

Friends of Antawani Wright have set up a GoFundMe site to help his family pay for his funeral following his death on Friday.

By - 11/3/17 - 5:15 pm

WHDH reports on the crash shortly before 2 p.m. on East Cottage Street near Norfolk Avenue.

By - 9/28/17 - 10:35 am

On Monday, Revere starts a pilot project with a Chinese company called Ofo. The bikes are bright yellow, and one difference from Hubway is you won't have to return bikes to a designated station - just leave the bike anywhere in Revere where it's legal to leave a bike.

Via the ever adorable Elmer.

By - 8/31/17 - 3:40 pm
New path in Forest Hills

Clay Harper reports the tar was still hot when this jogger decided to try out a new bike path put down today as part of the Arborway road project in Forest Hills.

By - 8/27/17 - 2:47 pm

Melissa Obleada asks:

New cyclist is looking for a group to ride with, bonus if it's a group of women. Any suggestions?

By - 7/12/17 - 9:02 am
New cycle track in Cambridge

Devin Cole shows us the new cycle track - bike lanes marked off by more than just paint - along Brattle Street in Harvard Square.

HUGE upgrade for safety and access.