Bluebikes docked at South Station in downtown Boston.

Bluebikes Expanding to Arlington, Chelsea, Newton, Revere, and Watertown This Summer

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Bluebikes, the publicly-owned bikesharing system serving the greater Boston region, will expand to five new municipalities later this summer with 30 new stations in Arlington, Chelsea, Newton, Revere, and Watertown. The expansion has been in the works since last fall, and will be funded in part with grant funds from MassDOT. Although ridership on Bluebikes […]
A new protected bike lane, photographed here on the morning of Wednesday, July 22, has been installed using temporary materials on Charles Street in downtown Boston as part of the city's "Healthy Streets" initiative. Photo courtesy of StreetsblogMASS board member Matt Lawlor.

Protected Bike Lanes Pop Up Around Boston Common

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The first protected bike lanes of Boston’s new “Healthy Streets” initiative have popped up on the wide multi-lane streets around Boston Common. Since Tuesday afternoon, Boston Transportation Department crews have deployed hundreds of orange construction barrels to delineate protected bikeways on Tremont, Boylston, Charles, and Beacon Streets around the Boston Common and Public Garden. Pop-up […]
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