Independence From Cars Day: A Car-Free Waterfront and Free Bluebikes Rides

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra performing at the Hatch Shell in Boston in 2005. Photo by Garrett A. Wollman, licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0).
The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra performing at the Hatch Shell in Boston in 2005. Photo by Garrett A. Wollman, licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Boston’s July 4th celebrations along the Charles River present a rare opportunity for Bostonians to enjoy a car-free waterfront.

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