Recent Streetsblog MASS posts about Bicycling

Courtesy of Bluebikes

Bluebikes System Approaches Its 10 Millionth Ride

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Before the end of this week, the Bluebikes bikesharing system, which has been operating since 2011 and has been expanding its reach across the metropolitan area ever since, will celebrate its 10 millionth trip. Though the system has been operating for nearly 9 years, almost a fifth of the system’s historic ridership has occurred this […]
The City of Boston is soliciting outside consultants to help conduct public outreach and design work for safer streets on several corridors radiating south and west from downtown Boston, illustrated in this map of projects included in a July 2019 "request for proposals" document. Courtesy of the City of Boston.

City Hall Seeks Outside Help to Plan Expanded Safe Streets Network

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The City of Boston is currently evaluating proposals from consulting firms to accelerate safety and non-motorized transportation improvements on several corridors, including projects to link the Southwest Corridor into downtown Boston, safety improvements on Massachusetts Avenue in Dorchester, and an eastward extension of the recent improvements on Commonwealth Avenue through the Boston University campus. In […]
New flexpost-protected bike lanes have been installed on the Craigie Bridge in front of the Boston Museum of Science, seen in this August 8 photograph looking south towards Boston.

Eyes on the Street: New Bikeways on Charles River Dam

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One of the first stories that StreetsblogMASS covered was a May public meeting on MassDOT’s plans for a road diet and new flexpost-protected bike lanes on Craigie Bridge (also known as Charles River Dam Road) in front of the Boston Museum of Science. Eyes on the street: the new flexpost-protected bike lanes have been installed […]