Recent Streetsblog MASS posts about Bicycling

Rush-hour bike traffic takes the lane on Boylston Street, a heavily-used bike route with no dedicated bike facilities, on the morning of Friday, May 3, 2019.

Portents of a Post-Pandemic Walking and Cycling Boom

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As Governor Baker’s administration prepares its phased reopening plan, ongoing physical distancing requirements present a stark choice for the region’s political leaders: will people returning to work physically distance themselves in massive traffic jams, or will cities and towns give them they space they need to travel safely with widened sidewalks, protected bike routes, and […]
"Virtual" Bike, Walk and Roll to School Day flyer, courtesy of MassDOT.

It’s Walk, Bike, and Roll to Homeschool Day

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The first Wednesday of May typically marks the Commonwealth’s annual “Walk, Bike, and Roll to School Day,”  a partnership between MassDOT and hundreds of schools across the state. This spring, though, the daily “walk to school” consists of clearing the breakfast table and dialing into the morning ZOOM conference. But MassDOT is inviting parents to […]