A small memorial to Cheryl Richards near the crosswalk where a motorist struck and killed her on Mystic Avenue in Somerville. Taken on May 26, 2021.
This spring, the Cambridge City Council has endured several marathon public meetings to discuss – and ultimately reject – petitions that sought to roll back some of the city’s landmark bike and pedestrian safety initiatives. Each time, dozens of residents have lined up to testify in defense of policies like the city’s Cycling Safety Ordinance. […]
A driver who claims she was blinded by the morning sun, yet continued driving anyhow, struck and killed a woman walking along West Chestnut Street in Brockton early Wednesday morning. Officials have identified the victim as Chafang Wu, a 50 year-old Brockton resident. Wu appears to have been walking along the southern side of West […]
I care deeply about the social implications of transportation and can’t wait to hear all about your travel stories - how you get to your favorite spots of your city, the time your train was twenty minutes late and you wondered whether it would come at all, your first ferry ride; any and all your mobility highs and lows.
May is MassBike’s Bay State Bike Month, with dozens of bike rides, bike repair clinics, and other events all over the commonwealth. You can find a lot more events at MassBike’s BayStateBikeMonth.org website, but here’s a brief summary of some highlights: Wednesday: Burritos and A Bike-In Movie The Boston Cyclists Union is hosting a Bike […]
Call it the forgotten pandemic: road fatalities surged by double-digit percentages, including a significant increase in deaths outside of cars, in 2021, according to a new report issued Tuesday by federal authorities.