California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at Cal Expo in Sacramento where he announced an executive order requiring the sale of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035, a move the governor says would achieve a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. California would be the first state with such a rule, though Germany and France are among 15 other countries that have a similar requirement. (Daniel Kim/The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool)


Two mechanics workon bikes on stands in a crowded workshop with bike tires hanging from the high ceilings.

Volunteer Nights Have Returned at Bikes Not Bombs

This summer, Bikes Not Bombs, the nonprofit bike shop in Jamaica Plain, re-started its weekly volunteer night events after a long hiatus during the pandemic. Bikes Not Bombs, established in 1984, offers a wide range of programs around bicycle repair and youth vocational training. Inside its headquarters in Jamaica Plain’s historic Haffenreffer Brewery building near […]
Pam Daly rides an orange recumbent bike with two wheels in the back and one in the front as she approaches the Zakim bridge with the sun behind it

Adaptive Cycling On the Harborwalk With Charlestown’s Riders Club

Earlier this month while city officials, transit enthusiasts and advocates from around the country participated in  NACTO, a conference focused on best practices for designing cities, another program focused on mobility, disability and adaptive cycling was taking place just across the Charles River in the neighborhood of Charlestown.  Here is where we met Pam Daly, […]