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By adamg - 6/10/22 - 3:48 pm

A group calling itself Cambridge Streets for All today sued to block the city from putting in any more bike lanes, accusing the city of recklessly ruining storeowners' livelihoods with plans to create the lanes. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/22 - 8:00 am

The Harvard Crimson provides an overview of the growing brouhaha over whether Cambridge should rescind the pandemic-inspired Saturday shutdowns of its river road. On the one hand: Bicyclists and others who appreciate the addition to the long-standing seasonal Sunday shutdown. On the other hand: Nearby residents who say they are trapped in their homes by drivers diverted from the road.

By adamg - 1/24/22 - 9:21 am
Traffic cones now sitting on the Charles River below the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge

Eitan Normand shows us all the traffic cones now sitting on the Charles River below the Mass. Ave. Bridge. The state had put the cones down as part of a pilot to add bike lanes to the bridge.

MassDOT Administrator Jonathan Gulliver is pissed. Read more.

By adamg - 1/8/22 - 11:40 am
Bobcat clearing Massachusetts Avenue bike lane

Boston Public Works shows us one of their mini-plows clearing the Mass. Ave. bike lane across from the Christian Science Center early this morning.

By adamg - 11/19/21 - 2:17 pm

MassDOT announced today it will add protected bike lanes to the Mass. Ave. Bridge as part of a wintertime pilot involving signs and traffic barrels. Read more.

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By adamg - 10/22/21 - 3:50 pm

The new bridge will connect the Assembly MBTA stop with the Northern Strand bicycle path. Read more.

By adamg - 10/14/21 - 2:48 pm
Biking on Revere Beach

A man bicycled along the water's edge at Revere Beach yesterday.

By adamg - 10/2/21 - 9:47 pm

Cambridge Police report a man was robbed of his bike around 3 a.m. outside 359 Green St. in Central Square. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/21 - 10:33 am

BTD reports that among the new rental stations planned by Bluebikes are several in Boston's southernmost neighborhood. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/21 - 10:41 pm

Bicyclist Alan Wright of Roslindale reported today from Seaside, OR: Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/21 - 3:17 pm

Bicycle Retailer and Industry News reports a federal bankruptcy judge in Boston has appointed a trustee to oversee the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of CrimsonBikes on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge as it seeks to deal with three creditors - an e-commerce provider, a Boston-based non-profit developer and a customer who pre-paid for a bike he says he never got. Read more.

By adamg - 6/15/21 - 10:12 pm

Harris Cyclery in West Newton closed for good on Sunday after 70 years in business.

H/t Mike.

By adamg - 6/9/21 - 10:01 pm
Guy riding a penny farthing in Forest Hills

Mark Anderson spotted this guy riding a penny farthing through the intersection of Washington Street and Ukraine Way this afternoon.

By adamg - 5/22/21 - 1:36 pm
Wright sendoff

Wright, in front, gets a sendoff.

Literally cross country, as in Alan Wright left Roslindale today to pedal to Oregon to promote bicycling and raise climate-change awareness. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/21 - 11:50 am

An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint about the road markings along the Arborway and Centre Street that went in this week as contractors get ready to place bollards for a new bike lane to replace one of the four current car lanes between Parkman Drive and the Arborway rotary. Read more.

By adamg - 5/11/21 - 11:07 pm
Stephen Morris with a new sign against Centre Street bike lanes

A dormant West Roxbury group that fought a proposal to add bike lanes to part of Centre Street in West Roxbury has sprung back to life, convinced that now that the pandemic is ending, City Hall and a sinister cabal of bicyclists will once again attempt to impose their will on the neighborhood. Read more.

By adamg - 4/15/21 - 10:59 am

Boston Police report arresting three teenagers - two local and one from Norfolk - on charges they beat and robbed a man on a bicycle on Columbus Avenue near Camden Street shortly before 4:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more

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