“Yeah. Let’s fly to Florence and pedal to the village. It will be, I dunno, five hundred miles or so.”
There’s never been a better time for summer cycling; here’s where to roll
Some benefits of biking accrue no matter the weather: free parking, minimal traffic, aerobic exercise, the occasional thrill. Maybe that’s why more cyclists pedal their way through the snowy months.
“Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan have the worst infrastructure and the most speeding and lack of bike lanes, let alone protected bike lanes, but unfortunately we feel that the city is lagging behind, period,” Wolfson said. “The entire city needs much more of an investment in bike infrastructure and a much more rapid implementation.”
Are Boston bike lanes getting better faster than congestion gets worse?
That’s right, we are back in the bike lane. Despite limited resources, our brain trust has decided that coverage of cycle safety and infrastructure should be more regular in DigBoston.
That’s right, in a move that will save the federal government a mere estimated $5 million a year—and as part of an overall overhaul that will, by all trustworthy accounts, deliver more to the haves at the expense of have-nots—the Trump army is removing the tax incentive to cycle to work.
Biking is practical, tacos are practical. Practical people like practical things. Bikes and tacos were made for one another.
"The Beacon-Hampshire corridor is the single busiest bike corridor in Massachusetts, and that’s why Somerville is building a protected bike like along a stretch of Beacon Street. That’s where the bike lane is raised a few inches off the street and separated from vehicles by a curb."
Dispatches from my daily dance with death en route to work