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.
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.
Biking is practical, tacos are practical. Practical people like practical things. Bikes and tacos were made for one another.
"I grew up in communes in Allston in the ’70s. There used to be this great big penny poker game at the Spanish House commune; it was in the former Spanish consulate on Commonwealth Avenue."
"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
Urban multimodal network needed to make bicycles a viable alternative in the ’burbs
How fast can you get from Downtown Boston to Davis Square?
Despite apparently enthusiastic planning by the City of Boston in a few token places, by certain measures nil has changed in the past four years when it comes to bike safety.