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City Life

Now, and After the Pandemic, Boston’s Streets Need a Fresh Look

Given the city’s miles of crisscrossing streets have been largely empty for weeks, you’d be forgiven for thinking that deadly collisions involving drivers and cyclists […]

City Life

Citylab Says Boston Is One of the Best Cities to Give Up Your Car

I couldn’t wait to get rid of my car, and I shed very few tears a few years back when I finally sold it off […]

City Life

Protesters Formed “People-Protected Bike Lanes” in Boston Today

Sometimes pleading (and tweeting and rallying) about protected bike lanes in Boston only gets you so far. Sometimes you’ve got to protect them yourself. That’s […]

City Life

The Other Scourge of Storrow Drive: People Riding Bikes

We hear a lot about the perils of Storrow Drive this time of year, and for good reason. Thousands of people unfamiliar with the concept of “Storrowing” arrive in […]

City Life

Bike Activists, Armed with Video of Fatal 2015 Back Bay Crash, Say Police Got It Wrong

Bike activists say the video says it all: When it comes to the death of Anita Kurmann, a Swiss doctor and Cambridge resident killed in a […]

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Berkshires to Boston Bike Tour Announces Its Last Run

Berkshires to Boston, a 240-plus-mile bike tour that crosses the Bay State, will hold its last ride in 2018. The race, organized by Gary and Maureen […]

Home & Property

Geeking Out with Geekhouse Bikes

Handcrafted bikes rule the road in Charlestown.

City Life

Bicyclists Installed a “Ghost Bike,” Called for Funding After a Fatal Hit-and-Run

Around 300 people here already for Rick. We mourn his passing. We demand safer streets. #BosPoli #MaPoli #RideForRicky #VisionZero pic.twitter.com/eJt8ZCF8bI — Adam Greenberg (@pragmactivist) May […]

City Life

Police Arrested a Suspect after the Back Bay Bike Hit-and-Run

The search for a suspect after the fatal hit-and-run in Back Bay last week has apparently come to a close, as police say they have made an […]

City Life

The Bicyclist Injured in a Back Bay Hit-and-Run Has Died

The bicyclist struck in a hit-and-run in Back Bay early Sunday morning has died of his injuries, police announced this morning. The victim, identified as 29-year-old […]

City Life

What It’s Like to Do the Midnight Marathon Bike Ride

It’s 10:30 p.m., the night before the Boston Marathon, and there’s something different about South Station. Instead of the usual quiet of a late Sunday […]

City Life

The Midnight Marathon Returns on April 16

Boston’s pre-Marathon tradition of bicyclists hitting the streets the night before the big race returns on April 16, 2017. For the ninth year, hundreds of […]

City Life

The Go Boston 2030 Transportation Plan: Seven Things to Know

The city has just released its new plan for the future of transportation here, Go Boston 2030, which outlines a grand new vision: fewer cars, more […]

City Life

Boston, Cambridge Ranked Among Top Cities for Biking

To all the denizens of Boston and Cambridge who rely on their bicycles to get from A to B, take a look around. The imperfect, […]

City Life

Bicyclist Killed Crossing Commuter Rail Tracks in Somerville

A bicyclist was killed by an oncoming commuter rail train Sunday, when he crossed tracks even as traffic warning gates were down, MBTA Transit Police say. […]