Boston – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that construction of the Tri-Community Bikeway will begin in the spring to create a multi-use path system from Winchester to Stoneham with a western spur to Woburn.Read more
Beacon Hill Shows Early Support for ‘Omni-bike’ Bill
Co-sponsors Line Up to Back ‘An Act to reduce traffic fatalities’
Lawmakers at the Massachusetts State House showed strong early support for a massive transportation safety bill that includes several provisions to improve conditions for bicycle riders. As the deadline for bill co-sponsors passed Friday Feb. 3, 73 lawmakers had signed on as sponsors of the House bill; another 38 had sponsored the Senate version.Read more
After a lengthy process that went up against the last possible moment on Friday, the Bike Lane Protection Bill was signed into law by Governor Baker!
Thanks to the support of our members, the efforts of groups like Livable Streets Alliance and the Boston Cyclists Union, and the hard work of key legislators like Senator William Brownsberger and Representative Dave Rogers we are able to celebrate this victory! MassBike filed this piece of legislation and we could not be more thrilled about this success.Read more
After many months of hard work and support from Senator William Brownsberger and other key bike friendly legislators, the Bike Lane Protection Bill has moved forward and is now on Governor Baker's desk!
In a flurry of activity on the last day of the legislative session, Beacon Hill lawmakers sent several pieces of legislation through that had remained stalled due to elections and holidays. Included in this last minute activity was H.3072/S.2534 the Bike Lane Protection Bill.Read more
You've feasted with friends and family. You've shopped. Now it's time to give back. #GivingTuesday is here!
We need your help to make 2016 a banner year for bikes in Massachusetts. We are hoping to raise $5000 this #GivingTuesday. Your support will go directly into the programs and initiatives that will make your town a safer and more enjoyable place to bike.
What does the Trump Election Mean for Bikes?
LAB’s Expert Caron Whitaker Explains at Advocacy Boot Camp
With the ballots cast for both the United States Executive and Legislative elections, bike advocates will study the results to determine the direction of Federal bicycle policy.
With the election of Donald Trump and the GOP in control of both houses of Congress questions arise over transportation policy with regards to bicycles. Can there be a silver lining?
The person who studies this the most in Washington DC is Caron Whitaker, vice president of government relations for the League of American Bicyclists, will make one of her first public speeches on the matter at MassBike’s Advocacy Boot Camp to be held Dec. 17 in Watertown.Read more