The following Central Mass Chapter Update was prepared by Chapter Secretary Lesli Cohen:
On Saturday, October 27, members of MassBike Central MA shared an information table with the 7 Hills Wheelmen for the opening of the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center in Worcester.Read more
The following was submitted on behalf of the North Shore Chapter by Dan Morris:
The North Shore Chapter wrapped up the month of October and headed straight into the business of November with its second meeting in Salem on November 4th. The agenda of the meeting focused on empowering local advocates and offered an introduction to MassDOT Capital Improvement Plan.Read more
The following updates were submitted by Pioneer Valley Chapter President Alex Weck:
The month of October saw the formation of the Agawam Bike Committee, where citizens of one of Springfield's most bikeable neighbors gathered to talk bike infrastructure and advocacy for the first time in decades.
A second round of public meetings on design work for the Northern Strand Community Trail are scheduled in your area and we need your support!
The public is encourage to attend any (or all) of the 5 public meetings set during the month of November for the Northern Strand Community Trail starting tonight, Monday November 5. In February, the state announced it would award $1.5 million for design work which includes design improvements for sections of the trail which are already open as well as the long sought after extension through Lynn. The funding will also be used to extend the trail in Everett through the Wynn Casino property will it will eventually make a critical connection to trails heading into Boston.Read more
The information in this North Shore Chapter update has been provided thanks to Daniel Morris:
The members of the North Shore Chapter have been busy assisting with the expansion of an annual fundraising event, the Tour de Greenbelt held on this past weekend on 9/29/2018.Read more
Back for a second year, MassBike is on a mission to shine bright lights across the Commonwealth. The Light Brigade is back! Last year we gave out over 1400 lights to bicycle riders in need thanks to your donations.
As we approach darker months of the year and the fall time-change, rider safety can become more challenging so we want to light up the night and make sure riders are easily seen on the roadways. Throughout the entire month of October once again, MassBike will raise funds to purchase quality lights from Planet Bike and will distribute and install them on bikes across the state prior the end of Daylight Saving Time.Read more