Monthly Archives: September 2008

check out MyBikeLaneBoston!

Tweetcheck out http://boston.mybikelane.com/

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online community survey about Allston-Brighton

TweetComplete the online survey being conducted in order to inform the community benefits process with Harvard University at: http://www.abcommunitysurvey.com The survey includes questions about cycling and lots of other issues important to our community!

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A-BbikesKIDZ… spread the word!

TweetA-Bbikes now has a Google group about all things bike for kids in Allston-Brighton, MA (and those who work with A-Bbikes on youth issues and programs). Check it out and spread the word! visit A-BbikesKIDZ
subscribe (type YOUR email):

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Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day 10/4/08!

[ October 4, 2008; ]

If you know a kid in Allston-Brighton who wants to participate (and can get a guardian/parent’s permission) but needs a bike, helmet and/or ride to the event, please let us know at ABbikes @gmail.com and we’ll try to help out!

Check out http://www.gbnemba.org/kidsday2008.php for all of the updated 411!

TKMTB Day 2008 is part of the MA [...]

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help get Ringer ready (for us and our wheels)!

Tweetbefore A-Bbikerz and A-Bbikerkidz can ride the really fun parts o Ringer, we need to get rid of the broken glass, hypo needles, and other debris! volunteer to help clean up to prevent flat tires and injuries, and let Joan know you want to focus on the paths in the rocky area and you’re helping [...]

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BU, Comm. Ave. bikes lanes, Freep coverage…

TweetHello everyone,
I want to direct your attention to today’s Freep articles that talk about biking on campus.
On the front page is an article about a biker who was hit on Comm Ave:
http://media.www.dailyfreepress.com/media/storage/paper87/news/2008/09/17/News/Cyclist.Hit.Near.Bu.Bridge-3435662.shtml
And an article about the bike lanes:
http://media.www.dailyfreepress.com/media/storage/paper87/news/2008/09/17/News/Bike-Lanes.A.Mixed.Blessing.For.Bicyclists-3435661.shtml
Then the editorial:
http://media.www.dailyfreepress.com/media/storage/paper87/news/2008/09/17/Opinion/Staff.Edit.Not.An.OpenDoor.Policy-3435674.shtml
and a student letter:
http://media.www.dailyfreepress.com/media/storage/paper87/news/2008/09/17/Opinion/Letter.Concerns.About.Cyclists.Safety.Cannot.Be.Ignored-3435678.shtml
Thanks to the Freep for making this such a big issue, and we [...]

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A-Bbikes gets around!

TweetWe spread the word and got more than 3o new subscribers to our Google group at the Allston Village Street Fair yesterday. Keep an eye out for us at the upcoming Hub on Wheels ride (we’ve got a “Team A-Bbikes”) and IMBA TKMTB 2008 events!

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exciting new Ringer park proposal(s) in development!

TweetA-Bbikes has been talking with the Boston Parks Dept., Greater Boston New England Mountain Bike Association, West End Boys and Girls Club, local bike retailers and others about developing a proposal for youth programming in Ringer Park in the rocky outcropping area that would include urban (bmx and mountain) bike programming. We’re very excited about [...]

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calling all artists/designers… help A-Bbikers look cool!

TweetSo we all pretty much agree that we DON’T like our current logo all that much…

what we need is for you with artistic talent to email to us a proposed NEW logo, and/or cool designs for stickers, T-shirts, etc. As a new community group we have a really slim budget and we need some [...]

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urban planning and public health consortium (happy hour, meeting)

TweetInterdisciplinary Consortium on Urban Planning and Public Health  (ICUPPH)
HAPPY HOUR Thursday, September 18, 7-9 pm @ Tavern in the Square, Central Square, Cambridge
An opportunity to meet a diverse, engaged group of people in your community interested in exploring the intersection of urban planning and public health; networking, idea generating, and merry-making will ensue.
AND…
Kick-off planning meeting: [...]

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