Monthly Archives: August 2010

the headline reads “Man on Scooter Killed in Crash with Car in Brighton”

Tweetthough not a bicycle accident, the sad and untimely death of Andrew McAfee, age 50, an emergency-room physician and epidemiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is a reminder that all those who use 2-wheeled transportation are vulnerable to cars. Be careful out there folks!
News from: http://www.universalhub.com/2010/man-scooter-killed-crash-car-brighton
“This message was broadcast to all Brigham and Women’s […]

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Comm Ave bike lanes, rough draft to final design

TweetHoly Moley! We’ve got lanes leading from Allston!
Bike lanes have been painted from Packard’s Corner to BU Bridge! Another piece of the thermoplastic puzzle is down! Fresh 5-ft wide path down the street! That means, except for a few major intersections like Kenmore Sq, we can bike all the way from Allston […]

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Comm Ave to get lanes from BU Bridge to Packard’s Corner… SOON

TweetI was riding home last night and saw the crews grinding down the arrows at Packard’s Corner. Here’s the proof:

I talked with one of the supervisors. We can expect the paint to go down this week if the rain holds off. They are slightly shifting the travel lanes to the left and […]

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Marlene “Marly” Pineda

TweetThe biker killed Monday on Comm Ave is Marlene “Marly” Pineda. Heartfelt condolences to her family and friends. This is a piece from Smith College, where she is an alumna: http://www.smith.edu/news/2009-10/pineda-216.php

The Smith community is mourning the sudden loss of alumna, record-setting athlete and former swim instructor Marlene “Marly” Pineda who died in an accident in […]

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Possible Fatal Accident at Kelton and Comm Ave

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Edit: the BPD has reported the woman, 24, died
of her injuries. http://www.bpdnews.com/2010/08/10/fatal-bicycle-accident-in-brighton/
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keep check on www.bostonbiker.org
Shane is posting updates, with photos and witness accounts
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I’ve been hearing reports of a bad bike accident, yesterday evening at the intersection of Kelton St and Comm Ave. There is nothing official yet, but you can read reports/tweets here: […]

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Rock Roll and Ride, this Saturday

TweetHi ABbikers,
Looking for something to do this Saturday? Come down to Heter Park along the Charles River in North Allston, and join your fellow neighbors for FREE rental bikes, games, food, music, and fun.
from 10am to 2pm, Boston Bikes is going to bring their Rock Roll and Ride to our side of town, with […]

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