Category Archives: BU

A place for A-B bikers to post about Boston University related bike stuff.

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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BU bridge – DCR’s current plans

Tweetsee http://www.mass.gov/dcr/projects/pdf/BU%20Craigie%20Follow%20Up.pdf for DCR’s presentation about it’s current plans for the bridge renovations/rehab.

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BU Bridge update

TweetFrom Chris Porter of MassBike Metro Boston: Thanks to those of you who attended the BU Bridge hearing last Thursday.  There was a great crowd of bicyclists there, including some MassBikers.  Also, we heard some very heartening news from the DCR – they have committed to putting bike lanes on the BU Bridge!  They will […]

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BU Bridge Rehab Meeting 10/16 6-8pm @ BU CGS

TweetDCR is planning to reconstruct the bridge as-is. This is your chance to advocate for improvements to the bridge such as bike lanes and better bike/pedestrian crossings at the Cambridge and Boston ends!
Boston University Bridge Rehabilitation Project – Public Meeting
Thursday, October 16, 2008, 6- 8 p.m.
BU College of General Studies
871 Commonwealth Avenue
Jacob […]

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check out MyBikeLaneBoston!

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

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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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seeking BU undergrads for officers of BU bikes!

TweetA group of BU students plans to submit an application for a new BU student organization with a mission of working toward making Boston University a more friendly, safe and supportive campus and community for cyclists. BU requires that the officers be undergrad students, ideally ones who will be around for more than just one […]

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new (friends of) BU bikes Google group!

TweetWe’ve created a “(friends of) BU bikes” Google group to provide an online forum for those in our community interested in working toward a more bicycle friendly, safe and supportive Boston University Campus. Whether you are a supporter of the concept of bike lanes or “not so much”… completion of the bike lanes on Commonwealth […]

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Mayor Menino’s Press Release 8/5/08

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CITY OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
Office of the Mayor
Thomas M. Menino
 

For Immediate Release: August 5, 2008
For More Information Contact: Press Office, 617 635-4461
 
 

Mayor Announces New Benefits for Bikers
Makes good on Boston Bikes’ promises
 
 
 

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