Posts Tagged ‘bike safety’

MassDOT Secretary and CEO, Richard A. Davey announced a statewide high school video contest to promote the Safe Streets. Smart Trips. initiative at an event on Thursday, May 15h at Somerville High School. The initiative is a multiagency and multidisciplinary effort within the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Awareness and Enforcement Program, and part of the Massachusetts […]

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We adults know that bicycling is a great way to keep fit, but sometimes we forget what it can mean to a child. Riding a bike helps young people develop self-confidence and good judgment, and being safe while riding a bike is an important lesson for kids to learn. On Saturday, June 22, from 9:30am-2:00pm, Cambridge teenagers will have the […]

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A piece published last Friday by the Cambridge Chronicle asks a fun question: Cambridge vs. Somerville, who ya got!? Kidding aside, this is an attempt to look at the two cities’ long-standing commitments to making bicycling a safe and attractive commuting option. The piece is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but I still love the spirit of friendly competition between our […]

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