Tag: bike safety

MassDOT announce High School Video Contest to promote “Safe Streets. Smart Trips.” Initiative

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…

Biking in the City Class for Teens Now Open

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…

The Chronicle Pits Cambridge Against Somerville

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…