You may have heard about the recent expansion of Hubway bike sharing into Cambridge, Somerville and Brookline. They've also added more stations in Boston proper.
UPDATE with the return of students there are now two more stations in Dorchester - one at JFK/UMass station and the other at the…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on August 9, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
GET READY FOR CIRCLE THE CITY EVENTS THIS SUMMER
What is Circle The City?
Boston’s Circle The City, an Open Streets initiative connecting people to parks, will launch this summer on three Sundays: June 24, July 15 and…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on June 11, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Boston and Bay State Bike Week is in full swing.
Thanks to those who came by Ashmont Cyles monday morning for the Bike commuter breakfast.
Various breakfast opportunities continue throughout the week.
We're hoping that the rain stays away for the Wednesday evening Ashmont Cycles Group Ride
The weather for the…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on May 15, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments
Here are some weekly rides in and around Dorchester.
Whether you ride like the folks on the left or the ones on the right…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on April 11, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
If you've been downtown at all you may have noticed the hubway stations coming back for the season. The soft launch began March 15th and the official 'hard launch' is scheduled for April 1st. The Hubway has been a great success so far and we hope that it's success continues and that it can expand into our…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on March 23, 2012 at 9:38am — No Comments
Added by Andy Schroeder on March 12, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments
Alta - the folks who run the HUBWAY bicycle share program are hiring.
THIS FROM THEIR JOB POSTINGS
Bicycle sharing is a sustainable, healthy, and community‐based transport option that enhances
urban livability and mobility. New Balance/Hubway currently operates with over 60 stations…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on February 8, 2012 at 6:38pm — No Comments
For the safety of our members and the health of the bike fleet, we will be taking the system off the street for the winter months. Beginning November 21, we will remove 5 stations per day until 11:59 PM on November 30 when the system officially closes. You will still be able to return bikes after that time but new rentals will not be…
Added by Andy Schroeder on November 14, 2011 at 2:39pm — No Comments
Yes it's true. The city has finally come through with the promised bike lanes on Dorchester Avenue. The lanes are nearly continuous from Glovers Corner up to Broadway in South Boston. And sharrows have been painted South of Glover's through fields corner at last report. This is great news. We're going to have an impromptu morning commute in ride tomorrow Friday Nov 4th in celebration of these lanes. So meet us at Ashmont Cycles at 7:30 or join in along the way.
Here is a pic…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on November 3, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
The folks who prepared the DCR grant for the Neponset Greenway Completion have set up a great site with some photos, information and the grant narrative itself. Check it out HERE.
We sent our letter of support of the…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on October 28, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
As you may have heard DCR is applying for a big chunk of funds as part of the TIGER III stimulus money to complete the Neponset Greenway. This includes our favorite missing section that we've taken to calling the Dorchester Coast Trail. The other gaps to be filled include the section between Central Ave.…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on October 25, 2011 at 11:18am — No Comments
By now I'm sure you've heard about Boston's new Hubway bike share program and you may have seen the stations downtown or in other locations around the city. You may even already belong. Wouldn't it be great to get stations and bikes for bike share right…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on October 4, 2011 at 5:19pm — No Comments
Well registration for racer's may be closed but for those of us who are just spectators the TD Bank Mayor's Cup bike race should provide exciting bike racing close to home. This year the Mayor's Cup is the finale of the USA Criterium series. It will host an international field of Pro racers as well as very high level amateur racers. There are both men's and women's races as well as a Junior's race. If you aren't familiar with bike racing or if you want to find out details…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on September 23, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
It was a bright sunny day and about 20 or so folks joined in for a nice bike ride along the Dorchester Bay Coast. This ride was coordinated by the Metropolitian Area Planning Council (MAPC) Metro Future program. After hearing about what some things that MAPC and the Metro Future program are up to we started off. We rode from JFK station to the current end of the Neponset Greenway Path in Milton and then returned. The extension to…Continue
Added by Andy Schroeder on September 19, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments
Hundreds of Bostonians will be marching, rolling, hollering, hooting, and otherwise merry-making through the streets on Saturday, September 24th to raise awareness about climate change, and your help is needed!
DotBike and the Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition (DEHC)…Continue
Added by Sarah Cadorette on September 12, 2011 at 2:15pm — No Comments
Last evening the DCR help a public meeting to present their proposed route for the extension of the Neponset Greenway Trail from Central Ave. in Milton to Mattapan Square. The alignment favored by DCR is a modification of one of the proposals that they presented last year and that Dot Bikers had identified as the most favorable option.
Added by Andy Schroeder on August 31, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments
It made me very happy when I showed up to our community garden bike tour this past Saturday, to see ten girls sporting New England Climate Summer t-shirts. For the past 3 years, this program has sent teams of college students biking around New England for two months to connect with residents, community organizations, and local leaders working to address climate change through innovative local solutions. Climate Summer is actually…Continue
Added by Sally on August 11, 2011 at 12:44pm — No Comments
Thanks to all those who came and joined us the other day for our summer meeting, and to Pho Hoa for hosting us! We had a great talk over some delicious summer rolls and limeade. For those who couldn't make it, here are some notes from the meeting. If you have any questions, ideas, or input, please add your comments below! Want to volunteer to help with something? Email us at email@example.com
Added by Dot Bike on August 9, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
For the past month and a half, a community has been blossoming on Park Street. At Nightingale Community Garden, the largest in Dorchester, new and veteran gardeners alike have started tending their plots, cultivating healthy foods as well as new friendships. Through cooking classes and jazz concerts, shared…Continue
Now that's an awesome PSA!
Added by Andy Schroeder on August 3, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments