Monday, April 11, 2011

support Bike Lanes on Mass Ave--Boston Cyclists Union meeting April 12

Mass Ave Bike Lanes: YES!

There's a meeting at the Boston Public Library main branch, 7-9pm on Thursday, April 14, to talk about bike lanes on Mass Ave in some critical areas.  I can't be there, but I hope you'll help spread the word and possibly attend.

Monday, April 4, 2011

We're Not the Only Ones: T GM Quits His Car

Yesterday, the Boston Globe reported that Richard A. Davey, General Manager of the MBTA, and his wife, gave up their car for good:
Richard A. Davey has given up his car. Not just for the week, or for the month, but for good.
The MBTA general manager and his wife took the plunge into car-free living last week, donating their sole set of wheels, a sparingly driven Nissan Altima, to the Home for Little Wanderers.
 You may recall that Davey’s predecessor, Daniel A. Grabauskas, was ribbed by the Herald for commuting in a sport utility vehicle (an MBTA-owned Ford Escape hybrid) as the T was promoting a “Dump the Pump’’ campaign, because driving to and from his Ipswich home was more convenient than the 75-minute ride on the commuter rail and the Green Line...