I stumbled on this super resource for adapting for Bike-Ped transportation. I was most interested in – Lesson 20: Restriping Existing Roads With Bike Lanes, which gives us many options on how to work with what we have. Federal Highway Administration Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation TABLE OF CONTENTS Lesson 1: The Need for…


Bike Rack Census

For a few weeks I drove around town and inventoried bike racks in the city. This is what I found: Results of Bike Rack Census There is not enough municipal or privately provided bicycle parking in Methuen to support the present level of cycling in the area. Proper parking for bicycles should be provided at…


Founded in 1971, the Granite State Wheelmen is New England’s most active adult recreational bicycling club. GSW offers its members organized weekday, weekend and multi-day rides for road and off-road adult enthusiasts of all ages, as well social events and winter activities such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. September 20-21 • The annual Tri-State Seacoast…


From the official site: The 2007 Massachusetts Bicycle Transportation Plan is being prepared in cooperation with the U.S Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. The primary purpose of the plan update is to develop a prioritized plan of on- and off-road bicycling improvements in order to implement a statewide bicycling network. The network will serve…


The US Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration came up with a checklist to judge the bikeability of your community. (Direct Link) (Printable PDF version)


this in from MassBike: Governor Patrick Signs Bicyclist Safety Bill Yes, it’s true: the Bicyclist Safety Bill is law after 8 years and 4 legislative sessions — perseverance and grassroots support paid off in the end! MassBike played a central role throughout the history of the bill, from drafting the language, to lobbying for its…