Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Some Plain Talk about Plainville

TweetThe town manager in Plainville, Massachusetts, has complained about a new bike lane which has been installed in connection with upgrading of a casino by the side of Washington Street, US Route 1. He thinks that the bike lane should … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Avenue victory?

TweetI submitted the following comments in response to a Boston Globe article reporting on proposed bikeways on Commonwealth Avenue. Real solutions to bicycle and pedestrian mobility in the Commonwealth Avenue corridor can be found by connecting parallel streets, an initiative … Continue reading

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A letter to a neighbor

TweetMarch 8, 2015 To my neighbor at [address]: Aside from the usual traffic interactions, I had two unusual ones this morning while riding my bicycle to and from church. On my way home, I passed some neighbors who were walking … Continue reading

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Boston Police tactics at the December 13, 2014 protest

TweetI express my appreciation to the Boston Police for crowd control without excessive force at December 13’s protest march. Anything less would have been very unfortunate, particularly in connection with a peaceful march protesting use of force and police immunity … Continue reading

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A Discussion of Massachusetts Rules on Crosswalks

TweetThis appeared on the BostonAreaCycling e-mail list. It deserves repeating. On Jun 29, 2014, at 10:13 PM, David Wean  wrote: Vehicle operators are required to stop once pedestrians enter the crosswalk (or when they are, IIRC, within 10 feet of … Continue reading

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Report on public hearing on Causeway Street project

TweetThis is a detailed report on the 25% design phase public hearing about reconstruction of Causeway Street, held at TD BankNorth Garden, August 8, 2012 The meeting was a bit hard to find — entry was just inside the doors … Continue reading

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My opinions about the Causeway Street project

TweetThe discussion about bicycling at last night’s public hearing about Causeway Street reconstruction quickly devolved into a debate between the consultant and various advocates over whether there should be a “cycle track” on Causeway Street. Advocates for the cycle track … Continue reading

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