Tag Archive: commute by bike

people who ride bikes

Another person who chose to ride a bike somewhere in Boston was mowed down by a truck early on Friday morning. I didn’t hear about it until someone at work saw me and… Continue reading

reflections of an urban cyclista, part 2

Dear Mayor Menino, I’m seeing a lot of headlines roll by lately about cyclists getting killed, and it’s making me really upset. I applaud your efforts to make Boston a friendlier city for… Continue reading

reflections of an urban cyclista, part 1

I never thought that the act of riding a bicycle was such a powerful political statement until I started riding one every day around Boston. What is it about cycling — or indeed,… Continue reading