Bicycle Committee

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About the Bicycle Committee

The Cambridge Bicycle Committee, established by City Council in 1991, works to improve conditions for bicyclists in the City of Cambridge and promote bicycling as a means of transportation. Activities of the Committee include:

  • Reviewing City plans for road construction;
  • Commenting on pending bicycle-related ordinances;
  • Organizing and participating in public events;
  • Creating materials to encourage bicycling in the city, and
  • Working with other bicycling organizations at the local, state, and national level.

Committee Membership

The committee is made up of community members who take an active interest in bicycling issues in Cambridge, as well as City staff from the Community Development Department, the Department of Traffic, Parking, and Transportation, the Police Department, and the Department of Public Works.

Current members:

  • Michael Proscia, Chair
  • Anne Marie Biernacki, Vice-Chair
  • Ari Ofsevit, Secretary
  • Jonathan Adams
  • Steven Bercu
  • Amy Flax
  • John Goodman
  • Caroline Jaffe
  • Sean McDonnell
  • Joseph Raser
  • Ruthann Rudel
  • Ingrid Schorr
  • Randy Stern
  • Mechthild von Knobelsdorff 
  • Peter Stokes
  • Andrea Williams
  • Melissa Shakro, MIT

Meeting Dates, Agendas and Meeting Minutes

The Cambridge Bicycle Committee meets regularly, usually on the second Wednesday of the month. Meetings generally take place at the City Hall Annex at 344 Broadway. Bicycle Committee meetings are open to the public, and non-members are welcome to attend.

Bicycle Committee meetings are listed in the citywide Calendar of Events.

Date Agendas Minutes
January 13, 2016 Agenda Minutes
 February 10, 2016 Agenda Minutes
 March 9, 2016 Agenda Minutes
 April 13, 2016 Agenda Minutes
 May 11, 2016 Agenda Minutes 
 June 8, 2016 Agenda  Minutes 
 July 13, 2016 Informal Meeting   Informal Meeting - No Minutes
 August 10, 2016  Agenda  
 September 14, 2016    
 October 5, 2016    
 November 9, 2016    
 December 14, 2016    

View Bicycle Committee older agendas and minutes.

Cambridge Bicycle Reports

This e-report is intended to provide important information about upcoming meetings and events as well as items of general interest to bicycling and/or Cambridge. If you would like to be on a mailing list to receive these e-reports directly please send your name, snail mail address and email to:

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Committee Rides and Events

Members of the Bicycle Committee also maintain a separate volunteer-run web site documenting the bi-annual Bicycle Committee Rides. To view this page, please click here

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For More Information

For more information about the Bicycle Committee, please contact Cara Seiderman at 617/349-4629 or