By Bike

Many people in Cambridge choose to use a bicycle to get around. Some do it for convenience, others for exercise, and yet others because it is economical. More and more people in Cambridge - and throughout the United States - are traveling by bike. The City promotes bicycling as an environmentally friendly form of travel - it is a key element of the official plan for reducing air pollution and addressing climate change. Every person who is on a bike takes up less room on the street, reduces congestion, decreases parking demand, and decreases air pollution. Bicycling also supports both individual and public health goals of promoting healthy exercise. It is important that our roads not only accommodate people who bicycle but invite them to do so - whether they are eight years old or 80 years old.

In order to support and promote bicycling, the City is working to further enhance the bicycle facility network, add bicycle parking throughout the City, promote bicycling through rides and events, contribute to bicycle training in schools and elsewhere for both children and adults, and add bike share as an option for residents, visitors, and workers.

Highlights

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Cambridge Bicycle Plan 2020
Bicycle Plan Logo 2015
Cambridge Bicycle Plan 2015
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New and Current Bicycle Projects
Bike Workshop
Cambridge Bike Workshops
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Bike FAQ
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Reporting Vehicles Blocking Bike Lanes
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Bicycle Facility Toolbox
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Bicycle Crash Information
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Bluebikes Bike share

Resources

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Major Roadway Projects Underway
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Upcoming Meetings, Events, News, and Actions.
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Rides and Tours
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Bicycle Facilities Map
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Bicycle Repair Stations
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Bicycle Parking
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Bicycle Safety
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By the Numbers: Data and Trends
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Cambridge Bicycle Committee
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Bike Counter Data Available on Open Data Portal
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Learn to Ride!
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Bicycling Policies
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Bicycling Rules of the Road
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Bicycle Wayfinding
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Check out this overview of results from the Cambridge Bicycle Survey
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Bicycling in Cambridge: A Presentation

WikiMap: Comment on Biking in Cambridge
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CitySmart Bicycle Information

Interested in Bicycling News in Cambridge?

The Cambridge Active Transportation Report is a weekly e-newsletter providing information about upcoming meetings, events, news, and actions related to bicycling, walking, and an active lifestyle, as well as items of general interest for transportation in Cambridge. To subscribe to the Cambridge Active Transportation Report, please click here.

For More Information

For more information on bike policies and infrastructure in Cambridge, contact Cara Seiderman, 617/349-4629 or cseiderman@cambridgema.gov.

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