Archive for May, 2013

Car vs. MBTA vs. Bike

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Guess who won the second annual Rush Hour Race pitting a driver, a cyclist and a T rider in a timed commuting challenge. EIA’s insurance carrier Plymouth Rock Assurance co-sponsored the Davis Square to downtown Boston event and writes about it on their blog. Find out how the car commuter fared. Spoiler alert: not well.

Realizing Massachusetts’ “Bikeability” Potential

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Riding a bike can be a healthy, inexpensive way to get to work or school. While many of us aspire to a two-wheel commute, the fragmented network of bikeways in Boston and beyond can be a daunting challenge. In this latest installment of CLF’s Under the Hood of the MA Transportation System, Christine Chilingerian explores how chronic underfunding has taken its toll on bike and pedestrian infrastructure in the Bay State.