Cycling Groups and Advocates
Photo courtesy of MassBike
MassBike is a major advocacy group for bicycling in Massachusetts.
Online at www.MassBike.org.
Office is downtown at 20 Park Plaza, Ste 528, Boston MA 02116.
They organize interesting events and work with officials to make roadways more bike friendly.
Responsible for getting bikes on the subway and recently persuaded the MBTA to start putting bike racks on buses.
Another group that organizes rides is the Charles River Wheelmen.
Some cities have a bicycle coordinator:
- Boston: Nicole Freedman at 617-429-8440 (City of Boston bikes website)
- Cambridge: Cara Seiderman at 617-349-4629
- Somerville: Stephen Winslow at (617) 625-6600 x2519.
MassBike can tell you about your town.
If you have ideas or concerns, you could contact your town's bicycle coordinator.
If you're outside Massachusetts but still in the US, check out the League of American Bicyclists to get connected with advocacy groups and other riding connections in your area.