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Newton Bicycle Update

photo of bicycle friendly community sign on Beacon Street in Newton, MA

Please join us this coming Monday, September 15, from 6:30-7:30PM for the Newton Bicycle Update at Newton City Hall War Memorial Auditorium

Note! The Monday ride is cancelled this week (9/15/14).

You will hear Newton’s Progress with┬áthe 5 E’s of biking:

  • Evaluation: how Newton was upgraded to a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community rating from the League of American Bicyclists,
  • Enforcement: how the Newton Police enforce laws regarding bicycling,
  • Encouragement and Education: how the City of Newton and Bike Newton are collaborating to encourage and teach safe bicycling, and
  • Engineering: what Newton has accomplished and is planning to accomplish with road re-design.

There will be time for questions!

photo of electronic sign saying -bike enforcement area- on Beacon Street in Newton, MA BNBikeValetJuly14-2

riders on a Bike Newton Monday night ride

A recent Monday night ride to Nahanton Park.

Bike Newton, a 501c3 organization, aims to promote bicycling as a viable method of transportation in Newton, Massachusetts. Bicycling should be safe and convenient for all.

Imagine a Newton where we could safely bike to work, to errands, and to the T, and kids could safely bike to school and after-school activities. Imagine many more people biking just for fun!

Riders gathered for a weekly Bike Newton ride

Riders gathered for a weekly Bike Newton ride in front of Newton Free Library