Thursday, August 9, 2012
Petition starter thanks council, city for arriving at an agreement on the bike service.
It may be for the best that the city, the Charlestown Neighborhood Council and Hubway came to an agreement on bike stations within the town, because Hubway will literally live with the results. Banker and Tradesman reported this week that Alta Bicycle, Hubway’s parent company, signed a lease on 29,000 square feet of space in Charlestown’s Sullivan Square. “The 28,750-square-foot building… gives Hubway ample room to house, repair, import, and distribute their bicycles and bike stations,” the publication reported. Last week, the council, the city and Hubway reached an agreement to install two stations in Charlestown this year in exchange for a promise to install a third station near Hayes Square in the spring. That agreement followed a …
Friday, July 27, 2012
Subcommittee deadlocks on proposed location at Chelsea and Warren.
When Hubway expands its Boston network this year, it may bring only one location to Charlestown—at the Bunker Hill Mall. Or it may not come to Charlestown at all. The Charlestown Neighborhood Council held a meeting Thursday night to discuss a proposed second location near the intersection of Chelsea Street and Warren Street, but closed the meeting without an up-or-down vote. Councilor David Whelan told Charlestown Patch Friday that the four members of the council present couldn’t agree on whether or not the support the measure and deadlocked 2-2. The subcommittee opted to table the vote until September, when the full council will next meet—but that could be after Hubway has completed its next round of kiosk installations. Kristopher Carter…
Thursday, July 26, 2012
If you support or oppose Hubway in Charlestown and want your voice heard, attend tonight's meeting.
The Charlestown Neighborhood Council will host a meeting tonight at the American Legion building at 23 Adams Street to discuss the proposed location for the second of two Hubway kiosks slated for Charlestown. The neighborhood has already approved one Hubway kiosk, planned for installation near the corner of Main Street and Austin Street in the coming weeks. This proposal would add a second kiosk near the intersection of Chelsea Street and Warren Street. Read more about the planned Hubway kiosks here. Charlestown Patch was not informed about this meeting until Wednesday, when we spoke to the city about a related story. Event details:
Friday, June 29, 2012
Are you committed to helping improve life for bicyclists in Boston? The Boston Cyclists Union is looking for you.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Chris Helms
Friday, June 29, 2012
Are you serious about bicycling? I mean more serious than just participating in the latest UHub flame war between bike riders and car drivers or defending Charlestown's bike lanes. The Boston Cyclists Union is looking to add new board members. They want committed bike advocates with experience with volunteering and fundraising. They'll want you to bring some specific expertise too, like accounting, graphic design or urban planning. Interested? The union has all the information you'll need.