The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will install 250 bike racks next spring on buses serving Cambridge, Somerville, Chelsea, Everett, Medford, Malden, Revere, Charlestown, Burlington, Lexington, Bedford, Belmont, Arlington, Waltham, Watertown, Allston, Brighton, Woburn, and Winchester. MassBike says,, "Thank you."
Armored truck driver kills cyclist
In other Boston news, Margaret 'Meg' Sanders was killed by an armored truck driver who apparently turned into Meg. Join the discussion about this collision here.
A think-tank has proposed making Qatar more "bicycling friendly" as part of Qatar's national policy on promoting health and protecting the environment. "The project seeks to dispel myths, social stigmas and taboos that exist among the Qatari society about riding bicycles. These taboos had so far prevented several nationals from using this economic mode of transportation and derive its various health benefits. Currently, bicycles are commonly used by low income expatriates from the Indian sub-continent, who cannot afford other means of transport for their daily use."