Bike Week 1997 Resources and Organizations

Boston Bicycling Initiative · The Boston Bicycle Advisory Committee is working to make Boston more bicycle friendly. Meets third Tuesday of each month (May 20, 5:30-7:30, Boston City Hall). 635-2756.

The Bicycle-Friendly Office · The Conservation Law Foundation offers tours of its bicycle-friendly office with state-of-the-art bicycle facilities. Call 350-0990 to schedule a tour.

Bicycle Advocacy · The Bicycle Coalition of Massachusetts, including the BikeBoston chapter, advocates bicycling statewide and is also working for federal reauthorization of ISTEA bicycling funds. 491-RIDE.

Bicycle Planning, Rail-Trails, & Feasibility Studies · Regional government assistance in negotiating the transportation planning and funding process, and in forming effective Bicycle Advisory Committees. Joan Blaustein, Metropolitan Area Planning Council, 451-2770 or Cathy Lewis, Central Transportation Planning Staff, 973-7100.

Recreational Bicycling · The following organizations all have many group rides:

Bicycle Activism · Bikes Not Bombs teaches kids to fix up old bicycles and ships bicycles to Central America for people to use as transportation, 442-0004. EarthWorks promotes bicycling as earth-friendly transportation, 983-9463.