A day in Boston - Cycling to work and along the Charles River
A short business visit to Boston provided a great opportunity to explore the cycling-friendly city. The only cab ride was from the airport to the hotel. Thereafter, I used my trusty Brompton folding bicycle to ride to work, and then a beautiful ride along the Charles River.
Here is a quick tour of my visit:
Though it was a short visit, I had a great time and am looking forward to visiting it again, with some more time to explore the city.
Here are some interesting links about cycling in Boston:
MAY 25, 2017: Boston’s best bike paths, mapped
Here are 16 of the most charming and challenging bike trails around the Boston region, from shorter urban ones to more rural routes that sprawl dozens of miles (read more)
December 15, 2016: Better days for Boston cyclists
Once ranked among America’s worst bicycling cities, Boston has cleaned up its act in recent years, becoming a safer place to bike to work, according to a Harvard Chan School study of injuries to bicycle commuters between 2009 and 2012 (read more)
APRIL 08, 2016: 10 great Boston bicycle rides, minus the cars
Long considered among the worst metro areas to navigate by bike, Greater Boston has improved dramatically. Whether it’s by Hubway or your own steed, for an hour’s break from the office or a daylong meander, there are plenty of pedaling options. Here are 10 of the best (read more)
May 14, 2015: Boston, Cambridge ranked among best cities for biking
Walk Score, a company owned by real estate firm Redfin, looked at conditions for cyclists in over 150 U.S. cities of all population sizes. Of the 20 cities with populations of 300,000 or greater, Boston was ranked the fifth most bikeable city (read more)