Monthly Archives: July 2010

How I really feel about ipods

A couple months ago, when Angela wrote about courtesy between folks using different modes of transport, a spat broke out in our comments that got me thinking. John writes: I am very much in agreement with your statement that faster … Continue reading

Posted in Biking, Problems and issues, Public transportation, Sharing roads and paths, Walking | 15 Comments

Cambridge Kidical Mass Report

The first ever Cambridge Kidical Mass ride was a big success!  We had about 24 bikes and 40 participants, young and old.  The Cambridge Bike Police provided fabulous support for the ride, and really helped things run smoothly.  It felt … Continue reading

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Finding my bike community

I began biking in earnest about 14 years ago, at age 18. I was living on my own for the first time in downtown Denver.  I needed to get to work, and I was tired of the bus. On a … Continue reading

Posted in Biking, Cambridge and Boston area, Living locally | 6 Comments

Call for Volunteers!

We’re gearing up for our North Cambridge Kidical Mass in a couple weeks, and we’re looking for a few more volunteers for leading and sweeping the ride.  If you’d like to help, drop us an e-mail here: carfreewithkids (at symbol) … Continue reading

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Carfree roundup July 7

For you, a little news In the depressing news departments, we’re all cutting transit funding and apparently a recent survey says that Americans want it that way — we’d much rather cut transit than highway spending. But from the better … Continue reading

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Walker and biker ed

There’s been a lot of learning going on at our house.  Our kids are working hard on two of the most important ways we transport ourselves in this family: It sure beats waiting until they’re 16! Related posts: How to … Continue reading

Posted in Biking with kids, Child-related issues, Walking | 1 Comment