Boston and the surrounding areas are becoming more and more bike friendly each year. Not only are more people riding bikes, but the local governments including the cities of Boston and Cambridge are doing what they can to make things safer and more enjoyable for bike riders and for the rest of the community.
There are a lot of reasons that cities like Boston are interested in making things better for bike riders. One of the reasons is that young professionals who they are trying to get to move back to urban areas are one of the main groups of people who ride bikes. This brings us to another reason why bike riding is good for the community. It is good for the environment as it reduces one’s carbon footprint and also reduces the amount of noise and congestion on the roads. Continue reading