News & Events

May 23, 2017

Join us for a free bike tune-up at St. Elizabeth's from 7:00am-9:00am! This event is open to Allston Brighton TMA member employees and tenants only.

May 18, 2017

Join us for a free bike tune-up at Boston Landing from 11:00am-2:00pm! This event is open to Allston Brighton TMA member employees and tenants only.

November 2, 2016

Please join us Wednesday, November 2nd for a casual lunchtime bike ride at Boston University – check out the details below and RSVP if you’re interested (especially if you need a bike!).
 
(even if you aren’t sure you can make it.)
 
Three bike options for you:
-Bring your own!
-Use Hubway bike - we'll give you a free 24 hour pass (we may exceed the 30 minute free ride)
-We'll organize a free bike rental for you
 
Helmets are a must!
Don’t have one? We’ll give you one!
 
Can’t make it?
Let us know your interests & suggestions! Email nramirez@abettercity.org
September 17, 2016

#MACleanAir Challenge (formally know as Car Free Week) is back for another weeks of prizes, events, and promotion in celebration of clean air commuting - thta is, transpoertation choices that reduce harmful emissions and clear the air for everyone. This year, we are posing the challenge with one simple question: What can you do to reduce CO2?

Take the Challenge:

Every day, we'll celebrate a different clean air commute choice and reward those who log their trip into NuRide - one $100 Amazon card each day, plus three $20 Dunkin Donuts cards daily on social media.

 

Here's how to win:  

Monday: Double up/Carry more (Carpool or Vanpool) 

Tuesday: Right on Track (Transit) 

Wednesday: Best Foot Forward (Walk) 

Thursday: Stay Put (Telecommute)

Friday: Pedal On (Bikers) 

Weekend: Wildcard --> any clean air commute trip wins!

 

Find out more at http://www.macleanairchallenge.com/ and check out NuRide at nuride.com/

September 15, 2016

 

"What happens with you combine BU BIke Saftey with Sustainability@BU? One great, big annual Festival!

Join BU on Marsh Plaza from 11am-2:30pm. Talk about bike and pedestrian saftey, meet local cycling organizations, get your bike road ready with a tune-up, or better yet, learn how to do some DIY bike maintenace. You can even practice using the MBTA  bus bike racks. No bike? No problem - there's plenty to take in, lots to learn and you might even win your own bike at this year's event!"

-BU Sustainability Festival

This event is open to TMA memebers and employees only

Thursday, September 15, 2016 -
11:00am to 2:30pm

 

June 17, 2016

A Better City will be joining Park & Pedal Fest for this morning celebration. 

Stop by on your morning bike commute, or Park&Pedal from the event location. We’ll have free food, music, and you can even enter to win one of several Montague Bikes being given away at the event! Ride home on a new set of wheels!

In attendance will be:
MA Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack,
MA Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs Matthew A. Beaton
MA Department of Conservation & Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy
Park&Pedal and Montague Bikes founder, David Montague
**Vendors soon to be announced!

RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1628856450707481/

 

Christian A Herter Park – 1175 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston, Massachusetts 02134

June 13, 2016

Visit the A Better City TMA table at Tufts' annual President's Picnic! Those who can are encouraged to BYOP – Bring Your Own (reusable) Place-setting (plate, utensils, cup/water bottle). All attendees who BYOP will be entered in a raffle to win a special grand prize at the Office of Sustainability’s table. The first 50 people on each campus who BYOP and visit the Office of Sustainability’s table will also receive individual prizes. Each campus’ picnic will also include tables with information about some of the quality-of-life benefits available to faculty and staff from Tufts Event will take place at 150 Harrison Avenue in the Jaharis Family Center for Biomedical and Nutrition Sciences. http://president.tufts.edu/summer-picnics-2016/

June 1, 2016

The Bike Bash is the event wrap up party which celebrates the conclusion of the MassCommute Bicycle Challenge! All Challenge participants are invited to join in on the celebration. The Bash is an opportunity to acknowledge and award our winning teams and all of our wonderful riders! 

Please join us this year at Flat Top Johnny’s in Cambridge for what we think will be one of our best celebrations yet! Join us for some great Harpoon beer specials, delicious Flat Top Johnny’s Bites, and a great time mingling with fellow Massachusetts cyclists! 

Flat Top Johnny’s, 1 Kendall Square,  Cambridge, MA 02139

May 19, 2016

Join us for a free bike tune-up and light breakfast at 197 Clarnedon from 8am-10am! This event is open to ABC TMA member employees and tenants only.

May 18, 2016

Join us for a free bike tune-up and light breakfast at Boston University (location TBD) from 4pm-6pm! This event is open to ABC TMA member employees and tenants only.

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