Arlington Bicycle Advisory Committee On Medford's Western border, just across the Mystic River and Lakes, there are many reasons for cyclists to ride over to Arlington. The 10-mile Minuteman Bikeway, which runs through Cambridge, Arlington, Lexington and Bedford is just one of them.
Boston Bikes The City of Boston's initiative to encourage citizens and visitors to use bicycles for fun, exercise and transportation--and you don't have to live in Boston to take advantage of many of their offerings! One we really like the Roll it Forward bike donation program which will take your old bike, fix it and match it with someone who needs one. Bikes may be dropped off at many Greater Boston locations, including Medford's own JRA Cycles.
Boston Cyclists Union A member-supported advocacy group that promotes the everyday use of bicycles in and around Boston. They are a great source of news and information on projects, proposals and bicycle-related news in our area.
Bike to the Sea Since 1993 Bike to the Sea has been working to create the Northern Strand Trail, a community trail that starts in Everett and continues through Malden and Saugus, all the way to the beaches of Revere, Lynn and Nahant. Portions of the trail are still in the planning and construction stages.
Green Streets Initiative The Green Streets Initiative is a grassroots organization dedicated to celebrating and promoting the use of sustainable, active transportation in the Boston region and beyond. Through their monthly Walk/Ride Days and other community and educational efforts, they help people experience environmentally friendly and healthier modes of transportation, change their daily routines, and enhance their lives. Their aim is to create safer, healthier, and quieter streets and more vibrant communities for commuters and citizens of all kinds.
LivableStreets Alliance LivableStreets advocates for biking, walking and transit, creating safe streets and vibrant communities that make the Greater Boston region a better place to live, work and play. Steve Miller's blog is an excellent resource of insight and analysis of bicycle-related law and policy.
Project KidSafe A safety campaign of the Boston law firm of Breakstone, White & Gluck, Project KidSafe donates bicycle helmets to children in the Boston area and generously provided the helmets that we distributed and fitted for over 60 kids at Medford Day 2017.
Somerville Bicycle Committee Many streets in Medford cross the border into Somerville, so we have many common interests with our neighbor to the South. The Somerville Bicycle Committee also sponsors rides and events that are open to Medford cyclists.
The League of American Bicyclists Since 1880, this member-supported organization has been representing bicyclists in the movement to create safer roads, stronger communities and a bicycle-friendly America. They are an excellent source of information, advocacy and education on a national level.
PeopleForBikes PeopleForBikes is a national organization dedicated to improving bicycling in the U.S. By collaborating with millions of individual riders, businesses, community leaders, and elected officials, they’re uniting Americans to boost bicycling on a national level for results that can be seen locally.