BIKEWAY

July 2009       Bedford Friends of the Minuteman Bikeway, Inc.         Vol. 12,13



2008-9 Accomplishments/News


Larger shoulders on Bedford Roads

Restriping



Safe Routes To School Program Initiated

92 bike riders at Job Lane on Bike/Walk Day


State Trail Use Counts

MM popular w/ walkers, bike commuters, families, roller bladers


MM Extension Awaiting Town Decision

Study shows asphalt is most cost-effective


Minuteman Hall of Fame Celebration


First NE rail trail honored by Rails To Trails Org


Annual Bike To Service Day

AKA Charlie Schwerin Day


Bike Helmets For Kids

annual event with PD


Rails To Trails Exhibit at Bedford Library

150 years: steam to diesel to abandoned to rail trail



Be a Bedford Bike Booster

Become a BFMB member

Meetings: first second Wed, Town Hall, 7:30 PM

Send us comments, suggestions

Help us advocate for better bike accommodations

Volunteer: Annual trail user count, Safe Routes To School rider


Contact us at BedfordBike@gmail.com



Bike Stand Initiative

replacing old style; adding new


Depot Park Freight House Reopened

latest Depot news

Regional News

Concord approves a 'rail trail for everyone'
Asphalt surface deemed best for proposed 3.5-mile trail.

Bruce Freeman Stage 1 (Chelmsford) to open

The Ribbon Cutting ceremony and Party will be held Saturday, August 29, 2009 at 10 am at Old Town Hall & Town Common, Chelmsford


Bruce Freeman (Acton) 25% plan approved


Lincoln Lab winner in Bike To Work Week


Hartwell Ave Bike Lanes Approved in Lex.

After 1 year test trial, deemed a success


Carlisle paves town paths

stone dust too difficult to maintain