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Hubway Newsletter: Hubway-ing into October and all the way through Fall


The sun is shining! With new stations, there’s still plenty of riding this season.

 

When you live in New England, you get used to feeling like it’s always about to snow. But with weather like we’ve been having lately, along with recent station expansion throughout the metro-Boston area, we’re excited about riding as far into Fall as we possibly can. See below for events this month in each of the towns and cities that make up Hubway. We invite you to post your Hubway pics to show us where you’re riding this month.

 

NEW HUBWAY STATIONS

This past week, 11 new stations launched throughout the system, including the first ever Hubway stations in Jamaica Plain and expanding deeper into Southie and Charlestown! Riders were excited, and some were even moved to tears. Here’s a list of the new stations:

 

JAMAICA PLAIN

JP Monument - South Street @ Centre Street
JP Centre - Centre Street @ Myrtle Street
Hyde Square @ Barbara Street
Egleston Square @ Columbus Ave

 

BOSTON COMMON

Charles Street @ Beacon Street

 

SOUTH BOSTON

West Broadway @ Dorchester Ave
South Boston Library - 646 East Broadway

 

NORTH DORCHESTER

East Cottage Street @ Columbia Road

 

CHARLESTOWN

Hayes Square @ Vine Street

 

DOWNTOWN

Milk Street @ India Street

 

FENWAY

BIDMC | Brookline Avenue @ Burlington Street

 

View the entire Hubway station map here.

Please use the Spotcycle app for smartphones or Hubway Tracker

for up to the minute system information and bike/dock availability.

 

WHERE TO RIDE THIS MONTH 

                                                             
BOSTON
         
Test your Bike-Q.
Earn free gear.
Boston loves cyclists, so we want to make sure you’re prepared for everything. Learn how to avoid common urban hazards and proper cycling etiquette, too. Ride smart. Ride safe. And most of all, enjoy yourself.
Test your Bike-Q now.
         
BROOKLINE
         
Sunday, October 6th: Ride to Brookline Village for Quest for Wellness: a Health & Wellness Open-Studio. Massage therapists, personal trainers, acupuncturists, movement teachers, health coaches, nutritionists, & gyms will be open for you to come by, ask questions, and learn about different ways of keeping yourself well!
CAMBRIDGE
         
Three FREE bicycle workshops this fall. Go over the basics of urban cycling, maintenance, and the rules of the road. Choose the courses you’d like to take. All you have to bring is yourself and a willingness to learn.
SOMERVILLE
         
10/5: Mini-Maker Faire
10/10: HONK! Festival
10/12: Local is for Lovers Marketplace
10/19: Harvest Fest
10/19: Tour de Somerville ride
Wednesdays: Davis Square Farmers Market
Saturdays: Union Square Farmers Market


 

You’ve got plenty of reasons to ride this season! Whether you Hubway for fun, exercise, or commuting, come on out and join us today. Ride safely!

 

The Team at Hubway

#BikeHubwayThisFall

 

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It’s a Hubway Life

You may have seen Galen Mook biking around town while simultaneously laying down some sweet beats on an empty 5 gallon bucket. Or maybe he taught you how to ride at your school.  Maybe he even taught you to fix your bike in Allston! Learn more about this champion of Boston cycling.