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May 6 – 2015 Walk Bike to School Day

Through MassDOT, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts established one of the first Safe Routes to School programs in the U.S.  Today, they reach over 600 schools and over 40% of the elementary and middle students statewide.To participate in the program, a … Continue reading

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June 7 – 23rd annual Bike to the Sea Day

The 23rd annual Bike to the Sea Day ride is on Sunday, June 7 at 8:30 a.m. The Melrose Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee invites Melrosians to meet at 7:50 a.m. (leave promptly at 8:00 a.m.) at the corner of … Continue reading

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May 9 to 17 – 2015 Bay State Bike Week

The 2015 Bay State Bike Week starts on Saturday, May 9th until May 17th.

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August 28 – 2015 Melrose to Boston Bike Fridays

The Melrose to Boston Bike Fridays The Melrose Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee will again lead a bicycle convoy from Melrose to downtown Boston on five Friday mornings between April and August. This is a great way to try out … Continue reading

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Sept 13 – 2015 Victorian Fair

This Melrose’s 2015 Victorian Fair will be on Sunday, September 13th. The Pedestrian & Bicycle Committee will again have FREE ‘valet’ bike parking  at the corner of Foster and Main Streets.  Ride your bike to the fair and avoid all … Continue reading

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Traffic volumes on Melrose roads

The image below, from https://www.mapbox.com/blog/hpms-openstreetmap/ shows the average number of cars per day on the busiest of Melrose roads. This data comes in handy when looking at things like the NACTO guides with recommendations for how to treat roads with certain … Continue reading

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2014 International Walk to School Day – Oct. 8

Celebrate International Walk to School Day!  

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