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Boston Transportation Department scheduled to teach bicycle skills to women this summer

Women who would like to learn to ride a bike, or sharpen existing skills, will have an opportunity to do so in the City of Boston this summer. The Boston Transportation Department today announced that basic bike riding as well as “street skills” clinics are scheduled to take place free of charge from May through September at locations throughout the City.

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Boston Foundation releases report on ridership on Fairmount line

A major report from the Boston Foundation shows that years of advocacy and $200 million in investments in new stations and infrastructure over the past 10 years are beginning to yield significant returns, with a near tripling of ridership since 2012. The Boston Foundation’s report, Increasing Ridership on the Fairmount Line, researched and authored by Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates, identifies the next steps for the Fairmount Line’s evolution. Continue reading

Play bingo to win art and support arts access April 29

Boston, Massachusetts – Support access to the arts! Join The Art Connection in Boston’s South End on Saturday, April 29 at 7 p.m. for its 6th Annual Art BINGO event at the Benjamin Franklin Institute on 41 Berkeley Street. This popular ArtWeek Boston event benefits The Art Connection and its celebrated placement program, which brings local art to Boston’s most underserved communities. Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley returns as a bingo caller and premium silent auction prizes include ticket packages to the city’s best theaters and gift certificates to award winning restaurants. “I am thrilled to be back at Art … Continue reading