Events

CommuterChoice Events

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Winter Bike Commuting

Dec 6, 2018  

Join us on Thursday, December 6 to learn how to combat the cold, wet and dark by bike! CommuterChoice, MassBike and Common Spaces have teamed up to educate the Harvard community about winter bike commuting. Reserve a 15 minute slot to have your bike tuned-up by a local bike mechanic and/or attend a Winter Bike Commuting seminar. Both parts of the event are free, but pre-registration is required! 

Winterize your bike tune-ups from 9-11 am, Safra Plaza outside of Smith Campus Center

Winter Bike Commuting seminar from 12-1 pm in the Smith Campus Center, Isaacson Room (2nd floor)

         

 

 

 

Bling Your Bike

Nov 8, 2018 - Science Center Plaza. 4-6PM.

Get ready for short winter days by picking up free LED blinking front and back lights, and deck out your bike or helmet with reflective stickers, tape and spoke covers.

 

CommuterChoice was featured in the League of American Bicyclists blog for our Bling Your Bike event. Check it out!

                   

 

2018 Bike Week Breakfast

May 17, 2018 - Dudley House

Celebrating bike commuters during Bay State Bike Week & MassCommute Bicycle Challenge

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Spring Bike Check-Ups 

April 17, 2018 - Science Center Plaza

bicyclists stopped by to get the squeak out of their chains and the grime off their gears with a free after work check-up from a skilled local mechanic on the Science Center Plaza

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Bike Maintenance Basics Class

April 10, 2018 - 124 Mt. Auburn

participants learned about the basics of bike maintenance and what techniques can be used to keep your ride rolling smoothly. 

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International Winter Bike to Work Day

February 9, 2018 - Science Center Plaza

Dozens of intrepid winter bike commuters stopped by on this freezing morning to pick up hand warmers, hot chocolate and coffee, and reflective winter bike commuter helmet badges.

   

Boston Area University Sustainable Transportation Summit

December 7, 2017 - 28 Travis St

CommuterChoice hosted the third annual event bringing together industry leaders and university sustainable transportation professionals to discuss best practices and improve access in the region.

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News Coverage:

Sustainable Transportation Experts Descent on Harvard

 

Bling Your Bike!

November 6, 2017 - Science Center Plaza

On the first commute day home after daylight savings ended, CommuterChoice was on the Science Center Plaza to help bike commuters and pedestrians stand out a little more in the dark; we gave out hundreds of LED blinking front and back lights, and decked out bikes and helmets with reflective tape and spoke lights. 

      

Winter Bike Commuting Workshop

November 8, 2017 - 124 Mt. Auburn

A local, knowledgeable cyclist led the discussion of what to expect and how to plan for bike commuting through the winter - clothes, gear, safety, and route planning were all covered and attendees shared their own experiences, advice, and favorite piece of winter commuting gear.  

 

       

 

Bike Maintenance Basics

October 12, 2017 - Dudley House
 
Our skilled bike mechanic friends from Landry's Bicycles led some Harvard cyclists through personalized bike maintenance instruction. They provided guidance on bike maintenance, how to do some minor repairs, get ready for winter riding, and answer lots of questions from attendees. 

    

 

Traffic Skills 101

October 14th and 15th, 2017 - 28 Travis St

MassBike and Landry’s Bicycles hosted Traffic Skills 101 at Harvard University’s Allston campus on October 14-15. Twelve attendees from across Massachusetts learned basic  bike information, discussed safety and how to handle certain scenarios with on-bike practice and a road ride throughout Boston to experience the variety of bike infrastructure. This class is the pre-requisite for anyone considering becoming a League Cycling Instructor through the League of American Bicyclists.

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Green Transportation Celebration

October 14, 2017 - Science Center Plaza

Our annual celebration brought together many of the sustainable options provided to the Harvard community for traveling to, from, and around campus. Attendees could practice loading their bikes on a Harvard shuttle, register their bikes with HUPD, get a free bike safety check, help update our commuter map, talk to Hubway, the City of Cambridge, MassRIDES, Office for Sustainability, CommuterChoice, and Transportation Services. And, everyone enjoyed the cider donuts!

    

 

PARK(ing) Day

September 15, 2017 - Oxford St

          

 

Lunchtime Bike Ride

June 15, 2017

Cycling instructor led ride from the Kennedy School to Allston and Watertown Park&Pedal lots

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2017 Bike Commuter Breakfast

May 17, 2017 - Dudley House

Celebrating bike commuters during Bay State Bike Week & MassCommute Bicycle Challenge

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Intro to Bike Commuting Workshop

May 5, 2017 - 124 Mt. Auburn St

An overview of urban bike commuting presented by Galen Mook, Landry's Bicycles Marketing and Advocacy Associate

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May the Fourth be With You(r Bike) Tune-up

May 4, 2017 - Science Center Plaza

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Bicycle Appreciation Breakfast

May 18, 2016 - Wasserstein Crossroads

Celebration of sustainable commuting as part of Bay State Bike Week

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Green Transportation Celebration

October 8, 2015 - Science Center Plaza

Celebration of sustainable transportation choices with over 600 attendees featuring university and community stakeholders, helmet giveaways and seasonal treats.

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Bicycle Appreciation Breakfast

May 13, 2015 - Smith Campus Center

Celebration of bicycle commuting as part of Bay State Bike Week.

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Boston Area University Sustainable Transportation Summit

March 19, 2015 - Lamont Library

CommuterChoice hosted event bringing together industry leaders and university sustainable transportation professionals to discuss best practices and improve access in the region.

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Presentations:

University Sustainable Transportation Summit Overview

News Coverage:

Collaborating on Sustainable Transportation

 

Green Transportation Celebration

September 17, 2014 - Science Center Plaza

Celebration of sustainable transportation choices with over 400 attendees featuring university and community stakeholders, helmet giveaways and seasonal treats.

 

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Hubway Unicorn Bike Unveiling

October 23, 2014 - Harvard Information Center

Launch of the Emerald Explorer, a one-of-a-kind, "unicorn" Hubway Bike designed by Harvard employee Amy Fater, winner of the #HubwayEveryday Bicycle Design Contest

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