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To understand people who shop by bike in Cambridge and inspire others to join them, Green Streets interviewed folks in and around Cambridge who run everyday errands by bike. Enjoy snippets of their stories below. (They're each 30 seconds or less!)

Jacklyn: Most efficient

Alice: ... and it's fun!

John: Like filling a car's trunk with groceries

Yash: Cambridge is bike -friendly

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Jill: Can't imagine life without it!

Sunny: Convenience

Benjamin: Car too expensive

Sarah: Such a great area
for it!

David: Pick up a bike and just... go!

Alexandria: All I know is
my bike

Jon: It makes me happy.

Kevin: Go for the short 

Michal: 95% of shopping is
by bike

Michael: I like popping into
random businesses

Wallace: Contribute to the local community

Janie: It's a blast!

Lauren: Do several errands at the same time

“Now in my early 70s, my bike is how I get to appointments, to classes, and errands”



If you shop by bike in Cambridge want to share your story in writing or video, send us a clip or an email!

Check out our other What Moves Us projects: 

For more information on how to outfit yourself to shop by bike, reach out to Mark Boswell, a member of Cambridge Bicycle Safety, the Cambridge Bicycle Committee, and a League of American Cyclists certified instructor.

If you'd like to have similar stories to share within your own community, workplace, or organization, we would be happy to help! Check out our online brochure and reach out to us! 

Wondering what the impact of bike infrastructure like protected bike lanes is on business? Here is a compendium of the research.


What Moves People Who Shop by Bike in Cambridge?

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