Monday, October 13, 2014

Action Alert: Vote on Question 1

MassBike has put out a blog post on Question 1: Eliminating the gas tax indexing law. Bicyclists and pedestrians should read this since many may not think about how it affects us.

Here's the link

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Watertown Childrens Helmet Giveaway

The Watertown Bicycle Pedestrian Committee gave away more than 60 helmets at the Faire on the Square on September 27. It was a big success and all possible thanks to the generosity of Breakstone, White & Gluck, P.C. ( for generously donating the helmets. Let's get riding Watertown!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Video: How to ride in a bike lane and not get "doored"

Here is a great little video from the Northeastern Police Dept about how to ride in a bike lane and not get doored. Watch it here.

Courtesy of which contains a bunch of other great safety tips.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Watertown Mural 2014: Celebrate Watertown's Tapestry of Cultures

Watertown's Tapestry of Cultures
Sunday, September 21, 3pm
The Wall at Baptist Walk
Watertown Square

Honor the student artists, celebrate public art and this new addition to Watertown Square

music, light refreshments
bring a chair

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Watertown Faire on the Square: Saturday Sept 27, 2014

The 15th edition of the Watertown’s Faire on the Square will be held on Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Saltonstall Park, next to Town Hall.

Faire on the Square is a great way to get to know more about the town we live in. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee will be there with information on biking and walking throughout Watertown. Come down and visit us.

More information can be found here.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Watertown Mural 2014: Final Product

The following is a picture of the fully completed Watertown mural.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Watertown Mural 2014: Additional Pictures

The following are some additional pictures of the mural taken by Janet Jameson:

Emily and Julia work on the upper right side of the mural.

Caitlyn and Sedra work on the upper right side of the mural.

Julia second-coats the left side of the mural.

Alan second-coats the left side of the mural.

Abi does final touch-ups on the left side of the mural.