CommuterChoice Events

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For events on the Longwood Campus, please visit the Harvard Longwood Cyclists page.

2018 Bike Week Breakfast
Thursday, May 17, 7:30am-9:30am
Dudley House (inside Harvard Yard gates)
RSVP for breakfast here (not required, but helpful!)
RSVP for bike check-up here (required)
Log your MassCommute Bicycle Challenge miles here!

Celebrate Bay State Bike Week with us! Join us for:
Breakfast to refuel after your bike commute
Bike registration with HUPD
Local bike groups and resources
Bike helmet sales and recycling
Bike FREECYCLE - bring your unused bike gear to swap and trade
15-minute bike check-ups with a mechanic (signup required)
Giveaways and prizes - because who doesn't like bike swag?

 Let us know that you plan to attend so we make sure there's enough food!


Intro to Bike Commuting
Thursday, April 26, 12-1pm
Harvard Kennedy School Rubenstein 414

Whether you are thinking about becoming a
bike commuter, are a fair-weather cyclist, or
bike all year round, join us for an overview of
the gear you need (and what you don't), keeping
your ride road-ready, choosing your routes,
and a review of the rules of the road.

Bring your lunch and your questions!

This workshop is sponsored by Office for Sustainability 
and CommuterChoice


Spring Bike Check-Ups 
April 17, 4-6pm, Science Center Plaza

Show your bike a little TLC!

Get the squeak out of your chain and
the grime off your gears with a free after
work check-up from a skilled local mechanic!

Signups required and space is limited,
so secure your 15 minute spot today.

Rain date is 4/18, 4-6pm


Bike Maintenance Basics 
April 10, 12:30-1:30pm, CWD

Maintaining your ride is easier than you might think!Whether you are digging out your bike for a new season
or are thinking of starting to bike commute, join us to discuss
the basics of bike maintenance and learn about what you
can do yourself to keep your ride rolling smoothly. 

Bring your lunch and your questions!




International Winter Bike to Work Day
Friday, February 9, 7:30-9:30am
Science Center Plaza


Bling Your Bike!
Monday, November 6, 4-6pm
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
Wednesday, November 8, 12-1pm
Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mount Auburn Street

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, 4-6pm
Dudley House (inside Harvard Yard gates)

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, Sat/Sun October 14 & 15, 10am-1pm

 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.


Green Transportation Celebration, Wednesday October 4, 11am-1pm

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 Friday, September 15, 8am-6pm




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


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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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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