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Boston's bike lanes nearly set for riders

2 stretches are first for the city

Police officers from the Citywide Bike Unit took off yesterday on a stretch of the new bike lane on Commonwealth Avenue after Mayor Thomas M. Menino updated cyclists on progress in making the city more compatible for bikes. Police officers from the Citywide Bike Unit took off yesterday on a stretch of the new bike lane on Commonwealth Avenue after Mayor Thomas M. Menino updated cyclists on progress in making the city more compatible for bikes. (Michele McDonald/ Globe Staff)
By Maddie Hanna
Globe Correspondent / August 6, 2008

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In a city renowned for hair-raising traffic and teeming streams of pedestrians, Boston officials say they're ready to take the first steps toward making streets friendlier to bikes. (Full article: 696 words)

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