Spring has sprung — and so have Hubway stations

The “Hubway station wrapped in caution tape” shot has kind of become a thing on Twitter and Instagram.
The “Hubway station wrapped in caution tape” shot has kind of become a thing on Twitter and Instagram.
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Like the sight of green crocus spathes peeeking out from the soil, the arrival of Hubway stations around Boston has become a trademark sign of impending spring in Boston. The bike-share agency has yet to announce this year’s premiere date — last year, it was April 2 — but the lack of an official opening day has not prevented people from going wild on Twitter and Instagram with photos of just-installed stations cropping up around the city.

In fact, the Hubway-station-wrapped-in-caution-tape photo has kind of become a thing. Check it out below.

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Even this “no parking” sign was cause for celebration.