APA-MA Bike Spring Fling on May 23!

About this Event:

Join us for the APA MA Spring Fling Bike Ride on May 23. We will learn about the Massachusetts Department of Conservation’s newest addition to the bike system in Greater Boston and the new Clippership Connector Pedestrian Path Project. We will tour the bulkhead wall path that connects Assembly Square/Draw 7 Park to Route 99. DCR’s Dan Driscoll, Stella Lensing, and Amber Christoffersen will lead the tour to offer insights on the new trail projects and planning. This is a casual bike ride, approximately 6 miles roundtrip. Other details:

  • Meet at Medford Square at Clippership Park (Clippership Drive, Medford, MA 02155; parking is available in lots and on-street
  • Bring your own bike or rent a BlueBike located on Riverside Ave or Medford Square
  • We will stop for ice cream at JP Licks at the dynamic Assembly Row in Somerville!

When:                  Postponed to June 11th!         

5:00 PM               Bike Tour starts – meet with your bike ready to go at Clippership Park

5:45 PM               Pit stop at JP Licks for complimentary ice cream (611 Assembly Row)

7:00 PM               Bike Tour arrives back to Clippership Park

Speakers:

Dan Driscoll, Director of Green Transportation. Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. Dan has worked for over 20 years for the DCR on the creation of greenways across the state and along major rivers in the region including the Charles River, Neponset River, and Mystic River. He leads design and construction projects for DCR’s parkways to better accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians.

Amber Christoffersen, Trails and Greenways Planner. Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. Amber leads planning, design, construction, and maintenance projects for DCR-owned greenways across the state of Massachusetts.

Admission:         Free for APA-MA/CPM/MAPD members/students. $5 all others

Registration:      Please follow this link. Registration will be limited so make sure to register early!

Directions/Parking:  Meet along the trail at Clippership Park near Medford Square. There is public parking available in lots and metered on-street parking in Medford Square a short walk away.

Rain Date: In case of severe weather, you will be notified if the event is cancelled.

Hosted by: APA – MA Chapter