With paths, racks, and a czar, Mayor Menino vowing to make Boston a bike-friendly city

Riding a bicycle in Boston is something akin to combat. Cyclists routinely rank the city America’s worst. Stung by national criticism and hoping to take a bite out of traffic and air pollution, Mayor Thomas M. Menino is vowing to change that.

— "Pedal Pushing" by Matt Viser in the Boston Globe