Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Cyclists: Avoid a Pothole, Or Tell Somebody About One

For Boston-area cyclists: there is now a website that lists road hazards (or just plain bad streets and/or intersections). It also gives you the opportunity to enter into the database the hazards you hate. Just go visit: The Right Ride. Here's what it looked like a few hours ago:

Based on those few markers, you might think that Brighton is a good place to bike, with nearly all the streets free of potholes. Yeah, right.

I think that we cyclists in Brighton need to go onto the website to enter new hazards. Off the top of my head I can name a lot of potholes and bad intersections that aren't yet on that map. A lot. I'll do my turn... thump, thump, thump.

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