December 1, 2016: Car blocking your bike lane? Record it!

You're rolling along on your bike cruising in your bike lane when - ugh - there's a parked car blocking your way and you must exit the safe bike lane to pass the parked car.


Well, cycling enthusiast and Brigham and Women's employee Alexander Frieden has launched a new website that lets you capture a photo of the vehicle, the license plate and where it is parked. The purpose of the project is to both draw attention to problem areas for bike commuters, and inform city planners in Cambridge, Boston, Somerville, and Brookline about spots where bicycle infrastructure could be greatly improved. police departments.