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‘Prescribe-a-Bike’ will grant $5 Hubway memberships to help fight obesity
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Last week, we argued if the Hubway program was good for Boston or not, but it seems like those who know safety best believe that the bikes are good for our city. A ride a day will keep the doctor away, or at least that’s what Boston Medical Center physicians are ‘prescribing’ through a new initiative that seeks to address health disparities and increase residents’ access to affordable transportation options.  According to an article on Slate, the “Prescribe-a-Bike” program offers low-income patients a year-long Hubway membership for only $5.  A whopping $80 cheaper than the regularly priced annual fee. More