The more bike sharing gets popular in Boston (and trust me, Hubway definitely has lots of attention), the more we need to talk about non-regular bike riders and safety. One of the cooler things to come to the city, in what will be a first on American streets, will be helmet rentals similar to those in international biking communities. No more lugging around a bike and a helmet, as you’ll be able to snag one on the go for $2 and return it at the end of your ride. You can thank a bunch of smart MIT guys at HelmetHub for this one.
Now if only they had hairmets, so I don’t ruin my ‘do.