Archives : Dec-2007

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Dec

The Boston Globe has a story of man who killed a teen when he lost control of his SUV while sending a text message on his cell phone. The man accused of killing a 13-year-old boy in a hit-and-run inRead More

22

Dec

I happened upon an interesting article about the Complete The Streets program in The Seattle Times. Complete streets “are about a right of way for everyone out there traveling, walking or biking,” says Barbara McCann, the movement coordinator. All usersRead More

16

Dec

Another cyclist killed and no charges will be brought against the motorist. According to a Providence Journal article: A criminal charge against a Westerly woman who fatally struck a Warwick man riding his bicycle in Charlestown will be dropped nextRead More

06

Dec

Coming to Providence Bicycle on Thursday January 10th at 7:00pm the SRAM/ORBEA / ZIPP WHEELS TECH CLINIC. We will have as our guests Butch Balzano from SRAM NEUTRAL SUPPORT, CJ Bradbury with ZIPP and Derrick Griggs of ORBEA USA. ButchRead More

06

Dec

It’s that time of year again: The Hub’s annual end of year open house. Saturday night, starting at 6pm there will be food from Taqueria Pacifica, music by Michah Jackson, and others.

06

Dec

This is an excerpt from the most recent RoadBikeRider.com newsletter Interbike is considering an East Coast version of the popular Outdoor Demo that’s held in conjunction with its annual cycling trade show in Las Vegas. A big difference in theRead More

30

Nov

Providence Bicycle will be having its first ever Bike Swap on Sunday December 2nd from 10am until 3pm. If you have some excess gear to sell (table space is free) or are looking for some great deals then you shouldn’tRead More

30

Nov

About a month ago, we posted a copy of our letter to Director Williams. We scanned a copy of his response letter, so everyone could take a read. Unfortunately, it seemed to be a pretty boiler plate response. A largeRead More

28

Nov

I just heard a piece on NPR that discussed a new report out by a coalition of New England States and Canada. The bottom line is that RI scored a C+ ranking: Over the past year Rhode Island made improvementsRead More

14

Nov

Our very own Jack Madden wrote the following letter to the editor of the Projo The frustrating gridlock that has resulted from the recent opening of Phase 1 of the “Iway” project should be no surprise to those who planRead More