Archives : Jun-2009

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Jun

From today’s ClimateWire: Britain’s Transportation chief announced plans yesterday to provide better cycling facilities at major railway stations around the United Kingdom. The $8.2 million fund will allow for the creation of 10 terminals that provide improved cycling facilities forRead More

25

Jun

Looking for a new-to-you bike?  The crew over at Recycle-A-Bike is having a yard sale this Saturday, from 10am – 4pm.  Here’s the full scoop: Bike Yard Sale this Saturday, 6/27 10 AM – 4 PM (weather permitting) at TheRead More

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Jun

From Barry Schiller: The RI General Assembly may be going into its last week but there is still a chance to pass a bill to enhance safety for bicyclists and other roadway users by banning text-messaging while driving. A billRead More

16

Jun

On June 27th, from 12pm – 5pm The Providence Foundation is partnering with 7 different residential properties to showcase downtown Providence as a vibrant, walkable, bike friendly place to live! [They] are organizing a FREE Downtown Living Tour on Saturday,Read More

16

Jun

On Sept. 4th, 2007, Frank Cabral was killed while cycling on RI-1. This nearby 25.5 mile safe loop celebrates his life and raises “share the road” awareness. Fun family event goes on rain or shine. Over 200 participants last year.Read More

15

Jun

I had the misfortune of needing to commute by car a number of times last week.  Having forgotten how much I detest sitting in traffic, I again questioned why anyone would choose to do this! It was a joy toRead More

11

Jun

At the beginning of the year, the House had two separate bills introduced.  One would have banned text messaging while driving (H5021) and the other would have banned non-hands-free mobile phone and/or text messaging (H5022).  In both cases, the HouseRead More

11

Jun

The House Judiciary Committee recommended the passage of H5074 Sub-A yesterday.  As such, you can finally read the Sub A version of the bill online.   The bill will now go before the entire House.  My understanding is that in mostRead More

10

Jun

This afternoon, the House Judicary Committee was considering H5074.  Dick and I stopped by the State House to show some support from the cycling community. Unfortunately, the bill being considered by the committee isn’t available online anywhere, so I can’tRead More

10

Jun

Starting this past Tuesday,  I noticed RIDOT crews out working on replacing the decking along the two wooden bridges near the Barrington/Warren town lines.  Later, I noticed an announcement on the RIDOT website: Cyclists along the path from Providence toRead More