Archives : Dec-2011

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Dec

Some preliminary results from a Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) subcommittee meeting on bike/ped projects submitted for the next 4 year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) that RIDOT tentatively allocated about $3.4 million/year.  Projects that scored well enough to possibly continue, thoughRead More

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Dec

UPDATE: Please note that the date has changed to January 11, 2012, 6PM. The Elmwood Neighborhood Association has sent out a notice of an upcoming public planning meeting to discuss the remainder of the Elmwood repaving project.  For more informationRead More

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Dec

An article on Bloomberg Businessweek follows up on yesterday’s story about complete cellphone bans by suggesting that perhaps it’s time to treat distracted driving in the same way as the assault on DWI over the past decade.  I personally findRead More

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Dec

An article on AP News states: Texting, emailing or chatting on a cellphone while driving is simply too dangerous to be allowed, federal safety investigators declared Tuesday, urging all states to impose total bans except for emergencies. The recommendation goesRead More

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Dec

It’s not yet too cold for a Special Sunday Group Ride!   Sunday, December 11. 9:45am Touro Park Bellevue/Pelham Join Bike Newport for a leisurely Bike Tour of Newport.  25 miles over 2.5 hours, led by Newport cycling enthusiast Sam Jernigan.  Enjoy Newport’s manyRead More

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Dec

The City of Providence has finally completed the long awaited Broadway Bike Lanes.  Announced in 2008 as coming soon, and rumors of imminent milling and repaving, 2011 sees the city complete its current bike plan with the installation of thisRead More

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Dec

George Redman was honored on Nov. 29, 2011 by Governor Chafee, Chairman Melo, family, friends and recreational path users for his selfless quest to have the East Bay Bike Path built.  According to son Paul, the 87-year old would beRead More

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Nov

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The Transportation Advisory Committee has received submissions of projects from RIDOT  from cities and towns, and some agencies for the 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).  The news for bicycle users is that it could have been a lot worse.  TheRead More

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Nov

RIBike Advocacy Meeting 14Nov2011 Brown Library Call to order 6:03pm Adjourn at 7pm Present: Matt, Betty, Dick Leo, Eric, Barry, Absent: Mark, Sue Guest: Cameron Moquin General Meeting Brief Officer and Committee heads report President: Matt Moritz Report: Attended ElmwoodRead More

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Nov

RI Bike Coalition Meeting: Brown University bookstore 17October2011 Attendees: Matt, Betty, Barry, Mark. Absent: Sue, Dick, Eric, Leo Call to order 6:10 Adjournment 7:55 Light up the Night Project Update/Planning November 1 (or 2) 2011 Tuesday, Wednesday 6-8pm Jack hasRead More