A Call to Action



Update: RIDOT has withdrawn the amendment.

Original post continues below.

Are you outraged about the proposal to steal money away from bicycle and pedestrian projects? Here’s what you can do:

Michael D’Alessandro
Secretary of the Transportation Advisory Committee, 
RI Dept. of Administration, Division of Statewide Planning
One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02908


There is a sample letter here https://docs.google.com/document/d/13sF2y5BcDBj68b_PpnPBdhB1jaQH_dUO0jf4q31v5Lo/edit?usp=sharing

Optionally, you can fill out and share an on-line form to submit written comment to the Transportation Advisory Committee and the Governor here: https://p2a.co/bQLloyo 

All comments on the Amendment must be received prior to or during the TAC’s meeting on February 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

  1. Contact Governor Gina Raimondo, your state senator and representative and tell them this is unacceptable. RI Bike has prepared a document with information for you to use in your letters. Pick an issue or two important to you to focus on. https://docs.google.com/document/d/13sF2y5BcDBj68b_PpnPBdhB1jaQH_dUO0jf4q31v5Lo/edit?usp=sharing

To find your elected officials, go to https://vote.sos.ri.gov, click on “find your elected officials”, enter your home address and click “continue”.

  1. Repeat steps 3 and 4 as much as you can.
  2. Attend and plan to speak at one of the public meetings being held by the TAC about this amendment.

Monday, February 25, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

Narragansett Town Hall – Council Chambers
25 Fifth Avenue
Narragansett, RI 02882

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
RI Department of Administration
One Capitol Hill, Providence RI 02908
Conference Room A, 2nd Floor

  1. Share this information with your friends and family & ask them to do the same. 

This post has been updated to add a link to the League of American Bicyclist’s Call-to-Action