Archives : Aug-2019

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Aug

The post below first appeared on the Bike Newport blog. See the article here:  Bike Newport Cocktail Hour (with door prizes)

23

Aug

Despite an unprecedented outpouring of public sentiment, the Transportation Advisory Committee voted last night to move RIDOT’s Major Amendment #19 in its entirety on to the State Planning Council. The next step in the convoluted process is for the StateRead More

22

Aug

We still have until 3:30 this afternoon to participate in the public comment process concerning RIDOT’s proposed Major Amendment #19. If you have procrastinated, now is your moment! You have until 3:30. Here is the contact information: 1) Governor RaimondoRead More

21

Aug

Hi all, A note on behalf of Grow Smart RI: We encourage bike/ped advocates to attend en mass and bear witness to the vote on Amendment #19 by the Transportation Advisory Council (TAC) tomorrow (Thurs., 8/22) at 5:30 PM inRead More

21

Aug

Today is the last full day to let the Transportation Advisory Committee know how you feel about RIDOT’s proposal to shift $37.5 million away from pedestrian and bike projects in favor of fossil fuel infrastructure. If you want safe accessRead More

17

Aug

Check out EcoRI’s latest article about Major Amendment #19. Thanks to Sarah Puschmann for her interest. https://www.ecori.org/transportation/2019/8/17/ridot-again-plans-to-take-money-from-bike-pedestrian-projects    

16

Aug

Thank you to everyone who attended either of the two public hearings held by the Transportation Advisory Committee. Listening to those who chose to speak was truly inspiring. The TAC heard from a wide range of voices, experiences, perspectives andRead More

15

Aug

Even if you don’t want to speak, it would really help to have a strong showing at today’s public hearing. Meet us there and your presence will send a strong message to the TAC that Rhode Islanders want monies availableRead More

12

Aug

Would you like to help fight Major Amendment #19 and keep $37 million available for walk and biking projects? Here are the two most important things you can do this week. 1) Contact the Governor Let Governor Raimondo you opposeRead More

12

Aug

Please note the following regarding the Newport bicycle/ pedestrian path Funding for the First Mile Shared Use Path in Newport remains intact. The original TIP project ID 9003 has been retired, but the full $7.2 million for this project hasRead More