Search Results for : sharrow

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May

Word comes from the Bike-to-Brown mailing list that sharrows have started to appear along the on-road portion of the Blackstone Bike Way connector.  This shot was taken by John Pezza on High Street in Central Falls.  To my knowledge, thisRead More

30

Jan

The next version of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is due out really soon now.  The MUTCD defines the standards used by road managers nationwide.  The next release will include sharrows, which we’ve talked about both onlineRead More

16

Dec

The 2009 edition of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD, for those who enjoy alphabet soup) is finally out after a v-e-r-y lengthy delay.  The MUTCD is the national guidebook published by the Federal Highway Administration that definesRead More

02

Mar

Some progressive cities have begun using sharrows, shared road markings, to remind motorists that bicycles have a right to the road and that we may well be riding farther in the lane than they would expect. Unfortunately, cities that haveRead More

26

Jan

The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) is the official city body for advising the Mayor on bike/ped issues. The current commissioners are Eric Weis (chair), Matt Moritz (coincidentally RIBike board president), Michelle Cortez-Harkins, Laura Bozzi, and Jef Nickerson.Read More

16

Jul

Riverzedge Arts in Woonsocket is hosting Riverfest 2013 on Saturday, July 20. The event takes place in River Island Park from noon to 4. Rides to the celebration of Woonsockets newly installed bike lanes and signed routes are scheduled. ArriveRead More

18

Feb

The February meeting of the Providence Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Commission will be held at 4:30PM on Wednesday February 20.  Meeting will be held in the 1st floor conference room of 400 Westminster Street, Providence. Agenda: Bike Plan update (BillRead More

14

Sep

Great Swamp - South County Bike Path - Source: http://fitnessblog.projo.com/Great%20Swamp%20-%20South%20County%20Bike%20Path.JPG

South Kingstown: The Biking Walking Working Group of the Healthy Places By Design program for South Kingstown met on September 13 to determine priority routes within the town to request sharrows to be put down on the streets. Three locationsRead More

15

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

05

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