Author : All posts by Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition

06

Apr

Shifting Into Gear for Bike Month

Last night we gathered with other bike advocates from around the state to show a visiting consultant team all the great work happening in Rhode Island around bikes. The Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition exists to move the state’s bike culture READ MORE

01

Feb

If you don’t feel like reading this whole explanation, come to 444 Westminster St in Providence for the public meeting about the future of Kennedy Plaza at 5pm on February 16th. If we can get a big group of RIBike READ MORE

26

Jan

Allens Avenue Road Safety Assessment

On Wednesday morning, RIBike staff and volunteers joined with state and city officials to walk around Allens Ave and recommend improvements that would make the corridor safer for all road users. The map below details some of our recommendations, which READ MORE

25

Jan

PeopleForBikes, one of the driving forces behind making places better for bicycling in the United States, has a new program called the Big Jump Project. Yesterday, they announced the ten cities nationwide that would be participating, and Providence made the READ MORE

04

Jan

A Guide to Protected Bike Lanes & Snow

We’ve heard from public works departments and RIDOT that one of the main things holding them back from putting in more protected/separated bike lanes is uncertainty about how those bike lanes will be plowed in the winter. So this post READ MORE

09

Dec

The rebuilding of the 6-10 Connector in Providence has been an issue we’ve worked on a lot at RIBike, especially through the Fix the 6-10 Coalition over the past six months or so. We’ve been involved because the state’s focus READ MORE

28

Nov

We were thrilled to participate today in a workshop on bike infrastructure design standards. The workshop was organized by Providence DPW’s Craig Hochman for City staff involved in such things, and presented by national expert Bill DeSantis of consulting firm READ MORE

17

Nov

Cycle Tracks: November 2016

Welcome to Cycle Tracks, RIBike’s monthly bike advocacy email newsletter. Welcome back to our regular email update on making Rhode Island more bike-friendly. Thanks for reading, and don’t forget to join the coalition if you haven’t yet! Feature: Light Up READ MORE

20

Oct

RIBike Annual Meeting 2016

On Tuesday, October 18th, RIBike held its Annual Meeting at the offices of Cleverhood in Providence’s West Side. It was a great time, with pizza from Pizza J and beer from Revival Brewing. You can read our press release, but READ MORE

19

Oct

At its Annual Meeting on Tuesday night, the Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition (RIBike) announced a major grant from the RI Office of Highway Safety to expand “smart cycling” education throughout the state. The $19,900 grant will fund three programs for READ MORE