Author : All posts by Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition

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May

This past Sunday, May 1st, at 1:00, Governor Raimondo formally issued a proclamation that May 2016 is Bike Month in Rhode Island. At the site of the forthcoming Blackstone Bikeway Section 1A near Gano Street in Providence, she and her READ MORE

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Apr

Eric Weis is the best.

As described on the East Coast Greenway Alliance blog today, Rhode Island’s own Eric Weis is amicably leaving that fine organization after working there for 18 years. The second ever employee for the Alliance,¬†which¬†started in Rhode Island and now has READ MORE

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Apr

Cycle Tracks: April 2016

Welcome to Cycle Tracks, RIBike’s somewhat-biweekly bike advocacy email newsletter. May is Bike Month, and you won’t believe the plethora of events RIBike and our partners are putting together to celebrate. Bike to Work Day, BikeFest, and the brand new READ MORE

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Mar

Cycle Tracks: March 2016

Welcome to Cycle Tracks, RIBike’s somewhat-biweekly bike advocacy email newsletter. If you haven’t seen 12-yr-old Ella Boyan’s video & petition yet to encourage Providence to provide kid-friendly bike facilities, you should check it out right now. The mayor liked it READ MORE

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Mar

Most Bike Paths per Land Area!

According to data from the 2016 Benchmarking Report from the national Alliance for Biking and Walking, Rhode Island has the most mileage of rail trails per square miles of land area of any state in the country! We are positioned READ MORE

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Feb

Cycle Tracks: February 23, 2016

Welcome to Cycle Tracks, RIBike’s bi-weekly bike advocacy email newsletter. The last film in our monthly winter film series, “The Bicycle Thief” is Tuesday, March 8th. Called “the greatest film of all time,” it follows a man searching for his stolen bike READ MORE

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Feb

Cycle Tracks: February 8, 2016

Welcome to Cycle Tracks, RIBike’s bi-weekly bike advocacy email newsletter. The next film in our monthly winter film series, “Wadjda” is TOMORROW, Tuesday, February 9th. Tickets are $12, with a discount for members of RIBike. Come out and enjoy the awesome viewing READ MORE

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Feb

For some background on the TIP process, see our previous blog posts. The State Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) continues to move through its public process. The subcommittees of the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) have now met to prioritize the submitted READ MORE

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Jan

Providence BPAC update 1-20-16

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

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Jan

Cycle Tracks: January 25, 2016

Welcome to Cycle Tracks, RIBike’s bi-weekly bike advocacy email newsletter. Do you or does someone you know have financial skills as well as a passion for bikes? There are two ways we could use your help! First, our hardworking treasurer READ MORE