Author : All posts by bschiller

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Jun

On its last day the General Assembly approved “safe passing” bills H7243A (sponsor: Gemma) and S2706A (Connors) which the Governor has allowed to become law without his signature. Al Gemma took the leadership to get something passed and so itRead More

16

Apr

the (mostly) liberal blog www.rifuture.org has a current post about a near-miss and a recommendation to the web-site www.peopleforbikes.org created by Bikes belong. I recommend checking both out, though you have to register to post or comment on rifuture. IfRead More

09

Apr

Has anyone heard of any bicycle-related issue discussed in the Providence Mayor’s campaign? I have not, nor have even heard anything about any transportation issue, not even pothole problems or what to do with Mayor Ciccilline’s Metro Area Transit studyRead More

03

Apr

After a speeding motorist killed a bicyclist on a Route 1 shoulder (and the driver was not charged, something I think AG Patrick Lynch needs to answer for) his widow, with the help of the Warwick City Council, sought legislationRead More

24

Dec

I want to call attention to two items in the latest League of American Bicyclists e-newsletter. One refers to “Sunday Streets.” The article focuses on San Fransisco, noting that due to its past success it is being expanded. On 9Read More

18

Nov

I finally saw the Procycle Art show in Pawtucket and strongly recommend that the bike community try to stop in and see it too. It is at the Machines With Magnets (MWM) Gallery, 400 Main St, Pawtucket (near Park, fromRead More

13

Nov

As has been reported, the anti-texting -while-driving issue we had previously noted is now the law.  On November 4th, the Governor signed S204B which the Assembly passed last month after amending it so that the fines for violations would beRead More