Author : All posts by eric

29

Aug

Ciclovia Providence: update & confirmation
Ciclovia Providence: update & confirmation

Providence’s first-ever ciclovia is on!  As previously advertised, the City will exclude motor vehicles from Broad St (between Thurbers Ave and Prairie Ave) from 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday, September 9.  Lots of vendors, exhibitors, musicians, and more READ MORE

16

Aug

New England Builders Ball: handbuilt bike show in Providence

The New England Builders Ball, a celebration and exhibition of handbuilt bicycles, returns to Providence RI this Oct 5! A fundraiser for the East Coast Greenway Alliance, this event features the finest custom-built steel, aluminum, titanium, and carbon frame bikes READ MORE

15

Aug

A Ciclovía for Providence
A Ciclovía for Providence

It’s true, and coming soon. Save the date, Providence: our very first ciclovia is coming on Sept 9, 9 am to noon. Baby steps for the first one, just a half-mile of Broad Street from Prairie to Thurbers Ave. Assuming READ MORE

15

Aug

Providence Bike & Ped Advisory Commission meeting today
Providence Bike & Ped Advisory Commission meeting today

The Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission meets today, 4-5:30, 444 Westminster St, 1st fl. Agenda and other info can be found at the Secretary of State’s website: http://sos.ri.gov/openmeetings//index.php?page=view_entity&id=6057

21

Jun

Bikes, Food, & Music in Warren
Bikes, Food, & Music in Warren

Thanks to Discover Warren: Food Trucks on the Waterfront, Warren RI on June 30, 4-7 pm, at Burrs Hill Park. The 7 participating food trucks will have specials for cyclists – just show them your helmet or your East Coast READ MORE

05

Oct

New England Bike-Walk Summit: time running down!

With the conference on Friday, time is running down to register!  This is our region’s premier conference on bike and ped issues, and it’s right here in downtown Providence.  Click here to download the current program.  Top-notch sessions, presenters, guest READ MORE

15

Sep

New England Builders Ball!

Attention bicycle lovers!  Can’t make it to the North American Handbuilt Bike Show?  We’re bringing a micro-version of it to Providence!  Only New England-based small builders who make bikes by hand.  It’s called regional pride, people!  New England Builders Ball!  READ MORE

15

Sep

URGENT: bicycle lockers need a home!

RIPTA will remove the Kennedy Plaza bike lockers this afternoon or early tomorrow. They’ve sat unused since at least 2001 – thousands or people have walked by them without even knowing what they are!   RIPTA has reached out to READ MORE

20

Aug

On Thursday, October 7, 2010, the first-ever New England Bike-Walk Summit convened in downtown Providence, RI, for a day of learning and sharing. Nine breakout sessions covered the gamut of bicycle- and pedestrian-related topics including funding of bike-ped infrastructure, successful READ MORE

27

Apr

RINEMBA offers Trail School!

On Saturday, May 14, the RI Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association (RINEMBA) is offering an IMBA trailbuilding course in Burlingame State Park.  Learn how to build and maintain singletrack! Learn more here: http://www.rinemba.org/2011/04/13/sign-up-for-the-first-ri-imba-trail-school/ Registration is required, and READ MORE