Author : All posts by eric

29

Aug

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 moreRead More

16

Aug

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 bikesRead More

15

Aug

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. AssumingRead More

15

Aug

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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

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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 CoastRead More

05

Oct

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, guestRead More

15

Sep

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

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 toRead 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, successfulRead More

27

Apr

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, andRead More