Author : All posts by eric

29

May

On June 7th and 8th, the Apeiron Institute for Sustainable Living (apeiron.org) is holding its annual Rhode Island Sustainable Living Festival & Clean Energy Expo. And the Providence Bicycle Coalition is helping Apeiron to offer a way to get toRead More

27

May

There has been a ghost bike locked up outside of the Providence Art Club on Thomas St (between Benefit and N Main) since earlier this spring. It memorializes Amanda Lynn Benge, who passed away on February 2, 2008 after aRead More

29

Apr

The Washington Area Bicyclists Assn and DC DOT seem to have a pretty tight relationship – they teamed up to put up this billboard. What are the chances we could do something similar in the Providence area?

04

Mar

The first Boulevard bike lane striping entry on this website attracted far more comments – pro and con – than any other topic that has ever appeared on this site. So it wasn’t terribly surprising that the public meeting, heldRead More

20

Feb

Years of work has led to the scheduling of a public meeting regarding striping bike lanes onto Blackstone Boulevard. It is imperative that as many bike lane boosters as possible be in attendance to show the City that the communityRead More

19

Feb

Not in Providence (yet), but it is happening for a small college in Wisconsin, in an effort to reduce traffic congestion and parking stress. Check it out here! Just imagine what the neighborhoods around Brown and PC would look like…

12

Feb

The version of the city’s bike plan map currently posted on the planning dept. website is not the final version.  This one, however, is.

05

Feb

One of the country’s most knowledgeable and passionate cycling advocates, Sheldon Brown, passed away on Sunday. A VeloNews article points readers to a memorial blog for Sheldon Brown where they are encouraging people to submit their stories and memories.  I’dRead More

23

Oct

GARI (Greenways Alliance of Rhode Island) holds its monthly meeting on Wednesday Oct 24 at Gibbs College in Cranston from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

22

Oct

Here’s something to consider: One of the reasons that many of Providence’s streets are such a disaster is that the utility companies, after digging then patching, don’t return to resurface after their patches have sunk. Recently I learned (I thinkRead More