Author : All posts by Kathleen

24

Sep

Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Sunday, October 20, 2pm-4pm, 186 Carpenter St, PVD It’s once again time to come together, celebrate what has been accomplished and meet kindred spirits working for better bicycling throughout Rhode Island. We’ll take a moment to reflect over READ MORE

12

Sep

Ask for bike infrastructure in your PVD neighborhood

RIBike Nation–PVD branch Last week I attended a community meeting about the Eaton Street bike lane. If you are unfamiliar, it is a brand new bike lane over near Providence College. It is the very first installation that is part READ MORE

23

Aug

Unfortunate news–Major Amendment #19 moves to next step

Despite an unprecedented outpouring of public sentiment, the Transportation Advisory Committee voted last night to move RIDOT’s Major Amendment #19 in its entirety on to the State Planning Council. The next step in the convoluted process is for the State READ MORE

22

Aug

Today is the day

We still have until 3:30 this afternoon to participate in the public comment process concerning RIDOT’s proposed Major Amendment #19. If you have procrastinated, now is your moment! You have until 3:30. Here is the contact information: 1) Governor Raimondo READ MORE

21

Aug

Advocacy Alert: TAC Meeting Tomorrow, 8/22

Hi all, A note on behalf of Grow Smart RI: We encourage bike/ped advocates to attend en mass and bear witness to the vote on Amendment #19 by the Transportation Advisory Council (TAC) tomorrow (Thurs., 8/22) at 5:30 PM in READ MORE

21

Aug

Major Amendment #19 comment period closing soon

Today is the last full day to let the Transportation Advisory Committee know how you feel about RIDOT’s proposal to shift $37.5 million away from pedestrian and bike projects in favor of fossil fuel infrastructure. If you want safe access READ MORE

17

Aug

EcoRI writes about Major Amendment #19

Check out EcoRI’s latest article about Major Amendment #19. Thanks to Sarah Puschmann for her interest. https://www.ecori.org/transportation/2019/8/17/ridot-again-plans-to-take-money-from-bike-pedestrian-projects    

16

Aug

Thank you Thank you Thank you

Thank you to everyone who attended either of the two public hearings held by the Transportation Advisory Committee. Listening to those who chose to speak was truly inspiring. The TAC heard from a wide range of voices, experiences, perspectives and READ MORE

15

Aug

Today is the day!

Even if you don’t want to speak, it would really help to have a strong showing at today’s public hearing. Meet us there and your presence will send a strong message to the TAC that Rhode Islanders want monies available READ MORE

12

Aug

Would you like to help fight Major Amendment #19 and keep $37 million available for walk and biking projects? Here are the two most important things you can do this week. 1) Contact the Governor Let Governor Raimondo you oppose READ MORE