Author : All posts by Mark Dieterich

28

Oct

Washington Bridge (George Redman) Linear Park – Update

Latest update from RIDOT on progress of the George Redman Linear Park upgrades: We’re currently installing the new bridge deck, starting at the East Providence side and working west.  

28

Oct

Central (White Church) Bridge, Barrington – Update

Many cyclists riding through Barrington are familiar with the White Bridge.  If  you’ve ridden through the area in the last few weeks, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that RIDOT is working on the bridge.   Here is a quick update we received from READ MORE

27

Sep

George Redman Linear Park Update

We received an update on the George Redman Linear Park from RIDOT today.  Some highlights: They anticipate having the decking, arches, and columns on the Washington Bridge completely demolished by the end of this month. Concrete placement for the new READ MORE

27

Sep

Need Another Reason to Attend Waterfire?
Need Another Reason to Attend Waterfire?

Are you looking for something to do this weekend or need another reason to attend Providence’s Waterfire?  The September 28th Waterfire will have bike valet, provided by Recycle-a-Bike. You may park your bike with our attendants at College Street and READ MORE

16

Sep

Public Workshop – Bristol/Warren National Grid Public Easement Feasibility Study

The Towns of Warren and Bristol have partnered to study the feasibility of a trail (biking, walking or both) on the National Grid Easement from Child Street in Warren to Tupelo in Bristol.  This path, if found feasible, would offer READ MORE

11

Jun

Lock Cutting Result of Rogue Employee?
Lock Cutting Result of Rogue Employee?

As previously discussed, Providence experienced a period of unrest recently as bike locks were being cut by an over zealous city employee.  An ecoRI article reports on the recent Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) meeting, where members had an READ MORE

16

May

Another Cyclist Death
Another Cyclist Death

On the tail of Wednesday’s Ride of Silence dedicated to cyclist who have been killed, we are sorry to report multiple news sources (boston.com, Projo) are reporting the death of a North Providence High School cyclist: NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) READ MORE

14

May

Why Join the National Bike Challenge?
Why Join the National Bike Challenge?

At our advocacy meeting last night, someone in attendance asked “why should I participate in the National Bike Challenge?”  It’s a simple question and one many people have certainly asked themselves.  If you already commute by bike, then why bother?  READ MORE

09

May

2013 Ride of Silence
2013 Ride of Silence

Looking for another Bike Month event?  Come join the Ride of Silence, a tribute to fallen cyclists and a peaceful way to raise cycling awareness.  Riders should assemble at 6:45pm (7pm departure) at the Nelson Fitness Center Brown University, Hope READ MORE

30

Apr

Careful Where You Lock Those Bikes
Careful Where You Lock Those Bikes

There have been rumblings online over the past week about who was going around cutting bicycle locks in Providence.  What started as a grassroots effort by Jack Madden, owner of Legend Bicycles, and led to an investigation and article by READ MORE