Author : All posts by Mark Dieterich

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Apr

National Bike to School Day – May 8th

Bike Month is just around the corner and right at the beginning of the festivities is the National Bike to School Day on May 8th! We’d love to hear from our readers, does your local school participate in Bike to READ MORE

22

Apr

Most of the Detour Signs are Up!

We are pleased to announce that James Toomey, of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, worked with the various towns last week to get the majority of detour signs posted.  These signs will guide cyclists trying to find their way around READ MORE

22

Apr

Bicycle in Rhode Island – NPR Segment Now Online
Bicycle in Rhode Island – NPR Segment Now Online

In case you missed the live version of the Policy & Pinot segment and the rebroadcast this past Sunday… fear not.  You can now listen to the segment online. Enjoy!

18

Apr

Have YOU Signed Up Yet – 12 Days Left
Have YOU Signed Up Yet – 12 Days Left

There are only twelve days left until the start of the 2013 National Bike Challenge.  Only 38 people from the entire state have registered, I know there are more cyclists out there!  If you haven’t signed up yet, you can READ MORE

16

Apr

Sierra club Blackstone Bikeway Cleanup

Looking for a way to do some good this weekend, then join the Sierra Club’s Annual Cleanup of the Blackstone Bikeway: Every April we celebrate our efforts to protect the planet with Earth Day. Locally we dedicate our monthly outing READ MORE

15

Apr

RIPTA Customer Satisfaction Survey
RIPTA Customer Satisfaction Survey

RIPTA is one of 14 transit agencies participating in a nationwide transit customer sruvey. Together with the American Bus Benchmarking Group (ABBG) and a select group of transit agencies across the country, from April 7 until May 5, we are surveying READ MORE

12

Apr

Policy & Pinot – Bicycles in Rhode Island
Policy & Pinot – Bicycles in Rhode Island

The April 16th edition of RI NPR’s Policy & Pinot is all about bicycling in Rhode Island:   Policy & Pinot is our public discussion series held in conjunction with the Providence Athenaeum. Bicycles in Rhode Island: Tuesday, April 16, READ MORE

11

Apr

Biking in Providence and Beyond
Biking in Providence and Beyond

In case you missed it, here is a 20 minute podcast produced by EcoRI about the Providence Bicycle Master Plan.  During the interview Jack Madden, owner of Legend Bicycle in Providence, James Kennedy, biker and blogger for Transport Providence (a READ MORE

11

Apr

Detour Signs Coming
Detour Signs Coming

A quick update from James Toomey of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council on the status of the Washington Bridge detour signs: The authorization letters from the affected cities and RIDOT have all been granted.  The signs have been ordered and READ MORE

04

Apr

Senate Version of Vulnerable Road User Bill Hearing
Senate Version of Vulnerable Road User Bill Hearing

Our Advocacy Chair, Barry Schiller, let us know that: The Senate version of a vulnerable road user bill, S625, sponsor Sosnowski, is up for a hearing Tues April 9 before the Judiciary Committee in Room 313 at the “rise” (adjournment) READ MORE