Author : All posts by Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition

08

Aug

Major Amendment 19 will reduce the total net budget for Transportation Alternatives (TAP) by $37 million. While some projects are simply no longer being tracked anymore (see “Project shifted to Green Economy Bond Funding”), others have had funding reduced (some READ MORE

06

Aug

Call to Action

The Department of Transportation is proposing $37 million in cuts to funding for bicycling and walking yet again in a new amendment to the statewide transportation improvement program. The state and our representative need to hear from people like you that READ MORE

06

Aug

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is slashing funding for bicycle projects again, despite 78.9% approval for the recent Green Economy Bond. After withdrawing its proposal to cut $27 million from the Transportation Alternatives Program earlier this year, RIDOT is now READ MORE

15

May

Friday: Celebrate Bikes on Your Way to Work in These 3 Rhode Island Cities

Bike to Work Day is the origin of all National Bike Month events.  Started in 1956, this day is a time to try out commuting to work by bike, even if that’s not something you’d normally do.  This year, Bike READ MORE

14

May

Establishing offenses for harming or killing someone walking, biking, or riding a scooter won’t end road violence in Rhode Island, but it does pave the way for an inclusive future that accounts for EVERYONE using our streets. The Rhode Island READ MORE

06

May

Great #BikeMonthRI Rides in May

May is Bike Month in Rhode Island and there are some great rides around the state that you don’t want to miss. The best part? All these rides are free! Portsmouth Farm-To-Farm Bike Ride Portsmouth – May 11, 10A – READ MORE

03

May

On Wednesday, May 8, at 6:30 PM at Mount Pleasant High School, the community is invited to review a proposal from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation for implementing traffic calming measures on Mount Pleasant Avenue in Providence. The proposal READ MORE

22

Feb

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has withdrawn proposed changes to State Transportation Improvement Program.  This includes the proposal to cut $27 million from bike/ped projects in Transportation Alternatives. Citing an unanticipated influx of $70 million in federal funds allocated READ MORE

21

Feb

RIDOT wants to divert $27 million away from projects intended to make biking and walking in the state better.  State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP) Major Amendment 11 proposes to reduce the Transportation Alternatives program by nearly $27 million in the READ MORE

08

Feb

The Town of Portsmouth, RI, is planning to vote on a resolution at the next town council meeting in response to RIDOT’s proposed Statewide Transportation Improvement Program Major Amendment #11. The Amendment proposes to cut $26.52M from the Transportation Alternatives READ MORE