After being dropped off the State Transportation Improvement Plan by RIDOT in 2019, the Trestle Trail is once again on the table. Representative Langevin submitted the Trestle Trail as part of the member-designated project request. Once completed, the Trestle Trail will connect the Washington Secondary Trail to the Connecticut border, creating a regional active transportation… read more
Do you have questions about the Bond Issues on the Rhode Island Special Election ballot? You may want to tune in to Common Cause RI’s Demystifying Democracy seminar on Thursday, February 25, starting at 7 PM. RI’s Treasurer Seth Magaziner will explain the bonds and panelists will discuss their support or opposition. RI Bike’s Board Chair, Kathleen… read more
Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition urges voters to REJECT Question 4 Question 4: $72 million for transportation infrastructure, to match federal funds for ports, highways, roads and bridges The RI Bike Board is highly skeptical of RIDOT and its claims. The agency has earned our skepticism by its actions over the years in many ways. Bond fund shenanigans:… read more
Do you have ideas for improving bicycling in Rhode Island? We want to hear them. Join us for our first Zoom Advocacy meeting on Monday July 13, 6-8 pm. As we have said before, many of our activities are on pause, but advocacy must continue. We want to hear from you! Here are the details:… read more
With great sadness, we announce the loss of our respected board member, Jerry Hobbs. Jerry brought a great deal to the RI Bike Board– critical thinking, creativity and an eagerness to get the projects done. He was an enthusiastic cyclist who was willing to be involved in making bicycling better for everyone, off and on… read more
There are five Fridays this May, so here’s another Friday scavenger hunt to try!
Here’s your weekly scavenger hunt challenge. This one is focused on Providence’s East Side and combines on-road and off-road riding. Follow the cue sheet and see how many of the pictures you can match! Ride safely and let us know how it goes!
Oh, it is a beautiful day for a ride on a bike path! If you need a little extra motivation to get out on your wheels, here it is! Tricia Harris and Betty Bourret–a recent RI Cyclist of the Day!– share these especially colorful pictures of some of the great things you can see along… read more
If you have about 7 minutes or so to spare, please fill out this survey about biking behavior. Paths to Progress is a coalition of Rhode Island groups and individuals dedicated to recreational and transportation paths throughout our state. Paths to Progress was instrumental in getting both Green Economy Bonds passed in 2016 and 2018… read more
Today we share a scavenger hunt from our friends at Bike Newport. The Not-Just-Newport scavenger hunt may be just the thing to perk up your weekend. As usual, please ride safely and follow all the distancing rules. If you go, post some pics and tag Bike Newport and RI Bike! We want to see what… read more
Saddle up on this Rhode Island Independence Day to learn some Providence revolutionary history! Follow the link on our Bike Month page to a wonderful self guided bike tour designed by R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission’s Sarah Zurier. Have fun!
Check here for a great challenge this week. James Baumgartner took some beautiful pictures along the Blackstone River Bikeway for you to try to find. Please remember to adhere to all the new normal rules: mask, distance and if it is crowded, try another day. But do get out and enjoy this beautiful trail! Don’t… read more