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
Calling all Rhode Island bicyclists! Even though it will look a bit different this year, May is still Bike Month and we at RI Bike will be celebrating all month long. We have some fun local activities for you and will pass along some national challenges, as well. Look for our weekly riding inspiration here… read more
PROGRESS ON THE FIRST MILE – SITE INVESTIGATIONS April 16, 2020 Here’s what the attached notice (see below) from Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and Rhode Island Department of Transportation means: The Shared Use Path (aka First Mile Bikeway) is part of the Pell Bridge Ramp Realignment project. The required environmental assessment of the… read more
As is probably obvious, the advocacy meeting that would normally be held on Monday, April 13 is canceled. However, that does not mean that advocacy is canceled. I know that many of you have interesting and important ideas about how to improve bicycling in Rhode Island, even in the midst of our new reality. I… read more
As you know there are many health concerns right now regarding COVID-19. Bike Newport is working hard to stay on top of the developments as the situation evolves. Here’s some insight into our planning and how they affect how we conduct programs and business at Bike Newport. What Bike Newport is doing: Bike Newport will… ; ;read ;more The post Regarding COVID-19 appeared first on Bike Newport.
Are you curious about the work RI Bike does? Want to help make biking better in Rhode Island but aren’t sure how? Interested in meeting awesome people who share your interests? Have a little time to donate but don’t want to make an open-ended commitment? We are here to help! Join RI Bike’s Bike Month… read more
At tomorrow night’s Providence City Council meeting, Councilwoman Ryan intends to introduce an ordinance that would stall many public works projects by adding onerous and unnecessary requirements. If approved, this ordinance would delay many improvement projects, including those necessary for safety. Furthermore, it would allow a minority of residents to block changes that would benefit… read more
We have good news! Vulnerable road user legislation that the Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition endorses is moving along at the General Assembly. Sponsored by Senator Archambault and Representative McNamara, two companion vulnerable road user bills have been introduced that would enhance penalties when a motorist, not taking due care, kills or injures a vulnerable road… read more
Do these people speak for you? They will unless you show up to support the new urban trail on Mt. Pleasant Avenue. The City of Providence is holding a meeting about a new protected bike way on Mt. Pleasant Avenue, a location with several schools and a pedestrian death. The January 28th meeting at Mt.… read more