Category Archives : Education

04

Oct

Action Speaks at AS220 Wednesday Oct. 10 5:30
Action Speaks at AS220 Wednesday Oct. 10 5:30

Come out to talk about how bicycles fit in to the transportation mix and enhance the meaning of freedom and mobility. Begun in 1995, Action Speaks is a radio-show series of contemporary topic- driven panel discussions framed by the theme READ MORE

27

Jul

Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 Class
Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 Class

Bike Newport is offering free Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 safety classes to Aquidneck Island residents.  Classes will be held on Tuesday August 7th, at 6PM.  See their announcement for full details. This is a great opportunity to learn how you can become READ MORE

16

Jul

Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 – Postponed!
Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 – Postponed!

Bike Newport is offering free Smart Cycling: Traffic 101 safety classes to Aquidneck Island residents.  Classes will be held on Wednesday, July 18th from 6pm – 9pm.  See their announcement for full details. This is a great opportunity to learn READ MORE

10

Apr

When riding on public roads 1. Follow the rules for cars: Stop at Stop signs Signal your intended direction Turn left from the rightmost lane travelling in the direction you intend to go (that means use turn lanes; don’t turn READ MORE

26

Oct

How to Ride in Traffic:  3-part class, Cost $45 Space Limited / REGISTRATION REQUIRED Please RSVP ASAP to info@bikenewport.me Taught by LAB certified instructors Wed 11/9 6-8pm at Newport Public Library Program Room Thurs 11/10 6-8pm at Newport Public Library Stride READ MORE

05

Oct

New England Bike-Walk Summit: time running down!

With the conference on Friday, time is running down to register!  This is our region’s premier conference on bike and ped issues, and it’s right here in downtown Providence.  Click here to download the current program.  Top-notch sessions, presenters, guest READ MORE

15

Sep

Thinking about helmets…

Sad news in the Providence Journal, yesterday, about a gentleman, father of two, who fell off his bicycle and died two days later of a brain hemorrhage. I am always amazed – and saddened – that, while many parents enforce a READ MORE

10

Aug

August Update from Bike Newport

Bike Newport, spearheaded by a representative group of Newport city stakeholders has made a great deal of progress since our May 20 inaugural Bike to Work Day –  with a significant focus on bicycle education.  We are working with the READ MORE

03

May

Considering Biking To Work or Play?

With National Bike Month getting underway, we at Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition would love to help those considering using a bicycle as part of their work commute.  Throughout the month, in addition to the usual flow of discussion topics, scheduling READ MORE

22

Feb

Here is a thought-provoking, real-life article that – I think – points to the necessity of cyclists being “courteously assertive” when it comes to claiming our space on the roads.  Never – think I – should a cyclist be flattened READ MORE