Category Archives : Education

04

Oct

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 themeRead 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 turnRead More

05

Oct

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, guestRead More

15

Sep

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 aRead More

03

May

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, schedulingRead 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 flattenedRead More

11

Jan

Does snow on the roads have you off the bike?  Are you interested in trying to ride in the snow, but don’t want to shell out the money for studded tires?  I came across an interesting read where someone usesRead More

10

Mar

Yesterday was the first day of the National Bike Summit in Washington, DC.  For those who haven’t heard yet, The League of American Bicyclists is proud to be the forum for Google to announce what all bike riders have beenRead More

01

Mar

OK!  Now that we have the helmet issue settled (not), let’s move on to something increasingly germane as this part of the globe warms and more folks begin to ride. Here’s a situation you may face as a cyclist… UphillRead More