Category Archives : Commuting

14

Nov

downtown INDOOR bike parking?

According to this post at GCPVD, the renovated Mercantile Block (an AS220 building on Washington St) will include 20 indoor bicycle parking spaces.  Does anyone reading this know more?  Will these spaces be reserved only for residents of the building, READ MORE

08

Jul

Dealing With the Weather

We were recently contacted with the following question Could any of the seasoned bike to work group provide some suggestions on how they are dealing with this crappy summer weather? I’m sure we all feel like we’ve been living in READ MORE

15

Jun

Back to Basics

I had the misfortune of needing to commute by car a number of times last week.  Having forgotten how much I detest sitting in traffic, I again questioned why anyone would choose to do this! It was a joy to READ MORE

10

Jun

RIDOT Begins Maintenance on East Bay Bike Path

Starting this past Tuesday,  I noticed RIDOT crews out working on replacing the decking along the two wooden bridges near the Barrington/Warren town lines.  Later, I noticed an announcement on the RIDOT website: Cyclists along the path from Providence to READ MORE

10

Jun

Henderson Bridge Changes

I received many messages, from a variety of sources, announcing the upcoming changes to the Henderson Bridge traffic patterns.  According to the RIDOT press release, they are heading into the second phase of the Henderson Bridge repairs.  This means cyclists READ MORE

18

May

bike commuting: route assistance needed.

Can someone help a brother cyclist out? The PBC received this message: “Was wondering if there is a good way to determine a safe (er) route for biking to work. I live in Providence and work in Mansfield, MA. My READ MORE

16

May

Bike to Word Day: recap and report

What a great day! Yes, it started out drizzly – but that was expected. (It just wouldn’t be B2WD without some precipitation.) But it quickly dried out and turned glorious. Throughout the course of the day, hundreds of people came READ MORE

16

May

East Bay Bike Train – Updates

I’m traveling next week, so the East Bay Bike Train will run a slightly shorter route on May 18th.  Their will be someone leading it starting at the playground stop: View Monday Bike Trains in a larger map The schedule READ MORE

08

May

Spotting a Train

We’ve only run one regularly scheduled Monday Bike Train so far and already we’ve learned something.  The weather is getting nicer and with this means more people are out and about in the mornings.  With the increased number of people READ MORE

08

May

East Bay Bike Train Going High Tech

In the past couple of days, I figured out how to use my phone to post real time location data on the internet.  So, starting next Monday, the East Bay Bike Train will be feeding live position data to the READ MORE