Category Archives : Commuting

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May

Bike Train Questions

We’ve received a few general questions about our bike trains now, great to see people expressing interest in them! Q: Do you need to be a fast bicyclist or is it open to novice to moderate riders? A: While we READ MORE

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Apr

Washington Bridge Open to Bikes, Finally!

Bike-to-Brown and a RIDOT new post are reporting that the Washington Bridge Pedestrian/Bicycle Way is finally open again.  After closing in October 2007, it’s certainly been closed for long enough!  RIDOT is stating that The path will eventually be closed READ MORE

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Apr

Monday Bike Trains

The Providence Bicycle Coalition is proud to announce the start of our Monday Bike Trains project.  During the months of May, June, and July we have experienced bicycle commuters who have kindly volunteered to lead bicycle trains into providence.  We READ MORE

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Feb

Moving to Providence

We received the following inquiry via our contact page: I am relocating to Providence. I currently commute to work by bike 30 miles round trip. I need help in identifying neighborhoods that have good commuter routes to Risho St in READ MORE

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Dec

Washington Bridge update

The rumors are true, RIDOT will soon be re-opening the narrow Washington Bridge sidewalk connecting India Point Park and East Providence. Late this month or early in January, the fences will be removed and bike commuters will no longer be READ MORE

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Nov

New bicycling resources

Our friends at REI have put together a handy web page with info about bikes as transportation: http://www.rei.com/bikeyourdrive While bikeprovidence.org is largely preaching to the choir, REI’s page is a great resource for novices.  Check it out, and pass the READ MORE

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Aug

Jewelry district to Cranston bike path

We received the following via our only contact page: Hi, I’m interested in trying to commute from home (in Warwick) to my job in the Jewelry District. I can take the Warwick bike path all the way till it ends READ MORE

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May

6 Myths About Commuting By Bicycle

Another major publication, US News & World Report, published an article leading up to Bike-to-Work day about bicycles.  This one was entitled 6 Myths About Commuting By Bicycle and included on their list is: It’s too dangerous It’s too far READ MORE

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Apr

In advance of National Bike to Work Week (May 12-16), the Sierra Club presents a workshop on how to effectively use your bicycle as transportation to and from work, school, or errands. From outfitting yourself and your bicycle, to safe READ MORE