Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza, seen here sporting the new RI Bike logo, officially opened the South Water Street Urban Trail yesterday with a celebratory ribbon cutting. The South Water Street trail is just the latest segment of Providence’s Great Streets Initiative and has transformed the route into a complete street with space and safety for… read more
The First Street Bike Lane Pilot Project is a temporary bike lane filling the gap between Warren Avenue and the Veterans Memorial Parkway in East Providence. It will make for a much safer and more comfortable ride along the East Bay Bike Path and we cannot wait! UPDATE (June 21, 2021): The East Providence City… read more
Take a listen to some fun stories from the East Bay Bike Path, produced by Rhody Radio: RI Library Radio Online. Libraries, Bicycles, & Storytelling from the East Bay Bike Path Thanks to Jessica D’Avanza, the community engagement librarian at Barrington Public Library and a bike commuter.
Bike Month is in full swing and so far the weather has been delightful for cycling! Our riding challenge is going great, with 34 riders participating and over 6,486 miles ridden collectively. That’s over half way and we still have 11 days to go. In case you haven’t heard, in honor of National Bike Month,… read more
May is Bike Month around the US. 2020 threw us for a loop, but we’re back this month with some fun activities to kick-start your summer! Bike Month Challenge It’s not too late! Register at lovetoride.net and join the RI Bike team. Put some extra excitement in your cycling adventures during Bike Month. Join the… read more
The post below first appeared on the Bike Newport blog. Originally posted here: Highlights of 2019 and plans for 2020
Annual Meeting Sunday, October 20, 2pm-4pm, 186 Carpenter St, PVD It’s once again time to come together, celebrate what has been accomplished and meet kindred spirits working for better bicycling throughout Rhode Island. We’ll take a moment to reflect over the last year and celebrate our accomplishments. While the annual meeting is for members, non-members… read more
Next week is filled with fun bike related events. Here are a few you might want to check out. Saturday 5/11 Portsmouth Farm-to-Farm Ride on a car-free route begins at 10 AM. Sunday 5/12 CycloFemme begins at 10 AM at the Kingston Station. All are welcome. Wednesday 5/15 The Ride of Silence is a worldwide… read more
On Wednesday, May 8, at 6:30 PM at Mount Pleasant High School, the community is invited to review a proposal from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation for implementing traffic calming measures on Mount Pleasant Avenue in Providence. The proposal is the result of a traffic calming and safety study conducted in the area. The… read more
Governor Gina Raimondo has officially proclaimed May 2019 Bike Month in Rhode Island. Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition and other bicycle organizations will be celebrating with social events, group bike rides, and other activities. See a complete list of Bike Month fun listed on the Coalition’s website ribike.org/events. All are welcome!
No. We’re not out of the woods yet. …
Update: RIDOT has withdrawn the amendment. Original post continues below. Are you outraged about the proposal to steal money away from bicycle and pedestrian projects? Here’s what you can do: Read the proposed amendment. It is a long slog, but it is useful to familiarize yourself. Pages 5-8 summarize the proposed changes in an easy-to-read… read more