Category Archives : Advocacy

27

May

ghost bike

There has been a ghost bike locked up outside of the Providence Art Club on Thomas St (between Benefit and N Main) since earlier this spring. It memorializes Amanda Lynn Benge, who passed away on February 2, 2008 after a READ MORE

25

May

Smoother Pedaling in NYC

N.Y. Hopes to Ensure Smooth Pedaling for Bike Commuters By Robin Shulman Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, May 25, 2008; A02 NEW YORK — The view from the lens of photographer Mark Weiss’s camera is of a treacherous world of READ MORE

22

May

1. AGRICULTURE: Change your menu and save the planet? (05/22/2008) Sara Goodman, ClimateWire reporter Climate change means different things to different people. To Tim LaSalle, chief executive of the Rodale Institute, it has brought opportunity: the acceleration of a trend READ MORE

19

May

More proof that kids need exercise!

Inertia at the Top Belated, Patchy Response Further Hamstrung By Inadequate Federal Attention, Experts Say By Susan Levine and Lori Aratani Washington Post Staff Writers Monday, May 19, 2008; A01 The problem at first was that the problem was ignored: READ MORE

19

May

Berlin has a better idea!

May 19, 2008 Op-Ed Columnist Stranded in Suburbia By PAUL KRUGMAN BERLIN I have seen the future, and it works. O.K., I know that these days you’re supposed to see the future in China or India, not in the heart READ MORE

18

May

We Need Your Input

Now Closed — Thanks to everyone who took the time to fill out our survey.  We will be working on analyzing the results and let you know where they lead us. The PBC has put together a quick survey asking READ MORE

13

May

We Need Your Input

In conjunction with Bike Week, the PBC has put together a quick survey asking about how you use your bike and what, if anything, can be done to get you on your bike more frequently. Our goal of the survey READ MORE

13

May

Mayor Menino Pedals for Boston Bike Lanes

Menino pedals for cycle-friendly city Boston to unveil its first dedicated bike lanes By Michael Levenson, Globe Staff | May 13, 2008 Blue track suit billowing, Mayor Thomas M. Menino pedaled up Congress Street, legs churning against a stiff wind READ MORE

07

May

More Traffic For Division Street

As if we aren’t already having enough fun with part of the Washington Bridge Pedestrian Bridge gone, eminent work to begin on the Henderson Bridge, WPRI reports that RIDOT announced today they will be lowering the weight limit on I-95 READ MORE

06

May

Climate Ride 2008

The people over at Climate Ride are planning a ride to raise awareness about the need to address climate changes.  The have put out a call for participation: Join us this Fall for the first multi-day supported bicycle tour where READ MORE