Category Archives : Advocacy

11

Jan

A friend of mine recently sent a link to the following video of a time lapse video of a student rush hour in Cambridge, UK. It sparked a rather interesting discussion between the two of us. Does this video showRead More

28

Dec

The Boston Globe has a story of man who killed a teen when he lost control of his SUV while sending a text message on his cell phone. The man accused of killing a 13-year-old boy in a hit-and-run inRead More

22

Dec

I happened upon an interesting article about the Complete The Streets program in The Seattle Times. Complete streets “are about a right of way for everyone out there traveling, walking or biking,” says Barbara McCann, the movement coordinator. All usersRead More

16

Dec

Another cyclist killed and no charges will be brought against the motorist. According to a Providence Journal article: A criminal charge against a Westerly woman who fatally struck a Warwick man riding his bicycle in Charlestown will be dropped nextRead More

30

Nov

About a month ago, we posted a copy of our letter to Director Williams. We scanned a copy of his response letter, so everyone could take a read. Unfortunately, it seemed to be a pretty boiler plate response. A largeRead More

28

Nov

I just heard a piece on NPR that discussed a new report out by a coalition of New England States and Canada. The bottom line is that RI scored a C+ ranking: Over the past year Rhode Island made improvementsRead More

14

Nov

Our very own Jack Madden wrote the following letter to the editor of the Projo The frustrating gridlock that has resulted from the recent opening of Phase 1 of the “Iway” project should be no surprise to those who planRead More

14

Nov

The NYTimes had a recent article discussing the impact cycling has had on the economy of Portland, Or.  While the article says that Mia Birk, a former city employee who helped lead Portland’s efforts to expand cycling in the 1990s,Read More

07

Nov

The Seattle City Council unanimously approved a plan Monday to create 118 miles of new bike lanes and 19 miles of trails in the city. Census figures show about 2 percent of workers traveled to work via bike in 2000Read More

06

Nov

If you haven’t heard of the San Luis Obispo County Bicycle Coalition you don’t know what you are missing! The SLO County Bicycle Coalition is proud to announce a new phase of its Share the Road campaign with a setRead More