Category Archives : Bristol County



Local Super Commuter

One of our local year round bicycle commuters is honored as the Planet Bike Super Commuter for May!  Those who ride the EBBP have certainly run into Geoff at some point in your travels, he’s a mainstay on the bike READ MORE



Sakonnet Bridge Construction Delayed

I’m not sure how we missed this one.  Construction on the new Sakonnet Bridge, the one which will have a muli-use path that will fnally let cyclists and pedestrians pass between Portsmouth and Tiverton, has been delayed.  According to an READ MORE



Rebuilding the “White Church” Bridge

According to an article in the Barrington Patch, the “White Church” bridge is scheduled to be replaced in less than three years.  For those who have ridden over this bridge sometime in the past, say five years, it’s certainly one READ MORE



New Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge in Warren

In October of this year, Hugh Cole Elementary School, Kickemuit Middle School, and the Town of Warren received a joint Safe Routes to School Grant for $349,000.  The grant is for bike path bridge construction, crosswalk, bike racks, signage, and READ MORE



East Bay Bike Path Update

I had to run an errand in Riverside yesterday so I decided to use the bike path. Previous attempts to use the path have been difficult because of the snow cover we have had this winter. The recent warmer temperatures READ MORE



Stimulus to Include Money for EBBP

I happened to be reading an article about a Barrington Bridge repair that won’t be covered under the recent stimulus package when I noticed: Mr. Farhoumand said there are two other projects of local interest that will receive federal stimulus READ MORE



Covered Bicycle Shelter Proposed

From an article in today’s projo, the Barrington town council approved spending up to $10,000 to construct a new bike shelter so people can safely store their bicycles before catching a RIPTA bus to work. The Rhode Island Department of READ MORE



Warren Bike Path Hits Archeology Delay

From an article: The long-studied Warren Bike Path will be delayed yet again, as a review of the proposed site by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation has triggered a request for an archaeological study by the Narragansett Indians. READ MORE



Bristol Plans Restrooms for the Bike Path

The Projo had a recent article about how the Bristol Town Council is considering building some bathrooms at the end of the East Bay Bike Path. For those of us who commute via the bike path, this would be a READ MORE