Category Archives : Kent County

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Mar

Thanks to Reps for supporting roadway safety measures

Back on February 21st in a post title “Not enough cyclists killed to count“, we passed along a request to take action in asking Secretary LaHood at USDOT to include bicycles and their users in developing safety goals and performance READ MORE

04

Feb

US Bike Commuter Map
US Bike Commuter Map

A recent post on governing.com provided an interactive map of US bike commuting activity.  It’s worth a few minutes of your time to take a quick look.  A few things to note: Date is based on the 2011 census numbers READ MORE

23

Apr

Public Hearings on 2013-2016 State Transportation Improvement Plan

If you’ve come to our monthly meetings or been reading this site for long, you’ve probably noticed that we keep talking about the state’s 4-year transportation planning process which culminates in producing a planning document called the Transportation Improvement Plan(TIP). READ MORE

03

Apr

Complete Streets bill hearing, April 5th

The House Committee on Municipal Government will be hearing testimony regarding a Complete Streets bill (H7352).  This legislation would update the existing state law to more solidly define complete streets and require reporting from RIDOT to elected officials.  The committee READ MORE

31

Aug

Status of the Bike Paths

Hopefully everyone in our biking community is “riding” out the storm okay.  We’ve had a couple of inquiries about the status of the various bike paths around the state and I we should open up the question to the entire READ MORE

05

Aug

Ride 4 Jobs Ride Series

Candidate for U.S. Senate Barry Hinckley has set out to host 7 bicycle rides across the state on Saturdays throughout the summer and fall.  On those rides, he will be out discussing his platform while visiting the 39 municipalities of READ MORE

04

Jun

Bike Path Video Survey, Week of June 6th

RIDOT announced this week that another round of video surveying will be conducted on 4 of the state’s bike paths the week of June 6th.  Similar to last years surveying on the East Bay Bike Path, while the path is READ MORE