Category Archives : Newport County

21

Sep

Be part of Moving Planet Day – avoid your car and keep moving. Come to Newport and enjoy the day on foot and bicycle.  Ocean Drive bike loops leaving from Touro Park at 7am, 1pm and 4pm.  Bike Newport / Moving PlanetRead More

10

Aug

Bike Newport, spearheaded by a representative group of Newport city stakeholders has made a great deal of progress since our May 20 inaugural Bike to Work Day –  with a significant focus on bicycle education.  We are working with theRead More

05

Aug

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 ofRead More

12

May

The inaugural Bike to Work Day for Newport is Friday, May 20, 2011, and – thanks to an incredible coalition of local orgs and agencies – it’s shaping up to be an exciting day. From the first arrival of cycling commutersRead More

12

May

Bike Helmets “Re-Interpreted” by Newport artists are on display at Harbor Art Center, 134 Spring Street in Newport. Please visit to bid on the helmets. All proceeds benefit Bicycle Education in Newport Public Schools. Bidding begins on Gallery Night, ThursRead More

15

Apr

Plans for the first annual Newport Bike to Work Day are being finalized.  Here is a handout you can print and share with co-workers or friends who are in the Newport area.  Registration and updated brochures at the bikenewport site.Read More

14

Apr

Kudos to the City of Newport and Bari George for passing the very first Bike to Work Day resolution!  From what I have heard, lots of fun has been planned for May 20th, stay tuned to learn more.

29

Mar

Join the Aquidneck Island Reuse Planning Authority (AIRPA) on Thursday, April 7th as it presents a set of alternatives for Naval Station Newport’s 225 acres of surplus land at a public meeting to be held at the Community College ofRead More

22

Dec

Beautiful historic seaside Newport is prime to be a bike-friendly, road-sharing city. Once we get started with the easiest of marked lanes, we’ll be on our way to safer bicycling, leading to countless positive enhancements to life, health, community and tourism:

24

Mar

According to a Projo article in today’s paper, the U.S. Navy [is] poised to dispose of nearly 400 acres of prime real estate — much of it on, or with views of, Narragansett Bay I’m guessing this land is allRead More