Category Archives : Counties



Critical public hearing: street design

RIDOT and PVD city planning have scheduled the follow-up meeting for street designs emerging from the teardown of “old” I-195.  Changes to the earlier design (based on earlier public feedback) will be presented, including new alternatives for the Wickenden/Point/Benefit/South Main/South 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



Broadway bike lanes: saved! (?)

Good neighborhood meeting tonight on the Broadway streetscaping project, though sparsely attended (despite heavy promotion by the city, West Broadway Neighborhood Association, and Providence Bicycle Coalition). Most comments were related to heavy truck traffic and speeding. Not one beef about READ MORE



Broadway’s bicycle lanes – we hardly knew ye?

In NYC this summer, Mayor Bloomberg will shut down a section of Broadway in midtown to become a bike-ped paradise. But here in the “Creative Capital”, the long-planned bike lanes on Broadway are in danger of being killed before the READ MORE



Navy to announce disposal of Aquidneck Island land

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 all 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



Providence Bike Friendly?

We received the following question via our online contact form: Hi there! I am currently living in NYC and I am planning on moving to Providence within the next year, but my big concern is being able to ride my 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