Category Archives : Providence County

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May

 RIBIKE this year partnered with the City of Providence Healthy Communities Office to organize our annual invitation to everyone to ride a bicycle to work, and for those who ride already, to stop by and enjoy a treat courtesy ofRead More

22

Apr

We are pleased to announce that James Toomey, of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, worked with the various towns last week to get the majority of detour signs posted.  These signs will guide cyclists trying to find their way aroundRead More

22

Apr

Recycle-A-Bike is seeking a bike valet coordinator to manage and run their very popular bike valet.  Below is the job description.  If interested, contact Recycle-A-Bike. The Valet Coordinator will be responsible selling valet services and coordinating an average of 2Read More

20

Apr

Come get a 2nd hand refurbished bicycle at the Recycle-A-Bike spring Bike Sale – a fundraiser for the community bicycle programs. Here at the community bike shop, mechanics and volunteers have taken mountains of underutilized bicycles out of the waste stream andRead More

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Apr

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Looking for a way to do some good this weekend, then join the Sierra Club’s Annual Cleanup of the Blackstone Bikeway: Every April we celebrate our efforts to protect the planet with Earth Day. Locally we dedicate our monthly outingRead More

11

Apr

A quick update from James Toomey of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council on the status of the Washington Bridge detour signs: The authorization letters from the affected cities and RIDOT have all been granted.  The signs have been ordered andRead More

28

Mar

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 performanceRead More

15

Mar

  The next regularly scheduled monthly meeting for the Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission will be held on Monday March 18th, 4:30PM.  The public is invited to attend, with time provided during the meeting for comment on items onRead More

14

Mar

The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council is offering a “Behind the Scenes” Leisurely Valley Bicycle Tour on May 11, 2013.  The tour will be a leisurely, narrated half-day tour is paced to be appropriate for all fitness levels with stops atRead More

09

Mar

The monthly RIBIKE advocacy meeting will be held at 6PM Monday, Marcy 11th.  Featured on the agenda will be a workshop and public discussion of routing choices for the short term of the East Coast Greenway from Fox Point toRead More