Category Archives : News

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May

TRANSPORTATION: Congress looks to infrastructure funding for economic boost (05/06/2008) Josh Voorhees, E&E Daily reporter Amid growing concerns over a slowing economy, lawmakers are turning their attention to the nation’s infrastructure as one way to provide an economic boost. TheRead More

06

May

Have you ever heard of the SouthCoast Bikeway? I just stumbled upon an article posted on SouthCoastToday.com discussing efforts to create a bikeway with The long-held dream is that, starting at the Rhode Island border, a cyclist might breeze alongRead More

05

May

According to a Pantagraph article, Florida is the latest state to pass a 3-foot law, whereby vehicles are required to give cyclists at least 3 feet of clearance when passing. Violators face fines up to $500. Ed Barsotti, executive directorRead More

04

May

May 4, 2008 Bike Lanes, Intended for Safety, Become Traffic Battlegrounds By COLIN MOYNIHAN James Frederick was in Manhattan cycling west in the Prince Street bike lane on a recent morning when a green Ford parked in the lane forcedRead More

02

May

The folks over at the Sightline Institute published a recent graph comparing the pounds of CO2 (or equivalents) per passenger-mile emitted during different modes of transportation: Clearly we are somewhat biased towards bicycles around here, but this graph certainly showsRead More

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Apr

Newflash from the League of American Bicyclists: The House Congressional Resolution on Bicycling (H.Con.Res. 305), introduced in February, calls on the United States Congress to adopt a national bicycling strategy to fully realize the incredible benefits of getting more peopleRead More

29

Apr

The Washington Area Bicyclists Assn and DC DOT seem to have a pretty tight relationship – they teamed up to put up this billboard. What are the chances we could do something similar in the Providence area?

17

Apr

The Blackstone River Volunteer Bikeway Patrol Schedule of Events Spring/Summer 2008 The Bikeway Patrol is pleased to announce our schedule of upcoming events. All programs begin at 10 am at the Blackstone River State Park 295N Visitor Center, Lincoln, RI.Read More

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Apr

Peak hour tolls are a big part of Oregon governor’s transportation agenda Oregon needs tough measures to cope with growing volumes of traffic, says Gov. Ted Kulongoski Saturday, April 12, 2008 GAIL KINSEY HILL The Oregonian Gov. Ted Kulongoski onRead More

09

Apr

Take Alternate Route By GENE RUSSIANOFF Published: April 9, 2008 WITH congestion pricing dead (for now), New York City is left with drivers still stuck in traffic and transit riders packed like sardines. How else can we ease traffic jamsRead More