A small contingent from Bike-To-Brown, Brown Cycling, and other concerned cyclists attended todays State Traffic Commission (STC) meeting. The agenda item we were most interested in was the RIDOT proposal restricting bicycles from the Henderson Bridge roadway during the upcoming READ MORE
The version of the city’s bike plan map currently posted on the planning dept. website is not the final version. This one, however, is.
This morning’s Projo had a letter to the editor from a cyclist who was told he shouldn’t be on the streets, by a police officer. The cyclist was out for a ride on New Year’s day and returned through Providence. READ MORE
A report released by the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission calls for a significant federal gasoline tax increase of up to 40 cents implemented over 5 years. On top of this, a number of states are considering READ MORE
From an article in yesterday’s projo, Amid growing reports nationwide of fatal car accidents tied to cell phone use, Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a pair of bills that would ban hand-held mobile telephones and prohibit text messaging while driving. READ MORE
I happened upon an interesting article about the Complete The Streets program in The Seattle Times. Complete streets “are about a right of way for everyone out there traveling, walking or biking,” says Barbara McCann, the movement coordinator. All users READ MORE