Category Archives : News

07

Apr

An article posted on the Connecticut Press site discusses a proposed law, currently in front of the CT General Assembly.  If it goes through, then motorists would have to give bicycles at least 3 feet of room and the stateRead More

04

Apr

A Christian Science Monitor article is reporting that In a city choked with diesel-spewing delivery trucks, the fledgling New Amsterdam Project (NAP), a Cambridge-based cargo-hauling company, is pedaling toward profits aboard an emissions-free fleet of urban “cargo trikes.” We’re gettingRead More

28

Mar

Some news about the Woonasquatucket River Greenway project that came across the NBW mailing list: It seems that the Mayor of Johnston wants to to prevent the continuation of the Woonasquatucket Greenway into and through his town. He has discountedRead More

27

Mar

I happened upon another blog posting stating that: Tina Dolen, the Executive Director of the Aquidneck Island Planning Commission, announced that they had secured $500K from RIDOT for a “holistic,” island-wide traffic study. “We made proposal to RIDOT to conductRead More

20

Mar

A link to this video came across the NBW email list. It seems to be sponsored by London’s Mayor through the Transport for London program and is a great example of how concentrating on a particular task cause you toRead More

19

Mar

The League of American Bicyclists recently alerted us to some good news about the future of the 2008 Transportation Enhancement funds. On Thursday, March 6, 2008, the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) ordered states to return $3.15 billion inRead More

07

Mar

If you are interested in helping with the B2WD preparations, please be sure to sign up for our B2WD email list.  We will be using this list as our primary means of communications as we prepare for the event.  IfRead More

07

Mar

According to an ABC syndicated news report, the Chicago City Council is considering imposing fines ranging from $150 to $500 on motorists who endanger bicyclists. The proposed ordinance includes fines on motorists who turn left or right in front ofRead More

06

Mar

I sent a question about traffic-light sensors into “Ask RIDOT” a while back and just happened to notice they answered it. The bottom line appears to be: RIDOT does not currently use bicycle detection at signalized intersections. The Department hasRead More

05

Mar

From an EastBayRI.com 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