17

Aug

EcoRI writes about Major Amendment #19

Check out EcoRI’s latest article about Major Amendment #19. Thanks to Sarah Puschmann for her interest. https://www.ecori.org/transportation/2019/8/17/ridot-again-plans-to-take-money-from-bike-pedestrian-projects    

16

Aug

Thank you Thank you Thank you

Thank you to everyone who attended either of the two public hearings held by the Transportation Advisory Committee. Listening to those who chose to speak was truly inspiring. The TAC heard from a wide range of voices, experiences, perspectives and READ MORE

15

Aug

Today is the day!

Even if you don’t want to speak, it would really help to have a strong showing at today’s public hearing. Meet us there and your presence will send a strong message to the TAC that Rhode Islanders want monies available READ MORE

13

Aug

Join Our Team! Bike To The Beach, August 31st

The post below first appeared on the Bike Newport blog. Link:  Join Our Team! Bike To The Beach, August 31st

13

Aug

Bike To The Beach 2019

Bike to the Beach, the national organization that raises funds for Autism awareness, is partnering with Bike Newport for an eighth year! Bike Newport serves kids with Autism and special needs through programs in bike education and safety. …

12

Aug

Would you like to help fight Major Amendment #19 and keep $37 million available for walk and biking projects? Here are the two most important things you can do this week. 1) Contact the Governor Let Governor Raimondo you oppose READ MORE

12

Aug

CLARIFICATION RE: NEWPORT BICYCLE/ PEDESTRIAN PATH

Please note the following regarding the Newport bicycle/ pedestrian path Funding for the First Mile Shared Use Path in Newport remains intact. The original TIP project ID 9003 has been retired, but the full $7.2 million for this project has READ MORE

08

Aug

Major Amendment 19 will reduce the total net budget for Transportation Alternatives (TAP) by $37 million. While some projects are simply no longer being tracked anymore (see “Project shifted to Green Economy Bond Funding”), others have had funding reduced (some READ MORE

06

Aug

Call to Action

The Department of Transportation is proposing $37 million in cuts to funding for bicycling and walking yet again in a new amendment to the statewide transportation improvement program. The state and our representative need to hear from people like you that READ MORE

06

Aug

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is slashing funding for bicycle projects again, despite 78.9% approval for the recent Green Economy Bond. After withdrawing its proposal to cut $27 million from the Transportation Alternatives Program earlier this year, RIDOT is now READ MORE