04

Nov

Letter to the Director of RIDOT

RIDOT is currently in the process of trying to hire a replacement Chief Engineer. This position can have a huge impact on prioritizing RIDOT projects and, in some ways, the future of cycling in the state. PBC decided to use READ MORE

04

Nov

Blackstone River Bikeway Dedication

RIDOT is dedicating the latest section of the Blackstone Bikeway tomorrow.  Full details are listed in our Blackstone River Bikeway dedication event posting.  It would be great to see a contingent of bikes ride to the dedication.  Thanks to everyone READ MORE

04

Nov

Blackstone River Bikeway Dedication

Jerome F. Williams, director of Rhode Island Department of Transportation, cordially invites you to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the new segment of the Blackstone River Bikeway; linking Lincoln, North Smithfield, and Woonsocket on Monday, November READ MORE

30

Oct

Advocacy Meeting

The Providence Bicycle Coalition holds a monthly advocacy meeting. If you are interested in bicycle advocacy, come join us and share your thoughts. This month, we will be meeting at the The Hub @ 6pm. We plan to have wireless READ MORE

27

Oct

Plan to join us for our 2nd Webinar on December 6, 2007 12-2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time STPP and CNT are hosting the second “From the Margins to the Mainstream” Webinar to discuss integrating transit services into community planning and READ MORE

23

Oct

Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

The next meeting of the TAC is on October 25th.  In case you missed the last meeting, here is a  summary of comments.  We were happy to see how many people, from a variety of backgrounds, were interested in better READ MORE

23

Oct

Greenways Alliance of RI

GARI (Greenways Alliance of Rhode Island) holds its monthly meeting on Wednesday Oct 24 at Gibbs College in Cranston from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

23

Oct

Post Carbon Cities

On October 30th  Providence City Councilman Cliff Wood is leading a forum about energy use and sustainability, with sponsorship by the Providence City Council and participation and support from Mayor Cicilline.  Daniel Lerch of the Post-Carbon Institute will participate in READ MORE

22

Oct

work items for the Coalition?

Here’s something to consider: One of the reasons that many of Providence’s streets are such a disaster is that the utility companies, after digging then patching, don’t return to resurface after their patches have sunk. Recently I learned (I think READ MORE

22

Oct

Henderson Bridge Alert

The cyclists over at Bike-To-Brown are tracking what could become a serious problem for cyclists traveling in and out of Providence to and from the East Bay area. As most everyone is aware, the Washington Bridge pedestrian walk way is READ MORE