28

Mar

News from the Woonasquatucket

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 discounted READ MORE

27

Mar

B2WD Meeting

Our next B2WD meeting will be immediately following the regular monthly advocacy meeting.  We anticipate a 7pm start and will be meeting at the Hub.

27

Mar

Aquidneck Island Traffic Study

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 conduct READ MORE

24

Mar

REI Bike Maintenance Class

REI is offering a free bicycle maintenance at their Cranston store on March 29 at 2:00pm. An REI bike technician will go over practical applications in regards to season-long maintenance for wheel and tires, drive train, and brakes.

20

Mar

Awareness Test

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 to READ MORE

19

Mar

Transportation Enhancement Funding Spared

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 in READ MORE

15

Mar

Greenway Bike Ride

When: Wednesday, March 26th, 5:30 PM. Where: Meet at Riverside Park: Directions to Riverside Mills Park (PDF format) More info: Join us for a 5-mile after-work bike trip along the new paved off-road portion of the Fred Lippitt Woonasquatucket River READ MORE

12

Mar

Advocacy Meeting

Come join us at our monthly advocacy meeting to discuss what we can do to make Providence a better place for cyclists.  The next meeting is @ 6pm at The Hub on April 3rd.  We will be holding a B2WD READ MORE

12

Mar

B2WD Meeting

If you are interested in helping to shape Bike to Work day this year, please join us for our next B2WD meeting.  Our next meeting is @ 6pm on March 21st at the headquarters of Red Five Sports Group (269 READ MORE

07

Mar

Bike-to-Work Day Email List

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.  If READ MORE