05

Mar

Warren Bike Path Hits Archeology Delay

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

04

Mar

Bike lanes on Blackstone Blvd: Part 2

The first Boulevard bike lane striping entry on this website attracted far more comments – pro and con – than any other topic that has ever appeared on this site. So it wasn’t terribly surprising that the public meeting, held READ MORE

04

Mar

Bike Month

May is just around the corner and this means Bike Month! PBC is working with the Providence Foundation and US Open Cycling Foundation to help organize Bike to Work Day, May 16th. Keep an eye on the site, we will READ MORE

04

Mar

Year of the Bicycle?

The people over at DailyPress.com posted an article about whether high oil prices will make 2008 the year of the bicycle. Oil costs are surpassing $100 a barrel, global warming alarm calls are mounting, polluting autos and trucks increasingly clog READ MORE

03

Mar

State Traffic Commission (STC) Meeting

The next STC meeting is March 12th @ 10am. During this meeting, RIDOT will be addressing the concerns we raised during the last meeting. You can read <a href=”http://biketobrown.brown.edu/?p=100″>notes posted on the B2B site from the last meeting</a>. We should READ MORE

02

Mar

Sharrows?

Some progressive cities have begun using sharrows, shared road markings, to remind motorists that bicycles have a right to the road and that we may well be riding farther in the lane than they would expect. Unfortunately, cities that have READ MORE

27

Feb

Sheldon Brown Memorial

From the NBW email list: A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. March 2, at the First Unitarian Society in Newton, at 1326 Washington St. (across the street from Harris Cyclery) West Newton. For those pedaling to the READ MORE

26

Feb

Project for Public Spaces – Kennedy Plaza

Sorry for the short notice on this, for those who haven’t heard. Tomorrow from 3 to 7, Project for Public Spaces will lead a workshop to envision a Kennedy Plaza more useful and more welcoming to all users, present and READ MORE

21

Feb

Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

The next Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting is on February 28th, 6:30pm at the Providence Foundation (30 Exchange Street, Providence).

21

Feb

Providence Bicycle Commuter Clinic

Providence Bicycle Commuter Clinic 401-331-6610 725 Branch Ave Providence RI 02904 Do you live less than ten miles from where you work? Price of gas got you down? How much are you paying a month to park your car Downcity? READ MORE