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

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 of READ 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 has READ MORE

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