05

May

Providence Added to Bike League Website

Our Providence Bike-to-Work Day event has been added to the League of American Cyclists B2WD event listing.  If you haven’t already done so, I would suggest you take some time and peruse the  league website.  They have a lot of READ MORE

05

May

Bike to Work Week Site

There is a fairly new Bike to Work Week site online. They are attempting to collect information about all the various Bike Month and B2WD events happening around the country. Our events have been added to the list, currently the READ MORE

04

May

May 4, 2008 Bike Lanes, Intended for Safety, Become Traffic Battlegrounds By COLIN MOYNIHAN James Frederick was in Manhattan cycling west in the Prince Street bike lane on a recent morning when a green Ford parked in the lane forced READ MORE

02

May

Pounds CO2 per passenger mile

The folks over at the Sightline Institute published a recent graph comparing the pounds of CO2 (or equivalents) per passenger-mile emitted during different modes of transportation: Clearly we are somewhat biased towards bicycles around here, but this graph certainly shows READ MORE

02

May

An article in this morning’s Projo discusses the approach a variety of people are taking to deal with increasing gas prices.  The majority of the article focuses on alternate cars, carpooling, bus ridership, etc.   However, it does conclude by READ MORE

30

Apr

National Bicycle Strategy

Newflash from the League of American Bicyclists: The House Congressional Resolution on Bicycling (H.Con.Res. 305), introduced in February, calls on the United States Congress to adopt a national bicycling strategy to fully realize the incredible benefits of getting more people READ MORE

29

Apr

Advocacy in DC

The Washington Area Bicyclists Assn and DC DOT seem to have a pretty tight relationship – they teamed up to put up this billboard. What are the chances we could do something similar in the Providence area?

29

Apr

Bike Trains – 2008

New for Bike-to-Work day in 2008! To help encourage more people to participate in Bike-to-Work Day this year, we are organizing bike trains to and from the Providence event. For those who may be unfamiliar with the term, a bike READ MORE

24

Apr

2008 Bike To Work Day Press Release

I just posted a copy of the official press release for the 2008 Bike to Work Day festivities! As you can see, there is a lot more happening this year and I would encourage all RI cyclists to make an READ MORE

24

Apr

Bike To Work Day 2008

Across the United States cities are gearing up for the 52nd Annual National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 16, 2008. Providence will be hosting its own press conference and festivities for Bike to Work Day. Taking place at READ MORE