12

Feb

City of Providence bike plan map

The version of the city’s bike plan map currently posted on the planning dept. website is not the final version.  This one, however, is.

11

Feb

RIDOT Asking to Ban Bikes on Henderson Roadways

I posted this over on the Bike-To-Brown site as well, but it’s important enough to repeat it here.  RIDOT has a request listed on the agenda for the February 13th, 2008 meeting of the State Traffic Commission (STC) to: approve READ MORE

10

Feb

Advocacy Meeting

Our monthly advocacy meeting will be held on March 6th, 6pm, @ the Hub in Providence.

10

Feb

Ride Of Silence

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 7:00 PM Cranston Parkade, outside KMart A free worldwide event on a single day, at a single hour. Visit http://www.rideofsilence.org This is a 14 mile, slow paced bicycle ride to remember victims of automotive carnage, raise READ MORE

05

Feb

RIP Sheldon Brown

One of the country’s most knowledgeable and passionate cycling advocates, Sheldon Brown, passed away on Sunday. A VeloNews article points readers to a memorial blog for Sheldon Brown where they are encouraging people to submit their stories and memories.  I’d READ MORE

04

Feb

Providence/Newport Ferry Service to End in 2008

According to a RIPTA ferry report, the high speed ferry service between Providence and Newport will end after the 2008 season. RIPTA’s Providence/Newport Ferry Service has been a hit since it was introduced in 2000. In 2007, ridership for the READ MORE

25

Jan

Cyclist Told He Shouldn’t be on the Road – By Police

This morning’s Projo had a letter to the editor from a cyclist who was told he shouldn’t be on the streets, by a police officer.  The cyclist was out for a ride on New Year’s day and returned through Providence.  READ MORE

18

Jan

A report released by the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission calls for a significant federal gasoline tax increase of up to 40 cents implemented over 5 years.  On top of this, a number of states are considering READ MORE

16

Jan

Bills Want RI Drivers to Hang up Cell Phones

From an article in yesterday’s projo, Amid growing reports nationwide of fatal car accidents tied to cell phone use, Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a pair of bills that would ban hand-held mobile telephones and prohibit text messaging while driving. READ MORE

11

Jan

Chaos or Utopia

A friend of mine recently sent a link to the following video of a time lapse video of a student rush hour in Cambridge, UK. It sparked a rather interesting discussion between the two of us. Does this video show READ MORE