06

Apr

Sierra Club Bicycle Transportation Workshop

In advance of National Bike to Work Week, the RI Chapter of the Sierra Club, in conjunction with Providence Cycle, present a workshop on how to effectively use your bicycle for transportation. On Thursday, April 10th, 2008 @ 7pm cyclists READ MORE

05

Apr

In advance of National Bike to Work Week (May 12-16), the Sierra Club presents a workshop on how to effectively use your bicycle as transportation to and from work, school, or errands. From outfitting yourself and your bicycle, to safe READ MORE

04

Apr

Cargo Trikes in Cambridge, MA

A Christian Science Monitor article is reporting that In a city choked with diesel-spewing delivery trucks, the fledgling New Amsterdam Project (NAP), a Cambridge-based cargo-hauling company, is pedaling toward profits aboard an emissions-free fleet of urban “cargo trikes.” We’re getting READ MORE

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