05

May

Our last 2008 B2WD meeting will be 6:00pm on May 8th at the Hub.

05

May

According to a Pantagraph article, Florida is the latest state to pass a 3-foot law, whereby vehicles are required to give cyclists at least 3 feet of clearance when passing. Violators face fines up to $500. Ed Barsotti, executive directorRead More

05

May

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 ofRead More

05

May

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 theRead 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 forcedRead More

02

May

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 showsRead 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 byRead More

30

Apr

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 peopleRead More

29

Apr

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

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 bikeRead More