30

Nov

Director of RIDOT Response

About a month ago, we posted a copy of our letter to Director Williams. We scanned a copy of his response letter, so everyone could take a read. Unfortunately, it seemed to be a pretty boiler plate response. A large READ MORE

28

Nov

RI Gets a C+ on Combating Global Warming

I just heard a piece on NPR that discussed a new report out by a coalition of New England States and Canada. The bottom line is that RI scored a C+ ranking: Over the past year Rhode Island made improvements READ MORE

14

Nov

Letter to the Editor

Our very own Jack Madden wrote the following letter to the editor of the Projo The frustrating gridlock that has resulted from the recent opening of Phase 1 of the “Iway” project should be no surprise to those who plan READ MORE

14

Nov

Portland, Cultivating a Culture of Two Wheels

The NYTimes had a recent article discussing the impact cycling has had on the economy of Portland, Or.  While the article says that Mia Birk, a former city employee who helped lead Portland’s efforts to expand cycling in the 1990s, READ MORE

12

Nov

Bristol Plans Restrooms for the Bike Path

The Projo had a recent article about how the Bristol Town Council is considering building some bathrooms at the end of the East Bay Bike Path. For those of us who commute via the bike path, this would be a READ MORE

09

Nov

Providence Bicycle Winter Clinics

Providence Bicycle is planning some winter clinics, including: Park Tool School Meet Orbea bicycles and Sram components Power clinic with Powertap Meet Pinarello and Kuota bikes BMC Party TRI Night: Meet the Providence TRI Club and TRI Beer. Don’t worry, READ MORE

07

Nov

Seattle council OKs bicycle plan

The Seattle City Council unanimously approved a plan Monday to create 118 miles of new bike lanes and 19 miles of trails in the city. Census figures show about 2 percent of workers traveled to work via bike in 2000 READ MORE

06

Nov

SLO Share The Road Campaign

If you haven’t heard of the San Luis Obispo County Bicycle Coalition you don’t know what you are missing! The SLO County Bicycle Coalition is proud to announce a new phase of its Share the Road campaign with a set READ MORE

06

Nov

Smart Growth Seminar

Smart Growth Workshop – On November 8 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., the Essex County Forum is holding the free workshop, Moving Toward Smart Growth, at Beverly Public Library. This workshop will explore tools to provide transportation options and encourage pedestrian and READ MORE

06

Nov

Massachusetts Bicycle Safety Legislation

While our focus is advocacy for cyclists in and around the Providence area, there are many of us who spend time cycling in Massachusetts. A recent post came across the NBW email list that we thought might be of interest. READ MORE