23

Aug

Unfortunate news–Major Amendment #19 moves to next step

Despite an unprecedented outpouring of public sentiment, the Transportation Advisory Committee voted last night to move RIDOT’s Major Amendment #19 in its entirety on to the State Planning Council. The next step in the convoluted process is for the State READ MORE

22

Aug

Today is the day

We still have until 3:30 this afternoon to participate in the public comment process concerning RIDOT’s proposed Major Amendment #19. If you have procrastinated, now is your moment! You have until 3:30. Here is the contact information: 1) Governor Raimondo READ MORE

21

Aug

Advocacy Alert: TAC Meeting Tomorrow, 8/22

Hi all, A note on behalf of Grow Smart RI: We encourage bike/ped advocates to attend en mass and bear witness to the vote on Amendment #19 by the Transportation Advisory Council (TAC) tomorrow (Thurs., 8/22) at 5:30 PM in READ MORE

21

Aug

Major Amendment #19 comment period closing soon

Today is the last full day to let the Transportation Advisory Committee know how you feel about RIDOT’s proposal to shift $37.5 million away from pedestrian and bike projects in favor of fossil fuel infrastructure. If you want safe access READ MORE

17

Aug

EcoRI writes about Major Amendment #19

Check out EcoRI’s latest article about Major Amendment #19. Thanks to Sarah Puschmann for her interest. https://www.ecori.org/transportation/2019/8/17/ridot-again-plans-to-take-money-from-bike-pedestrian-projects    

16

Aug

Thank you Thank you Thank you

Thank you to everyone who attended either of the two public hearings held by the Transportation Advisory Committee. Listening to those who chose to speak was truly inspiring. The TAC heard from a wide range of voices, experiences, perspectives and READ MORE

15

Aug

Today is the day!

Even if you don’t want to speak, it would really help to have a strong showing at today’s public hearing. Meet us there and your presence will send a strong message to the TAC that Rhode Islanders want monies available READ MORE

13

Aug

Join Our Team! Bike To The Beach, August 31st

The post below first appeared on the Bike Newport blog. Link:  Join Our Team! Bike To The Beach, August 31st

13

Aug

Bike To The Beach 2019

Bike to the Beach, the national organization that raises funds for Autism awareness, is partnering with Bike Newport for an eighth year! Bike Newport serves kids with Autism and special needs through programs in bike education and safety. …

12

Aug

Would you like to help fight Major Amendment #19 and keep $37 million available for walk and biking projects? Here are the two most important things you can do this week. 1) Contact the Governor Let Governor Raimondo you oppose READ MORE