11

Feb

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: approveRead More

10

Feb

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, raiseRead More

05

Feb

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’dRead More

25

Jan

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

16

Jan

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

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 showRead More

28

Dec

The Boston Globe has a story of man who killed a teen when he lost control of his SUV while sending a text message on his cell phone. The man accused of killing a 13-year-old boy in a hit-and-run inRead More

22

Dec

I happened upon an interesting article about the Complete The Streets program in The Seattle Times. Complete streets “are about a right of way for everyone out there traveling, walking or biking,” says Barbara McCann, the movement coordinator. All usersRead More

16

Dec

Another cyclist killed and no charges will be brought against the motorist. According to a Providence Journal article: A criminal charge against a Westerly woman who fatally struck a Warwick man riding his bicycle in Charlestown will be dropped nextRead More

30

Nov

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 largeRead More