May is National Bike Month and it is being celebrated here in Rhode Island.
Agenda Roll Call Impact of Executive Order on BPAC membership and BPAC Project Review Process (For Discussion) Approval of March Meeting Minutes (For Action) City of Providence Vulnerable Road User Safety Action Plan – Overview and Status Update (For Discussion) Bike Plan Update – Status Update (For Discussion) Fountain Street Repaving and Restriping – Downtown (For Action) The City of …
Police are investigating after two children were hit by a vehicle in Providence and the driver fled the scene.
Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced an effort to revamp the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) by signing an executive order granting the commission more say over where bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure investments, such as crosswalks and bike lanes, are implemented and how they are designed.
BPAC seeks public comment on needed improvements to bicycle lanes and other bicycle infrastructure throughout Providence.
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Adisory Commission Meeting – January 20, 2016
The DRC will consider a proposal to demolish the Fogarty Building at their January 11th Meeting.
According to fire officials, the ambulance had a hard time getting to the hospital due to low visibility from the heavy fog, and it’s possible the driver never saw the cyclist.
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – November 18, 2015 – 4:45pm – 444 Westminster Street, First Floor
Over and over we have RIDOT projects in Providence and over and over they are overbuilt for the automobile traffic they handle and over and over the next project cannot accomodate complete streets considerations.
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – October 20, 2015, 2015 – 4:45pm – 30 Exchange Terrace, 1st Floor Conference Room
The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission will meet on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 2015 at 4:45pm at 30 Exchange Terrace, 1st floor conference room.
We had two meetings last week with Deputy Director of RIDOT, Pete Garino. One was a roundtable with a number of other advocates for biking & transit, one was one-on-one. There are changes afoot at RIDOT, and we wanted to let you know what’s going on.
Traffic fatalities are not acceptable. Until our state and local governments take responsibility for making our streets safer, this sort of horrific tragedy will continue to happen. Failure to make our streets safer for all road users is unacceptable.
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is now “reevaluating” the bridge project, RIDOT Director Peter Alviti Jr. said in a statement in response to questions from The Providence Journal.
The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission will be meeting June 17, 2015 at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street, First Floor.
With spring in the air, the City of Providence and the RI Bicycle Coalition invite you to celebrate Bike to Work Day as part of National Bike Month.
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – April 15, 2015 – 4:45pm – 444 Westminster Street, First Floor