Robert Billington: Bringing the Blackstone Valley Bikeway to its completion

In Bicycles, Reader Submissions, Recreation by Guest PostLeave a Comment

Photo (cc) cho_kettie The following is by Robert Billington, Ed.D, President of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council. January 20, 2011 Let’s face it; Rhode Island’s bikeways bring lots of enjoyment to our residents. From South County to the Blackstone Valley, these paths connect our neighborhoods, improve our economy and draw visitors to explore our communities. They are safe, enjoyable and …

Rhode Island Bikeways Map

In Bicycles, Reader Submissions, Transportation by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

Speaking of bike paths… This post may not actually work, first time I’ve tried to host a .kmz file to embed a map on the site, so if nothing shows up on this map, well then, nevermind. A reader forwarded me a .kmz file he created of the Rhode Island bike network (map key over there on the right). You …

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Regarding “Little Red School and the Big Bad Wolf”

In Buildings, Government, Reader Submissions by Jen Cole5 Comments

The below is a letter to the Editor of the Providence Journal in response to David Brussat’s editorial “Little Red School and the Big Bad Wolf.” As of this date, the ProJo has not printed the letter. In David Brussat’s “Little Red School and the Big Bad Wolf,” 1/13/2011, he portrays a disturbing instance of demolition by neglect of Federal …