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Bike Month 2017

In Bicycles by Greater City Providence1 Comment

Bike to Work Day is the origin of all National Bike Month events. Started in 1956, this day is a time to try out commuting to work by bike, even if that’s not something you’d normally do.

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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – April 20, 2016

In Bicycles, BPAC, Pedestrians by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

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 …

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Mayor Elorza signs executive order giving more planning input to Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission

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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.

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Proposed building at 169 Canal Street

In Buildings by Jef Nickerson19 Comments

The 10-story building would contain 144 studio and one-bedroom apartments with ground floor retail. It appears to be targeting the student market. As far as I can tell, the plan is for no on-site parking with ample bike parking provided within the building.