Photo from RIDOT’s Facebook page The bridge is expected to be completed by the end of October 2018, said Charles St. Martin, spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, the agency in charge of the $16.97-million project. […] The pedestrian bridge now being built on the piers that once carried the highway will eventually connect a nearly 5-acre park on …
Cyclists riding on a cycletrack in Downtown Seattle. Photo Seattle Department of Transportation Fewer than five months ago, Seattle shut down its struggling municipal bikeshare system that had been propped up with taxpayer dollars. But in the last month, three innovative bikeshare companies have launched in the city, quickly eclipsing the past failure. There are more bikes available, and more …
Image from Social Bicycles’ blog City Councilman Bryan Principe, who represents Ward 13, will introduce a resolution at Tuesday’s council meeting that would authorize the Elorza administration to enter into a five-year $400,000 contract with Social Bicycles, a well-known company that will oversee the “implementation, management, and operation” of the bike-share service. […] The bikes will be located at 40 …
Mayor Elorza speaking at ribbon-cutting of Fountain Street bike lane in November 2016 Last week the Providence City Council passed a Resolution calling for, “full traffic impact and economic impact studies prior to deciding whether to construct new bicycle lanes.” Bicycle and transportation advocates, along with the Mayor and at least 5 members of the Council hold that these studies …
The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission meets Wednesday, May 17th at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street.
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.
Some commentary on the final plans released by the State for the 6/10 Connector rebuild.
The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission meets October 19th at 444 Westminster Street.
The 6-10 Connector is an aging highway that cuts through several Providence neighborhoods and is slated for immediate replacement. Similar to the I-195 relocation, this is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest wisely, reconnect neighborhoods, and improve our city.
The Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting meets Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street.
We cannot expect mass cycling to take root in Rhode Island without our core cities establishing bike routes that are suitable for eight year olds, eighty year olds, and everyone in between.
The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting, Wednesday, July 20, 2016.
The police have arrested an East Providence man they say drove up on a sidewalk along Legion Way and struck a pedestrian and a bicyclist and killed a dog before driving away Tuesday night, according to Lt. Thomas J. Rush.
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 …
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.
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.