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.
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Adisory Commission Meeting – January 20, 2016
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.
From 2007-2012, the Department of Planning and Development conducted extensive community outreach as part of the Providence Tomorrow neighborhood planning process. The neighborhood action plans were an important result of that process.
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
It is the small size of our urban core compared to the rest of our state dominated by the ‘automobile lobby’ which creates a situation, where I, who lives in the diminutive urban core, without a car, feels lonely and isolated, due to our lack of investment in robust transit and cycling infrastructure.
The end of walking, federal funds for bikes, and more in today’s News & Notes.
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.