The Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission will review streets that are part of the Capital Improvement Program and locations for proposed Bike Share stations at their March 22nd meeting.
Community Meetings scheduled about upcoming Providence Bike-Share systemView Post
Bike-Share coming to Providence in 2018View Post
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 …
Transportation guru Gabe Klein gives an insightful look at how cities can make simple and effective changes to transportation policy and infrastructure to effect safety, livability and economic transformation. He spoke as a featured speaker at the 2014 Providence Symposium, produced by the Providence Preservation Society.
Mayor Angel Taveras this morning joined with the Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition and bicycle commuters from across Providence to take part in the City’s annual Bike to Work Day celebration. Mayor Taveras and bicycling advocates from his staff rode their bikes from the Mayor’s home in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood to the celebration in Burnside Park.
The Brown Daily Herald reports on Providence’s plans for a bike share system.
The Arcade, the Superman Building, Parking, the Bike Plan and more… the What Cheers and What Jeers of 2013.
Bike share woes, yes, you can live car-free in Boston, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Citi Bike, NYC bike share. Photo (cc) ccho. Gawker: Tycoon’s Pet Newspaper Thinks For-Profit Citi Bikes Are Socialism The Observer objects to Citi Bike not because the bikes are hideous or dangerous—the editors mention, but shrug off, the possibility of “accidents involving goofy tourists,” which for many New Yorkers is a plus—but because of… socialism. Yes! Citi Bike “represents another …
New York City launched their bike share program, Citi Bike on Monday.
NYC Bike Share, Fed transportation bill extended, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Congress is expected to reauthorize the gas tax in September (do you think that will be a partisan fight?), Hubway bike share launches in Boston, pop-up malls, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Roundabouts, Montreal’s Bike Share provider in financial trouble, Newark renaissance, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Washington, DC highs a consultant to assess the complete economic impact of Metro, a Duany treatise on new urbanism, Boston’s bike share program, and more, in today’s News & Notes.