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Cyclovía, Bike Repair Stations, more announced at Bike to Work Day

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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.

Hope Street Cyclovía – September 15, 2013

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Mayor Taveras Hosts Providence Cyclovía on Hope Street Sunday, September 15 from 11am to 3pm PROVIDENCE, RI – On Sunday, September 15, Mayor Angel Taveras and the City of Providence will host the last of three Cyclovía events in Providence this summer season. The event, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will open Hope Street exclusively for use by …

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Cyclovía Providence on Valley Street – Sunday, July 28, 2013

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Free Bike Helmets and Fittings for Children and Adults, Bike Collection by Recycle-A-Bike PROVIDENCE, RI – On Sunday, July 28, Mayor Angel Taveras and the City of Providence will host the second of three Cyclovía events in Providence this summer, opening Valley Street exclusively to bicyclists, pedestrians, runners and skaters for the first time. Cyclovía is a car-free event that …

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Bike to Work Day: Mayor announces expanded Cyclovía program for 2013

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Bike To Work Day: Mayor announces expanded Cyclovía program for 2013 Photo from Mayor Taveras’ Facebook Page Last September, Providence had it’s first Cyclovía on Broad Street. At this morning’s Bike To Work Day, the Mayor announced an expanded list of Cyclovías in Providence for 2013. City to hold three Cyclovías this summer Speaking at this morning’s Bike to Work …

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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – March 18, 2013

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] Agenda 4:30 – ServeRI/Dig Out RI 4:45 – East Coast Greenway/US Bike Route 1 Update – Eric Weis 4:55 – S. Water/Crawford St. Bridge ped crossing/disabled ramp issues – Matt Moritz 5:05 – Kinsley/Promenade Bike Path concept – Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council 5:20 – Fountain Street bike lane considerations 5:30 – Cyclovia 2013 5:40 – Bike Fest RI and …

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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – September 24, 2012

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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) Regular Meeting, September 24, 2012, 4:00 pm Providence City Hall, Aldermen’s Chambers, 3rd Floor, Providence RI Agenda 4:00: Welcome and Introductions 4:05: Cyclovia Recap and Future Plans (Katiuska Perez) 4:20: Public Input 4:40: New England Builders Ball and Cyclocross Festival promotion (Eric Weis) 4:45: Bike Providence Status (Dave Everett) 4:50: Review of Bicycle …