Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced Providence Slow Streets, a new effort to make it safer for residents to walk, run and ride bicycles while maintaining social distancing. Starting May 2, the City of Providence will...
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Providence Bike to Work Day – May 17, 2019
There will be a big celebration in downtown Providence from 7-9am, in Burnside Park, with free food, booths with community organizations, and a few special guests to applaud your bicycling efforts.
Providence announces expansion of Bike-Share program, 700 new bikes
Yesterday, JUMP Bikes and the City of Providence announced an expansion of the city’s bike-share system. The system will now cover the entire city and more bikes are being added.
WPRI: Student hit riding bike to school; normally takes bus
A student was struck by a motorist while riding to school on the first day of a school bus drivers strike in Providence.
Details on the JUMP Bikes program
Providence’s bike-share system, operated by JUMP Bikes, has been up and running for about a week now. Here’s some details on the program from the Planning Department.
ProJo: DOT to conduct safety review of bike path intersections
RIDOT to assess safety of bike path road crossings after a child was killed on the East Bay Bike Path in Bristol.
Providence Bike Share program announces sponsors
JUMP Bikes and the City of Providence announce Lifespan and Tufts Health Plan as sponsors for Providence Bike Share program.
CityWalkPVD Demonstration Day on Broad Street – June 16, 2018
Come out for a temporary demonstration event and celebrate Broad Street! This is a unique opportunity for community members to learn more about City Walk and experience it for a day.
Community Meetings scheduled about upcoming Providence Bike-Share system
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Planning and Development, and JUMP Bikes invite the community to four bike share program open house events to be held March 19-21. Bike share is a fun, affordable and convenient...
Bike-Share coming to Providence in 2018
Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that the City of Providence will launch JUMP Bikes, New England’s first electric bike share system in summer 2018. A contract for a bike share system with 400 JUMP electric-assist...
Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – November 15, 2017
[alert type=”info”]Two important items on the BPAC Agenda this week, Pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements to the Dean Street corridor and indentifying the best cycling corridors through downtown for...
CNNtech: How Seattle morphed from bikeshare failure to industry leader in five months
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...
WPRI: Bike-share service coming to Providence
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...
Mayor Elorza vetos City Council Resolution regarding bike lanes
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...
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – July 19, 2017
[alert type=”muted”]Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 4:45 PM Doorley Municipal Building, 444 Westminster Street, First Floor, Providence, RI...
Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – June 21, 2017
[alert type=”muted”]Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting June 21, 2017, 4:45 PM Doorley Municipal Building, 444 Westminster Street, First Floor, Providence, RI 02903[/alert]...
Bike Month 2017
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.
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – November 16, 2016
[alert type=”muted”]Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting November 16, 2016, 4:45 PM Doorley Municipal Building, 444 Westminster Street, First Floor, Providence, RI 02903[/alert]...