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

In Bicycles, Recreationby Greater City Providence5 Comments

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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ecoRI News: New Providence Bike Plan Wants Safer Routes

In Bicycles, Recreation, Transportationby Greater City Providence1 Comment

This new bike plan, spearheaded by the city of Providence and Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. (VHB), an engineering firm headquartered in Waltham, Mass., is being funded with a $33,000 challenge grant from the state Department of Transportation, and will guide the investment of future funding into the city’s bicycle network through a program of recommended short-, medium- and long-term capital improvements.

Free South County Beach Bus service on Governor’s Bay Day, July 29

In Recreation, RIPTA, Transportationby Greater City Providence1 Comment

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will waive the roundtrip fare on all service to South County Beaches on Rte. 66 (URI/Galilee) on Sunday, July 29, 2012 in celebration of the Governor’s Bay Day. Rte. 66 (URI/Galilee) also provides express service from Central Falls, Cranston, North Providence, Pawtucket, Providence and Woonsocket to Salty Brine, Roger Wheeler (Sand Hill Cove) …

It’s boating season in Providence

In Events, Recreation, Waterfrontby Matthew CoolidgeLeave a Comment

This Saturday Providence Community Boating is hosting a free open house starting at 1pm with skippered sailboat rides and a BBQ. Additionally, there will be Audubon Birds of Prey presentations at 1:15 pm and 2:45 pm. Anyone who joins either CBC or Audubon Society of Rhode Island as a 2012 member at the event will receive a free bird-watching boat …

Updated: May is bike month

In Bicycles, Events, Recreation, Roads, Transportationby Matthew Coolidge6 Comments

Update: This post previously had links to last year’s events. Sorry about that! (page updated 5/1/12 @ 4pm) Congratulations, you made it through one of the most mild winters on record. If you took advantage of the warmer temps and got out on the bike, good on ya! For the rest of you, if you haven’t been out on your …