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RI Waves partner with the Warwick Police Department

RI Waves partner with the Warwick Police Department

What an amazing event at the Greenwich Village Apartments in Warwick!  The Warwick Police Department, led by Sgt. Bob Hart, held a traffic safety discussion with residents of an apartment complex where a pedestrian was killed late last year crossing at the traffic light.  Sgt Hart heard how the new modifications to the traffic light were working, and other concerns the residents had about… read more

National Bike Summit 2019

National Bike Summit 2019

Rhode Island was well represented by Bike Newport and the Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition in D.C. for the annual National Bike Summit 2019. Plenty of informative workshops gave us an abundance of ideas to bring back to Newport. We’ve learned a lot and look forward to bringing these ideas to fruition in the next few months. On Lobby Day at the U.S. Senate, our three main asks included requesting… read more

STIP Amendment Update

STIP Amendment Update

  No. We’re not out of the woods yet. Amendment Recap: On January 25th, RIDOT announced the proposed “Major Amendment #11” to the State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP), which included drastic cuts to an already underfunded state budget for bicycle infrastructure. The all-volunteer RI Bicycle Coalition orchestrated statewide information for citizens and legislators regarding t… read more

Pick Your Ride with Clean Ocean Access

Pick Your Ride with Clean Ocean Access

  Your mission should you choose to accept it is to become part of Newport’s ‘Bike-Ridin’, Litter Pickin’ ninjas.’ Nothing beats doing some good for the local environment while riding your bike! So, join Clean Ocean Access and Bike Newport on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00am to 12:00pm for a cleanup with a difference. We’ll be riding the Ocean Loop and stopping to do road sid… read more

Bike Newport Night 2019 – Fund The Pump Track!

Bike Newport Night 2019 - Fund The Pump Track!

Bike Newport Night 2019 – new location! We LOVE our friends at our past location – Midtown Oyster Bar – thanks for all the great years upstairs! And we LOVE our friends at our NEW location – PARLOR Bar & Kitchen – THANK YOU for bringing us to the ground floor where even more of us can celebrate BIKE PROGRESS. We can’t wait for this party! There’ll be singing, dancing, thrilling and chilling -… read more

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