May 2011

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Bike Newport TOP SIX Priorities

It’s post Bike to Work Day, and we’ve got a busy agenda.  The B2WD Committee will reconvene on Tuesday, June 7 at Empire Tea and Coffee at 8am. Please feel free to join us as we continue to move forward together, even through the summer crowds. In fact, this is the season when we’ll see the greatest impact and perhaps gain the most traction as we help to improve the bicycle situation in Newport. read more

Download Details of Student Bicycle Survey

1,518 Newport Public School students, ages 5-19, grades K-12, responded to a survey about their experiences with bicycles and bicycling. The survey results provide an informative baseline as we move forward with bicycle education and programs for our students.  Superintendent of Schools, Jack Ambrogi, presented the results of the survey at the Press Conference at City Hall on Friday, May 20 as… read more

Bike to Work becomes “Bike to School” at St. Michael’s

St. Michael’s Country Day School in Newport turned Bike to Work Day into a Bike to School Day opportunity  –  How cool is that?!  Bronwyn McDermott, Chair of the St. Michael’s Wellness Committee, shared this report and photos… read more

What … a …. day!

Newport’s first Bike To Work Day was an amazing success!  See photos here and read press coverage here. WOW.  What a day.  At 6am, the Navy started rolling in through the fog, and the coffee, pastries and fresh fruit were flowing on the grounds of the Great Friends Meeting House right up to the 10am wrap up of our Commuter Breakfast.  More than 70 Newporters (and others!) rolled through on… read more

Newport’s Bike to Work Day Schedule

Reminder:  Remember to register HERE. SEE YOU ALL ON FRIDAY! Note: For BRIDGE and LONG-DISTANCE commuters:  Don’t miss out! – you can leave your car at the Newport Grand Slots (map) parking lot (back right (SW) corner) and bike into town.  Greeters will meet you in the morning with a local map. Bike to Work Day is a RAIN or SHINE event! Let’s all HOPE FOR… read more

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