July 2012

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Tuesday, August 7: FREE Bike Safety Class for Adults

Tuesday, August 7, 6-9pm at the Preservation Society of Newport County, 424 Bellevue Avenue For residents of Aquidneck Island, provided by Bike Newport. read more

RIDOT proposes a redesign of Memorial Blvd to accommodate a Bike Lane

Yesterday, the State House announced that RIDOT has four proposals for road improvements in Newport before the State Traffic Commission: 1)   Rebuild the railroad crossings at Elm and Poplar Streets 2)   installation of a crosswalk on America’s Cup just south of the Brick Market. 3)   a crosswalk on Memorial Blvd at Thomas Street, and 4)   the redesign of Memorial Blvd following a fata… read more

Review of Memorial Blvd in State Plans for Newport

Here is the text of a State House press statement released today, including announcement of the review of Memorial Blvd for bicyclist safety: 7/19/2012 Crosswalk approved for Newport’s Americas Cup Avenue  STATE HOUSE – Acting on a request submitted by Rep. Peter Martin (D-Dist. 75, Newport), the State Traffic Commission has approved installation of a crosswalk on Americas Cup Avenue in… read more

July 11: City Council Resolution re Cyclist Safety on State Roads

IMPORTANT:  PLEASE COME SHOW YOUR SUPPORT: Newport City Council Meeting, tomorrow, WEDNESDAY, July 11, 6:30pm at City Hall includes the ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION “commending RIDOT for plans to conduct an investigation of cyclist safety issues on Memorial Boulevard and asks that the RIDOT investigation be conducted as soon as possible – J. McLaughlin, N. Neville, H. Winthrop, J. Napolitano” For… read more

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