August 2012

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THREE Great Rides!

(Note:  we’re having some difficulty with our calendar – but we should be up and running within a few days!) THREE great local charity rides coming up – have fun and support three great causes! 1) Bike to the Beach, Friday, 8/31, Boston to Newport, about 75 miles, enter code “bikenewport50″ for 50% discount, benefits Autism Speaks. 2) Star Ride, Saturday 9/15 – 7/15/30 miles, benefits Star Kids. read more

Report: City Council Workshop on Memorial Blvd

Workshop video HERE.  Newport Daily News report HERE. Report on the newport City Council Workshop regarding the RIDOT proposed pedestrian and bicycle improvements to Memorial Blvd, Wed August 15, 2012: The RIDOT plan was presented to the City Council by Bob Rocchio, RIDOT Manager of Traffic Management and Highway Safety; Peter Pavao, RIDOT Traffic Engineer; and Bill Desantis, Bike/Ped… read more

City Council Workshop, Wednesday, August 15

Newport City Council will hold a public workshop with RI Department of Transportation to review RIDOT’s proposed changes to Memorial Blvd to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety.  City Hall Council Chambers, Wed 8/15, 6:30pm. Interested residents and advocates are also invited to view and discuss the plan in advance of the Council Workshop at Bike Newport’s monthly community meeting, on Tues… read more

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