November 2012

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Bike Lane Markings Explained

Bike Lane Markings Explained

Aquidneck Island has its first bike lanes, but what do those white markings mean? There are two new  symbols on Memorial Blvd now and many of us are unfamiliar with them. One means the lane is for bikes only and the other means it’s a shared lane used by bikes and cars. This symbol means only bikes should use this lane   BIKE LANE – A narrow separate lane for bicycles only. Cyclists ar… read more

Will Broadway Introduce Reverse Diagonal Parking?

Newport City Council voted this week to revisit Reverse Diagonal Parking in the Broadway Streetscape Plan as a method of increasing safety and reducing risk for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. What do you think? See links to articles below where you can participate in the discussion. View a short informative video here. Newport Patch Newport This Week / Newport Now The recent Washington… read more

Shoreline Bikeway Special Event

Shoreline Bikeway Special Event Thursday, December 6, 2012 6:00 – 8:00 pm at CCRI Newport Please join Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC) and Bike Newport for an exciting evening with Carl Knoch of the Rail Trail Conservancy.  Carl brings a national perspective and striking visual commentary on successful Rail with Trail projects. This event is the second Bike Forum in a series… read more

Bike Newport Receives Support from van Beuren Charitable Foundation

Bike Newport Board Members celebrate confirmation of generous support from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation in August. (l-r) Deanna Conheeny Casey, Steve Heath, Bari George, Brian Hennessey, Christina Erwin. Not present Allison McNally, Jimmy Flynn, Chuck Albrecht. BIG PROGRESS FOR BIKE NEWPORT:  van Beuren Foundation funding and more              Major strides for Bike Newport –… read more

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