The Big Blue Bike Barn Gets a Green Boost
We’re happy to announce that Bike Newport received $10,000 from Rhode Island Foundation to ensure green infrastructure at the upcoming Big Blue Bike Barn. The work will include adding solar, collecting rainwater and fabricating furniture from locally sourced wood.
Modeled on the successes of the Red Shed in Olneyville, our new Bike Barn will dramatically increase the size of Bike Newport’s current North Side Bike Library – from one 20’ container to two 40’ containers – quadrupling the size. The program will relocate out of the Florence Gray Center parking lot and onto a lot on Sunset Blvd, immediately adjacent to Miantonomi Park.