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… read more
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… read more
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:
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… read more
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… read more
Bike Helmets “Re-Interpreted” by Newport artists are on display at Harbor Fine Art, 134 Spring Street in Newport. Please visit to bid on the helmets. All proceeds benefit Bicycle Education in Newport Public Schools. Bidding begins on Gallery Night, Thurs 5/12 and ends at the Community Bike Fair on May 20 in King Park (5-730pm).… read more
A number of prominent Newporters are helping to promote Newport’s May 20th Bike to Work Day and Bike Fair by jumping on their own bicycles to encourage bicycling as an alternative to the car, and to model the smarts of safe cycling themselves.
Coming soon! Finally! The inaugural Bike to Work Day for Newport is Friday, May 20, 2011, and – thanks to an incredible coalition of local orgs and agencies – it’s shaping up to be an exciting day. From the first arrival of cycling commuters to the end-of-day Community Bike Fair, it’s going to be a… read more
April 13, 2011: Remarks to the Newport City Council on the passage of Two Bicycle-Related Resolutions Bari George speaking on behalf of the Bike To Work Day Newport Committee which includes Anne Everson, Brian Rurak, Chris Witt, Christina Erwin, Deanna Casey, Jennifer Bailey, Kathryn Farrington, Keith Dunne, Richard Durishin, Rob Purdy, Steve Heath and Tina Dolen.… read more
This evening, Newport City Council passed two resolutions related to bicycling in Newport: 1) declaring May 20, 2011, Bike to Work Day in Newport, and 2) calling for a Community Forum to gather resident’s perspectives and ideas, and to share information about the rules of the road for both motorists and bicyclists.
by Bari George, Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org Get ready for the first-ever BIKE TO WORK DAY in Newport! Bike to Work Day is May 20, 2011 Please sign up for BikeNewport.me on this page (to the right of this post) to receive updates. Registration forms will be posted very soon. In the meantime, please send your comments/questions to… read more
by Steve Heath, Educator/Catalyst, East Bay Met School email@example.com (Introducing Bike Newport Youth Enterprise as a 2011 Change Accelerator Venture to Social Venture Partners RI on March 3, 2011, at the Seamen’s Church Institute in Newport) What exactly is BikeNewport? It is the fermentation of thoughts from many people, and many of us haven’t even… read more