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Fourth of July Bike Decorating and Parade

Fourth of July Bike Decorating and Parade

  The Fourth of July Bike Decorating is on!   Starting at 9:15am at William Ellery Park we’ll have oodles of red white & blue to dress up your bicycle for the People’s Parade that starts from this point at 9:45am. The Parade proceeds to Washington Square for great music and the annual reading of the Declaration of Independence, plus blueberry pie-eating contests and more! read more

Bike Newport discusses Elliot’s Ride on The Rhode Show

Bike Newport and Elliot’s Ride on The Rhode Show Did you see it? Bike Newport’s Bari Freeman, Bike Newport’s Executive Director, appeared on The Rhode Show talking with Brendan Kirby – WPRI about Bike Newport and Elliot’s Ride for Everyone. Great coverage by NBC10 that really gave Elliot’s Ride For Everyone wide visibility. With over 100 riders at the event, it worked! See our YouTub… read more

Jamestown North Main Road: For Safety Sake

Jamestown North Main Road: For Safety Sake

For Safety Sake: Enforce the Speed Limit –  Don’t Raise It. Raising speed limits raises speeds – putting all road users at higher risk of injury and fatality. On Thursday, June 21st, the Jamestown Traffic Commission will consider a request to raise the speed limit on North Main Road from 25mph to 35mph. The Commission invites all interested users of the road to attend. The meeting takes… read more

Bike to the SVF Farm – It only happens once a year.

Bike to the SVF Farm - It only happens once a year.

Photo: A Tennessee fainting goat at SVF Foundation in Newport, R.I. Credit Mike Mergen for The New York Times Bike to SVF’s Annual Visitors Day: Saturday, June 16th, 9am to 3pm Did you know that the SVF Foundation Farm is open to the public just one day each year? It’s an amazing not-to-miss event packed with fascinating experiences all set on SVF’s breathtaking 35-acre property.  This video… read more

Heard about the Pilot Bike-share Program in Newport?

Heard about the Pilot Bike-share Program in Newport?

This weekend, the City of Newport will have a brief two-day taste of bike share – the popular public transportation system that is popping up in cities nationwide. With bike share, people can borrow a bike from one dock and return it to another dock, making it possible to use shared bicycles for short-term point-to-point rides, often in place of cars.   In Newport, the temporary bike shar… read more

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