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Bike Paths on Aquidneck Island’s Bridges

Bike Paths on Aquidneck Island's Bridges

As you can imagine we’re THRILLED to be talking about this prospect, excited to be part of the discovery process, and will be helpful however we can to assist with community conversation. Bridge infrastructure for bikes and pedestrians returns consistent high economic and health benefits. The studies are extensive, numerous and consistent. We’ll explore this prospect together and look to deliver… read more

Bike Barn Progress Update

Bike Barn Progress Update

It’s really happening and starting to feel much more real. Progress at the Bike Barn is coming along really nicely. Our staff and volunteers (big shout out to Peter Killea) have been working very hard to make it happen. Our old green Bike Library is now retired and all contents, bikes and tools etc, have been moved to the new location on Sunset Ave next to Miantonomi Park. We’ll soon be painting… read more

Are you doing the “Rhode Island Wave?”

  Be noticed.   Be a part of the RI Waves Campaign RI Waves is a new, statewide road safety campaign that encourages everyone – pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists – to wave and confirm they’ve been seen at all road crossings. The message is positive, friendly and inspiring – we can all be safer on our streets when we Stop, Look & Wave at every crossing. Gabrielle Abbat… read more

Newport City Council candidates discuss transportation issues

Newport City Council candidates discuss transportation issues

Dear Newport Residents, Bike Newport sent questions to all Newport City Council candidates regarding transportation issues in Newport that we thought would interest you. We thank the nine respondents for their time, effort and consideration. We have shared the answers exactly as we received them. Answers appear in alphabetical order by candidate. At-large candidate Susan Taylor provided on… read more

Think of us when you shop with Amazon Smile

Think of us when you shop with Amazon Smile

Two minutes of your time and Bike Newport will benefit (significantly!) from your Amazon purchases. Using Amazon Smile will benefit Bike Newport year round AND from now through Friday Nov 2, AmazonSmile will donate 5% – 10 times the typical donation rate – of the purchase price of eligible products you choose when you shop. Follow the instructions to ‘Get Started.’  If you already use Amazon… read more

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