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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

Getting to Elliot’s Ride For Everyone

Getting to Elliot's Ride For Everyone

  ELLIOT’S RIDE FOR EVERYONE SHUTTLE BUS Sunday June 10th • 9-1pm • Fort Adams The goal of Elliot’s Ride for Everyone is to bring together people of every walk of life, every style of biking, and every level of experience and comfort – to ride together along the ocean coastline with a spotlight on safe, comfortable, and confident sharing of our roads by all road users. This year… read more

Pilot Bike Share Coming to Newport • June 9 – 10th

Pilot Bike Share Coming to Newport • June 9 - 10th

  A Taste of Bike-Share for Newport P3GM is bringing a taste of Bike Share to Newport – June 9-10. The title sponsor of Elliot’s Ride for Everyone wants us to see what can be in Newport. The bike share provider for New Haven, New Rochelle, Hoboken, Point Pleasant Beach and more will host a weekend of bike share in Newport. Download the Noa Rider app, find a bike, and give it a try. read more

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