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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

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

Are you our next Office and Outreach Manager?

Are you our next Office and Outreach Manager?

Bike Newport seeks an Office and Outreach Manager who will oversee our office and administrative systems and represent the organization confidently and warmly when engaging with community members at our office and at public events. We encourage individuals with exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills to apply to join our team of energetic and inspired bike advocates. Interested? Find… read more

Active transportation – what can you do to help?

Active transportation - what can you do to help?

The Newport Health Equity Zone’s (HEZ) goal is increased resident participation in walking and bicycling for transportation, exercise, and recreation in Newport, RI. Bike Newport partners with the HEZ to ensure they accomplish their goals. Beyond the physical and emotional health benefits of active transportation, any mode of transportation allows residents to access many health related services… read more

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