And the 2017 Bike Friendly Business of the Year Is …

And the 2017 Bike Friendly Business of the Year Is …

And the 2017 Bike Friendly Business of the Year  Is ...

For the fifth year, we’ve used the occasion of National Bike to Work Day to present the annual Bike Friendly Business of the Year award. The announcement at City Hall on May 19th, was attended by many local bicyclists, advocates, and supporters. Bike Newport shared: “This year, the award goes to Panera Bread – for demonstrating a commitment to improved biking in Newport at every opportunity – for… read more

Bike to Work Day 2016

Bike to Work Day 2016

Photo: Butch Murray, owner of the Fastnet Pub, receives the Bike Friendly Business of the Year award from Bike Newport Director Bari Freeman, joined by Newport sculptor, Howard Newman, who fabricated the annual award with his wife and partner Mary Newman.   From Bagels to Bike Friendly Business of the Year   Fastnet Pub owner Butch Murray was recognized for unwavering bicycle enthusiasm… read more

Ditch the car and give it a whirl – Bike to Work Day is May 15th!

Ditch the car and give it a whirl - Bike to Work Day is May 15th!

Bike to Work Day is an annual event held on the third Friday in May all around the world promoting bicycling for daily transportation. Here in Newport, we’ve been celebrating Bike to Work Day since 2011. This is the day to leave your car home and put your feet in the pedals. Breathe deep and smile solo, or meet up with your friends and colleagues for a group ride to the office. Know that… read more

Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 16

Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 16

DOWNLOAD the Bike to Work Day poster HERE. Newport’s 4th annual Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 16. We encourage everyone who can to leave the car home and hop in the saddle – it’s fun, healthy, invigorating AND makes us more happy and productive. Give it a try and see what you think. Maybe it will become a habit. We hope so! We’ve got a fun day planned to celebrate cycling for… read more

The Bike to Work Day Report

The Bike to Work Day Report

photo by Chuck Flippo Map, Bike Friendly Businesses and shared lanes coming to Spring and Thames Streets – read on!  SPONSORS: B2WD 2013 was made possible by our generous sponsors AARP of Rhode Island and Discover Newport. THE 3RD EDITION NEWPORT BIKE MAP was released to rave reviews!  The new map is double the size and now includes all of Aquidneck and Conanicut Islands, as well as four… read more

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