Rhode Island does Multi-Modal!

Rhode Island does Multi-Modal!

Rhode Island does Multi-Modal!

Meet the newest member of Rhode Islands effort’s to be more multi-modal, the RI Bridge Bike Shuttle. Last weekend, the RI Bridge Bike Shuttle had it’s inaugural voyage with much success. Now getting from Boston – Providence – Newport – Jamestown – Wickford, or east to west has been made a little bit easier, and way more fun! And thanks to a host of generous bike-friendly local businesses and… read more

Bike to Work Day!

Bike to Work Day!

  Friday May 18th • 7:00am • City Hall 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. Today is the day to give Biking to Work a try! Leave your car at home, hit the saddle and turn your commute into a workout. Bike to Work Day… read more

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

Looking for Bike Parking? Sponsor a Rack!

Looking for Bike Parking? Sponsor a Rack!

^ People’s Credit Union sponsored their first bike hitch in 2011, and their second in the new Queen Anne Square. Shown at the new bike hitch are (l-r) Don Jagoe, cyclist and bike hitch sponsor; Scott Wheeler, City of Newport Building and Grounds Supervisor / Tree Warden; Bari Freeman, Executive Director at Bike Newport; and Marie Everett, Newport Branch Manager, People’s Credit Union. (photo… read more

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