Do you bike and walk, get the bus or drive around Newport? The City of Newport RI wants to know how you get around in this online survey to kick off the City’s first comprehensive Transportation Master Plan. Find out more about the Transportation Master Plan process right here, and share information about how you can get involved… read more
Getting Around RI Without A Car
Article written by Barry Schiller. There are many, especially in the bicycle community, who are aware how the drive-everywhere culture has eroded the quality of both cities and the countryside, that transportation emissions are the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, that always driving contributes to obesity and ill-health as well as the outflow of… read more
A Great Start For Our 2019 Interns
It’s Friday morning in Newport. The Bike Newport building that’s home to the Bike Garage is buzzing with Rogers High School interns. Teenagers are spread out across the garage floor, working on bicycles in different stages of repair. The sound of gear changes and a steady clank of pedal wrenches fills the room. An assortment of vintage, road and mountain bikes… read more
First Car Free Bike Ride on Aquidneck Island
Portsmouth Farm-to-Farm Bike Ride First Car Free Bike Ride on Aquidneck Island (Newport RI) Bike Newport is pleased to announce a first-time car-free family ride on Aquidneck Island: the Portsmouth Farm-to-Farm Bike Ride will take place on Saturday, May 5th, from 2:00-4:00pm. This leisurely 4-mile ride is well-suited to bicycle riders of all ages and… read more
The Ten Year Plan and the Next TIP
Photo: Gus LeSaffre on Sakonnet Bridge Bike Lane / by David Hansen, Newport Daily News On Friday, 10/23/15, RIDOT released the much-anticipated Ten Year Plan –a body of recommendations for statewide transportation priorities. The Ten Year Plan makes recommendations for the TIP. The Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) is the list of transportation projects that the… read more
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… read more
Announcing the Thompson Middle School #BikeWalkChallenge!
^two bikers sport their “I Biked to School Today!” stickers Did you know that children who start the day by walking or biking to school are engaged in the physical activity that contributes to a healthier lifestyle, a better outlook, higher self-esteem, improved independence, and, ultimately, better performance in school? Starting today, October 27th, students at Newport’s… read more