Newport’s first Bike To Work Day was an amazing success! See photos here and read press coverage here. WOW. What a day. At 6am, the Navy started rolling in through the fog, and the coffee, pastries and fresh fruit were flowing on the grounds of the Great Friends Meeting House right up to the 10am wrap… read more
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April 13, 2011: Remarks to the Newport City Council on the passage of Two Bicycle-Related Resolutions Bari George speaking on behalf of the Bike To Work Day Newport Committee which includes Anne Everson, Brian Rurak, Chris Witt, Christina Erwin, Deanna Casey, Jennifer Bailey, Kathryn Farrington, Keith Dunne, Richard Durishin, Rob Purdy, Steve Heath and Tina Dolen.… read more
This evening, Newport City Council passed two resolutions related to bicycling in Newport: 1) declaring May 20, 2011, Bike to Work Day in Newport, and 2) calling for a Community Forum to gather resident’s perspectives and ideas, and to share information about the rules of the road for both motorists and bicyclists.