cycling en "Cyclovia" Event Lets Bikers Hit the Streets <p>A section of Broad Street in Providence was closed to traffic Sunday for the second annual Cyclovia, an event aimed at promoting physical activity among city residents.</p><p></p><p>The city of Providence hosted the first of three so-called “Cyclovia”&nbsp; events Sunday.&nbsp; A quarter mile of Broad Street was closed to car traffic, leaving the broad avenue free for bicycling, walking, skating, running or just plain socializing.</p><p>The event is sponsored by the city of Providence, according to organizer Ellen Cynar .</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 12:41:21 +0000 Flo Jonic 17707 at "Cyclovia" Event Lets Bikers Hit the Streets Bicycling Towards Urban Renaissance <p><a href=""><strong>LISTEN TO THE PROGRAM HERE</strong></a></p><p><strong>Tuesday, April 16, 5:30 PM, Providence Athenaeum, 251 Benefit Street, Providence RI</strong></p><p>Providence is striving to become a city where young people want to live and work. For many, having a green way to commute is vital. In this Policy and Pinot discussion we explore how making the city an attractive place to live and bike could boost the capital city’s bottom line.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 15:17:03 +0000 Bradley Campbell 13206 at Providence Bicycle App Now Running Smoothly <p>Providence launched a smartphone app to track the rides of cyclists earlier this year.&nbsp; After a couple hiccups, the app is now helping city planners create a bicycle master plan for the city.</p><p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 07:58:00 +0000 Bradley Campbell 12148 at