Biking http://ripr.org en New Plan Proposes Extensive Additions To City's Bikeways http://ripr.org/post/new-plan-proposes-extensive-additions-citys-bikeways <p>Providence rolled out a new bike plan for the capital city.</p><p>Bike Providence is an extensive, proposed plan to create safer, more accessible bike routes throughout the city. Providence already has some bike lanes, and shared roads for cyclists; and so much of the new plan proposes connecting them to create a more cohesive system.</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 19:08:20 +0000 John Bender 24338 at http://ripr.org New Plan Proposes Extensive Additions To City's Bikeways "Cyclovia" Event Lets Bikers Hit the Streets http://ripr.org/post/cyclovia-event-lets-bikers-hit-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 http://ripr.org "Cyclovia" Event Lets Bikers Hit the Streets