March 2, 2020

Should RIDOT take over RIPTA?

“RIDOT’s record on public input is very troubling and must be addressed if any merger legislation is...

January 19, 2020

With climate change looming, why is Rhode Island making public transportation less convenient?

“We have usurped funds for pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure to build wider highways, we have ignored calls...

January 19, 2020

Let’s get Kennedy Plaza right at last

Bus riders are in danger of being cast out of Kennedy Plaza, with most of our bus...

January 19, 2020

What’s going on in Kennedy Plaza?

“We’d all benefit by this approach, embracing, instead of rejecting transit. It could improve mobility, help attract...

January 19, 2020

RI Transit Riders: Kennedy Plaza tunnel idea ‘virtually dead on arrival’ and ‘ridiculous’

“…cars are like dinosaurs waiting for their asteroid, and we have to think about how people are...

January 19, 2020

Rhode Island’s War on non-drivers

Despite their contribution to climate change and all the people, pets, and wildlife they kill or injure,...

January 19, 2020

RI Transit Riders: The Kennedy Plaza bus tunnel is ‘a bad idea’

The recent proposal to tear up part of the Kennedy Plaza area to construct a bus tunnel...

January 19, 2020

Mike Dumond: Jumped Bikes – Vandals take an Uber ride

One day there were a thousand red Jump bikes scattered across Providence. Then suddenly, on August 22,...

January 19, 2020

Missak Melkonian: I support The Bike Mob

Recently the illustrious Providence Journal reported on a “mob” of young people who apparently “wreaked havoc on...

January 19, 2020

Barry Schiller: How would you spend $2.6B on Rhode Island transportation? Hearings coming this week!

The $2.6B is about how much the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be spending in...

January 19, 2020

At Providence River Pedestrian Bridge opening, the Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition demands funding restored to bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure projects

As Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and other political dignitaries prepared to officially...

January 19, 2020

Barry Schiller: What the legislature did (and didn’t) do about transportation

Now that its so widely known that transportation is the sector that emits the most greenhouse gases, the legislature passed...

January 19, 2020

Barry Schiller: Car-free in Rhode Island? It’s possible!

There are many, especially in the UpriseRI community, who are aware how the drive-everywhere culture has eroded...

January 19, 2020

Barry Schiller: This is Bike Week!

Fighting climate change can involve tedious hearings, confrontations with polluters, and frustrations with politicians, but this post...