Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Coalition’s Annual Pizza Party at Flatbread is Tuesday May 8


Join us at our annual pizza party at Flatbread Pizza Co., 72 Commercial St., Portland on May 8 from 5 to 9 p.m. This popular event is the unbeatable combination of pizza, beer, bicyclists and raising money for a great … Continue reading

 

Portland Bike Swap Featured on Good Day Maine and in The Weekender


You can’t turn your head without hearing about the Portland Bike Swap (have you checked out the Time and Temp building in Portland lately?)  It was also discussed on Good Day Maine and listed in the “What’s Happening” section of … Continue reading

 

Governor LePage Proclaims May as Bicycle and Pedestrian Month


Governor Paul R. LePage proclaimed the month of May as Bicycle and Pedestrian Month in Maine, and urged all citizens to recognize this observance.  This official proclamation signed by the governor recognizes that bicycling and walking are key components of … Continue reading

 

Bicycle Coalition of Maine highlighted in a Bangor Daily News column


A fun column from the Bangor Daily News referencing the great work of the Coalition: Cycling equals freedom and an excuse to dine well There are many things, people say, that are “just like riding a bicycle.” Among them, happily, … Continue reading

 

Twenty-One Maine Communities Awarded Mini-Grants for Building Safer & Stronger Walk & Bike to School Programs


The Maine Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program announced the selection of its 2012 mini-grant recipients last week — a program made possible through the federal Safe Routes to School program with the assistance of several local Healthy Maine Partnerships. … Continue reading

 

Bath Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee are helping people Rediscover Cycling


A great article from The Midcoast Forecaster about the work the Bath Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee is doing to encourage more cycling in the Bath area.  The ‘Rediscover Cycling’ class mentioned in this article now has a waiting list! Bath … Continue reading

 

Need to learn to ride a bike? Ask Fred Robie!


Portlander, Marissa Simoes is off to Armenia, where she will spend the next 27 months as part of the Peace Corps.  In Armenia, a bicycle will be her primary mode of transportation.  She hadn’t ridden a bike since she was … Continue reading