Monthly Archives: May 2013

Executive Director Nancy Grant appears on Maine Calling (MPBN – Audio)


This program originally appeared on MPBN. Bicycling in Maine May 29, 2013 The best trails and gear as well as buying advice and tips for tuning up your bike for the summer riding season were discussed. Host Jennifer Rooks was … Continue reading

 

Construction Starts on Pathways & Safe Routes to School Pedestrian Crossings in Three Neighborhoods


TRAFFIC ADVISORY City of Portland                389 Congress StreetPortland, Maine 04101www.portlandmaine.gov CONTACT: Nicole Clegg, 207-756-8173, 207-272-4477 (cell) nicoleclegg@portlandmaine.gov  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 28, 2013 Construction Starts on Pathways & Safe Routes to School Pedestrian Crossings in Three Neighborhoods PORTLAND, … Continue reading

 

Allen Afield: Hybrid bicycle can be a novice cyclist’s best choice


  This article originally appeared on pressherald.com Allen Afield: Hybrid bicycle can be a novice cyclist’s best choice May 18   By Ken Allen In spring, folks wanting to get into bicycling seek advice from me about what model to buy, … Continue reading

 

Portland marks National Bike to Work Day (WMTW)


  This article originally appeared on WMTW.com Portland marks National Bike to Work Day City also gets good rating in bicycle survey PORTLAND, Maine —The city of Portland and the Maine Bicycle Coalition hosted a Friday morning event in Monument … Continue reading

 

Celebrating National Bike To Work Day (WGME – Video)


  This article originally appeared on WGME.com Celebrating National Bike To Work Day PORTLAND (WGME) — Friday is definitely a day to take the road less traveled and swap your four wheeled vehicles for two wheels.  It’s National Bike to … Continue reading

 

Better bikes Students learn life skills – and earn credits – while having fun


  This article originally appeared on KeepMECurrent.com Better bikes Students learn life skills – and earn credits – while having fun Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2013 9:57 am |Updated: 10:48 am, Thu May 9, 2013. By Suzanne Hodgsonshodgson@keepmecurrent.com   Almost … Continue reading

 

Maine children hit their stride with bicycling, walking initiatives


This article originally appeared in the Portland Sun. Maine children hit their stride with bicycling, walking initiatives Published Date Tuesday, 07 May 2013 21:01 Written by David Carkhuff Wednesday is National Bike to School Day, but leave it to Maine … Continue reading

 

Best Portland Bike Swap yet for BCM


  This article originally appeared on Mainetoday.com Best Portland Bike Swap yet for BCM Tuesday April 30, 2013 | 09:30 AM Posted by Karen Beaudoin kbeaudoin@mainetoday.com Volunteers for the Bicycle Coalition of Maine spent much of last weekend preparing for, running and wrapping up … Continue reading

 

Route 1 bridge aims to please cyclists, fishermen (Portland Press Herald)


  This article originally appeared in the Portland Press Herald. Route 1 bridge aims to please cyclists, fishermen The new span between Portland and Falmouth is designed for more than automobiles. By Randy Billings rbillings@mainetoday.comStaff Writer PORTLAND – Transportation officials on Monday … Continue reading

 

The Coalition is Hiring – Community Advocacy Coordinator


  Community Advocacy Coordinator The Bicycle Coalition of Maine  (BCM) is seeking a dynamic, self-directed individual to provide assistance coordinating and expanding our nationally recognized Community Spokes Program.  The Community Spokes Program mobilizes, trains, and supports local residents who are … Continue reading