Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bike to Work Day celebrates pedaling (WCSH6)


PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Hop on a bike and get a workout in before work – Friday is Bike to Work Day. It’s a nationwide event that celebrates riding to work. For those who don’t normally ride their bike to … Continue reading

 

Maine Riders Reminder: Leave Your Car At Home on Friday (MaineToday.com)


In case you’ve forgotten, here’s your reminder about how you’re getting to work on Friday: Pack a bag with your dress shoes, cuff up your pants leg and bring your bike lock because it’s Bike to Work Day. Since the … Continue reading

 

Western Maine Active Communities Conference (Press Release)


  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: May 13, 2014 RE: Western Maine Active Communities Conference Planned CONTACT: Brendan Schauffler, Healthy Oxford Hills, 207-890-8675 brendan@healthyoxfordhills.org The Western Maine Active Communities Conference will take place on Thursday, May 22nd at the Bethel Inn … Continue reading

 

Bike to Work Day!


Join us for National Bike to Work Day! The Coalition is gearing up for our annual Bike To Work Day events and we want you to be part of the fun. Are you already a year round commuter who feels … Continue reading

 

Western Maine Active Communities Conference (WMACC) Coming Soon!


Do you like biking and walking and you live in Western Maine? We want to meet you at this awesome upcoming FREE conference! The Western Maine Active Communities Conference is for business owners, town managers and planners, school board members … Continue reading

 

Bike to School Day (Lewiston / Auburn Sun Journal)


DARYN SLOVER/SUN JOURNAL Dru Angelides, 7, and his mom, Rebecca Grant, ride to Geiger Elementary School in Lewiston during National Bike to School Day on Wednesday. The second-grader joined about 60 of his schoolmates, parents, staff and Lewiston Community Resource … Continue reading

 

Memorial Bridge helps fuel bicycling boom (Seacoast Online)


By Deborah McDermott dmcdermott@seacoastonline.com May 04, 2014 2:00 AM KITTERY, Maine — Memorial Bridge is open to bicyclists for the first full season this year, and its well-marked bike lanes mean riders are already surging into Kittery to take advantage of … Continue reading

 

Maine Schools Celebrate Bike and Walk to School Month Throughout May! (Press Release)


  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Darcy Whittemore Program Manager, Maine Safe Routes to School Program Bicycle Coalition of Maine (207) 623-4511 saferoutes@bikemaine.org bikemaine.org Maine Schools Celebrate Bike and Walk to School Month Throughout May! (Portland, ME) May 1, 2014 – … Continue reading

 

“Sundays on the Boulevard” begins in Portland (WCSH)


PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — There were walkers, runners, and cyclists, people on scooters and skates on Baxter Boulevard Sunday — all kinds of traffic, except for cars. Baxter Boulevard, from Vannah Avenue to Payson Park is closed to motor vehicles … Continue reading

 

Sundays on the Boulevard a huge attraction on opening day (Portland Press Herald)


Hundreds of people take advantage of the closing of Baxter Boulevard to bike, skate and walk around Back Cove. By Beth Quimby bquimby@pressherald.com Staff Writer Bikers, walkers, roller skaters and even people who just wanted to sit in lawn chairs on the … Continue reading