Monthly Archives: April 2015

Walking school bus newest way to get to school in Ellsworth (Ellsworth American)


This article originally appeared on ellsworthamerican.com April 29, 2015 by Steve Fuller on Education, News, News-Featured ELLSWORTH — It was cool and overcast on the city’s streets early Wednesday morning, but that didn’t discourage the riders and crew members onboard the … Continue reading

 

VIDEO – Need a bike? Hundreds available Sunday at swap (WMTW)


  This article originally appeared on WMTW.com   Click here to watch the video. PORTLAND, Maine —Need a bike for spring? Hundreds will be up for grabs at Sunday’s Great Maine Bike Swap at the University of Southern Maine. The … Continue reading

 

Hundreds hunt for bargains on wheels at the Great Maine Bike Swap (PPH)


  This article originally appeared on PressHerald.com Alex Klein and Justin Fenty sat in chairs at the head of the line as hundreds of people waited for the annual Great Maine Bike Swap to get rolling Sunday. The two friends … Continue reading

 

VIDEO – Great Maine Bike Swap takes over USM (WCSH6)


  This post originally appeared on WCSH6.com

 

Coalition Provides Testimony In Support of The Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Act


Testimony in SUPPORT of LD 1301 An Act to improve the Safety of Vulnerable Users in Traffic and to Clarify the Responsibilities of Bicyclists and Pedestrians Good Afternoon Chairman Collins, Chairman McLean, and Members of the Committee. My name is … Continue reading

 

Editorial – Better biking, walking conditions offer older Mainers a chance to age in place (BDN)


This article originally appeared on bangordailynews.com Better biking, walking conditions offer older Mainers a chance to age in place (BDN) By Nancy Grant and Amy Gallant, Special to the BDN Posted April 23, 2015, at 11:56 a.m. Making communities more … Continue reading

 

Community Spokes Training – May 20


  The Community Spokes Program is the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s effort to create a statewide network of bicycle and pedestrian advocates at the local level. We empower Mainers to become champions of better biking and walking through advocacy training, … Continue reading

 

BCM Comments on Kittery Neighborhood Bicycle/Pedestrian Plan


The Kittery Area Comprehensive Transportation System (KACTS) and the Town of Kittery are working together, with consultants Sebago Technics and Alta Planning + Design, to develop a long-term vision for improving bicycle and pedestrian safety and study bike/ped accommodation along … Continue reading

 

Press Release – Bicycle Coalition of Maine Adopts New Mission: Making Maine Better for Bicycling AND Walking


Bicycle Coalition of Maine Adopts New Mission: Making Maine Better for Bicycling AND Walking Advocacy organization supporting new legislation to ensure safety for bicyclists and pedestrians Portland, ME — For 23 years, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine has been the statewide … Continue reading

 

Legwork: Seeking safe passage in Maine crosswalks, on foot and on wheels (PPH)


This article originally appeared on pressherald.com Legwork: Seeking safe passage in Maine crosswalks, on foot and on wheels A bill in the Legislature would require drivers to stop for ‘vulnerable users’ at marked crossings. Do you remember Michael, the policeman … Continue reading