Monthly Archives: May 2015

Maine cities, towns looking to improve roads for walkers, cyclists


This article originally appeared on bangordailynews.com Linda Coan O’Kresik | BDN Matt Allen, a Maine Earth employee, uses a power broom to sweep an area of sidewalk along Main Street to prep it for being paved on Wednesday in Bangor. … Continue reading

 

Bill seeks to improve pedestrian, bicyclist safety by toughening Maine’s crosswalk, roadway law


This article originally appeared on BangorDailyNews.com BREWER, Maine — A well-known Brewer barber who was struck and killed by a car in December while walking in a crosswalk in front of his business is the last recorded pedestrian death in Maine for … Continue reading

 

Demonstration aims to temporarily narrow Lewiston street (Sun Journal)


This article originally appeared on SunJournal.com   DARYN SLOVER/SUN JOURNAL Bicycle Coalition of Maine Assistant Director Jim Tasse, left, Mike Allen of 3M and Jeremiah Bartlett of the Lewiston-Auburn Bicycle Pedestrian Committee talk about the temporary two-lane bike lane on … Continue reading

 

Video – Portland celebrates Bike to Work Day (WMTW)


This article originally appeared on WMTW.com It was a beautiful day to ditch the car and hop on your bicycle for your ride into work, as today was National Bike to Work Day.   Click here to read more.  

 

Friday is bike-to-work day (Sun Journal)


This article originally appeared on SunJournal.com DARYN SLOVER/SUN JOURNAL Jared Buckingham, right, of Greene and Ben Grenier of Lewiston turn the corner at Lisbon and Main streets during their commute home on Wednesday. Buckingham commutes 11 miles each way to … Continue reading

 

Maine among most bicycle friendly states in New England (BDN)


This article originally appeared on BangorDailyNews.com By Julia Bayly, BDN Staff Posted May 12, 2015, at 2:38 p.m. Last modified May 12, 2015, at 4:28 p.m. FORT KENT, Maine — Maine is a pretty good place to be a cyclist, … Continue reading

 

Pedal Powered


This article originally appeared on BangorMetro.com Photo: Diego Cervo/thinkstock.com Mainers forgo the car for a bicycle commute to work. Professor Thomas Stone knows he’s “that guy” to his students. He’s the one that shows up on campus in the morning … Continue reading

 

Geiger Elementary rolls into National Bike to School Day (Sun Journal)


This article originally appeared on SunJournal.com DARYN SLOVER, Staff Photographer Lewiston-Auburn | Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 1:46 pm DARYN SLOVER/SUN JOURNAL Honora White, 7, and her father, Shawn, gather Wednesday at Pettingill School Park before riding to school during … Continue reading

 

Students put Peaks Island landmarks on the map (The Forecaster)


This article originally appeared on theforecaster.net Colin Ellis Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 9:20 am PORTLAND — Students at Peaks Island Elementary School recently unveiled a new way to see the island and learn its history. The students in Charlie Marenghi’s second- … Continue reading

 

Coalition Spring Safety Reminder


  Spring has sprung and we’re excited to see more people out on bikes! As you get back in the saddle this spring, the Coalition wants to remind you of a six simple bike safety tips and laws to help … Continue reading