Monthly Archives: July 2015

Project envisions city becoming bike-friendly (KeepME Current)


This article originally appeared on KeepMECurrent.com By Kate Irish Collins kcollins@keepmecurrent.com The city of South Portland was chosen by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine to be the inaugural community in its new “Imagine Bikes Here” campaign, which creates temporary bicycle … Continue reading

 

South Portland project puts bike lanes to real-time test (The Forecaster)


This article originally appeared on theforecaster.net SOUTH PORTLAND — The city and Bicycle Coalition of Maine have created two temporary bicycle and walking lanes on Cottage Road as part of a pilot campaign to demonstrate how inexpensive and easy the process … Continue reading

 

2015 Legislative Wrap-Up


We’ve wrapped up an intense and productive legislative session at the State House this year. Thanks to the support of our members and partners we have four big victories to report.

 

Bicycle Coalition talks safety with Bethel residents (Oxford Hills Sun Journal)


This article originally appeared on SunJournal.com MATTHEW DAIGLE, Staff Writer | Oxford Hills Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 6:15 pm BETHEL – The assistant director of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine advised selectmen and other residents Monday night that there needs … Continue reading

 

MaineDOT Accepting Applications for Free New 3-Foot Passing Signs


Car drivers must give at least three feet of distance when passing a bicyclist in Maine. To help educate drivers about this law, the MaineDOT is accepting applications for free 3-foot bicycle passing law signs from municipalities that would like to … Continue reading

 

Maine Bike Advocates Applaud Passage of Safety Bill (MPBN)


AUGUSTA, Maine – Advocates for Maine’s bicyclists and pedestrians are celebrating one of the rare examples of political harmony in Augusta: passage of a bill designed to make Maine roads safer for those who are traveling on two wheels or … Continue reading

 

Road Diets Across Maine


  The Bicycle Coalition of Maine and our network of local advocates are becoming increasingly involved with “road diets” or reconfigurations that reduce the number or width of vehicle lanes on roads across Maine. Want to learn more about what a road … Continue reading