Monthly Archives: April 2016

National Bike Month Events in Maine


May is National Bike Month! We’ll be celebrating all over the state with a number of events. May 7th – Bangor Walk N Roll & Bangor Police Department Hosting a Bike Rodeo May 7th – Bangor Police Department Hosting a Bike … Continue reading

 

Pedal to the Park Sundays at Hadlock Field (WCSH6 – Video)


This article originally appeared on WCSH6.   PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A new partnership between the Portland Sea Dogs and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine launched Sunday called “Pedal to the Park on Sundays,” which offers incentives to people … Continue reading

 

Community Spokes Webinar: Boosting Bicycle Tourism in Maine


Community Spokes Webinar – Boosting Bicycle Tourism in Maine April 13 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm What is bicycle tourism and how can it help boost Maine’s economy? How can Maine communities, businesses and individuals encourage and promote more … Continue reading

 

The Great Maine Bike Swap’s season kickoff (Fox23 Bangor)


This article originally appeared on FoxBangor.com ORONO – With the weather warming up this might be the perfect time to go buy an affordable bike. People in the Bangor Area had the opportunity to buy used bikes at the uUniversity … Continue reading

 

Great Maine Bike Swap held at UMaine Loading (WLBZ 2 – Video)


This story originally appeared on WLBZ2.com Click here to watch the video ORONO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Cyclists trying to bike on a budget this spring could trade their old bike for a new one in Orono. The 16th annual … Continue reading

 

BCM Public Comment on PACTS Long Range Transportation Plan


Dear Mr. Eppich, Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the proposed PACTS Long-Range Transportation Plan: Destination 2040. The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is a statewide organization that works to make Maine better for bicycling and walking. We support … Continue reading

 

2016 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program


2016 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program Due April 15, 2016 The Aetna Foundation is seeking Requests for Proposals to fund projects that support communities’ efforts to become healthier places to live, work, learn, play, and pray. This program will support … Continue reading

 

Coastal grants available for municipal and regional projects


The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Coastal Program announced that it is seeking applications for a new round of coastal grants for FY 2017. The grants are for municipal and regional projects in Maine’s Coastal Zone. This … Continue reading

 

Press Release: Man on bicycle killed in Lisbon, Advocacy organization investigating


Contact: Brian Allenby Communication Director Bicycle Coalition of Maine 207.623.4511 (office) 207.252.8688 (direct) brian@bikemaine.org bikemaine.org Man on bicycle killed in Lisbon, Advocacy organization investigating April 1, 2016 – Lisbon, ME – As the state’s leading group promoting bicycling and walking … Continue reading