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Maine Police to Target Drivers Who Put Cyclists, Pedestrians At Risk


WHO: Southern Maine Law Enforcement Agencies and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine WHAT: 2018 Vulnerable User Enforcement Day targeting drivers who put others at risk WHEN: Wednesday, June 13 WHERE: Various locations throughout southern Maine WHY: 2017 was a deadly year for pedestrians in Maine. … Continue reading

 

Friday, May 18, Is National Bike To Work Day


The Bicycle Coalition of Maine and the Portland Gear Hub Will Be Out to Welcome Bicycle Commuters with Snacks, Coupons for Free Coffee, Mechanics Stands and Tools for Quick Adjustments, and More! Bicycle commuters in Portland will find a warm … Continue reading

 

Here’s How to Make Your Community Better for Biking and Walking


Former Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill was famous for saying that all politics is local. The same can be said of meaningful change, particularly when it comes to making Maine better for biking and walking. That’s why we created … Continue reading

 

Maine DOT Renews Bicycle Coalition of Maine Contract for Statewide Pedestrian Safety Forums, Education Efforts


The Maine Department of Transportation has renewed the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s contract to facilitate the Head’s Up Pedestrian Safety Planning effort. Our role in this effort emerged out of, and continues to build on, the strong working relationship between … Continue reading

 

Everything You Need To Know About Bike Share In Maine


Bike Share programs are growing worldwide, nationwide, and are even in Maine! Norway and Machias, Maine have modest bike share programs compared to big cities. For this reason, they are models for Maine to show that bike sharing is possible … Continue reading

 

Bicycle Coalition of Maine Members, Allies to Engage Legislators In Support of Traffic Safety Education Bill


Proposed Legislation Would Help Reduce Pedestrian and Cyclist Traffic Deaths By Providing One Hour of Traffic Safety Education to Students Each Year April 7, 2017 – (AUGUSTA, Maine) The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is organizing Traffic Safety Day in Augusta … Continue reading