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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