Category Archives: Coalition News


This article originally appeared on Posted: July 11, 2014 MAINE LOBSTER RIDE & ROLL READY FOR ITS 13TH TRIP ALONG THE COAST ON JULY 20 Written by: Karen Beaudoin - Press Herald web editor - The Bicycle Coalition of Maine knows how to put on … Continue reading


Proper Helmet Use Keeps Kids Safe – VIDEO (WCSH6)

This piece originally appeared on Proper Helmet Use Keeps Kids Safe Tim Goff, WCSH4:58 p.m. EDT July 7, 2014 (Photo: NEWS CENTER) PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — While more people are using helmets when biking and skating than ever, many … Continue reading


Ride director turns BikeMaine into economic tour de force (PPH)

This article originally appeared on Kim True says last year’s weeklong tour left $235,000 in the communities it passed through. BY EDWARD D. MURPHY STAFF WRITER | 207-791-6465 Kim True took a sharp career turn about three years ago, trading in a … Continue reading


BikeMaine Route Connecting Communities (WCSH6)

This story originally appeared on   BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The six communities hosting riders in the 2nd annual BikeMaine Ride were announced earlier this year. Now a team of volunteers and staff with the Bicycle Coalition of Maine are … Continue reading


Fill Out MaineDOT’s Public Opinion Survey!

Do you wish that biking and walking on roads in Maine were safer and easier? The Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) is asking for YOUR input for their statewide long-range transportation plan.  Your answers will affect the way the Department sets goals, … Continue reading


SRTS Regional Coordinator – Bangor Region

SRTS Regional Coordinator Bangor Region 20 hours per week The Bicycle Coalition of Maine (BCM) is seeking a dynamic, self-directed individual to coordinate and conduct outreach for the Safe Routes to School Program in Eastern Maine, concentrating on the Bangor/Orono/Brewer/Old … Continue reading


New Portland-Falmouth bridge opens to pedestrians, bikes (PPH)

The $23.5 million bridge on Route 1 has been under construction for a year. By Chelsea Diana Staff Writer After more than a year of squeezing between construction work and cars while cycling on Martin’s Point Bridge, Brian Allenby was … Continue reading


New Martin’s Point Bridge open to pedestrians, cyclists (Falmouth Forecaster)

  This article originally appeared on Photo: Ben McCanna / The Forecaster Brian Allenby, communications director for the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, rides from Portland to Falmouth across the new Martin’s Point Bridge with fellow cyclists on Monday, the opening … Continue reading


Bike to Work Day celebrates pedaling (WCSH6)

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Hop on a bike and get a workout in before work – Friday is Bike to Work Day. It’s a nationwide event that celebrates riding to work. For those who don’t normally ride their bike to … Continue reading


Maine Riders Reminder: Leave Your Car At Home on Friday (

In case you’ve forgotten, here’s your reminder about how you’re getting to work on Friday: Pack a bag with your dress shoes, cuff up your pants leg and bring your bike lock because it’s Bike to Work Day. Since the … Continue reading