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BikeMaine to tour beaches, towns and mountains in September (KeepMECurrent)

By Adam Birtabirt@keepmecurrent.com@CurrentSportsME | 0 comments BikeMaine – the Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s fully supported, weeklong cycling tour through some of the state’s most idyllic locales – returns in mid-September for its third annual go-round. Riders of all skill levels are signing … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine expected to draw 350 cyclists for weeklong ride (BDN)

This article originally appeared in the Bangor Daily News.   By Aislinn Sarnacki, BDN Staff  Follow on Twitter  Find on Facebook Posted Aug. 26, 2015, at 12:48 p.m. The third annual BikeMaine, a weeklong ride organized by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, is set for Sept. 12-19, and … Continue reading

 

Maine Voices: Recent pedestrian deaths remind us roadways are full of vulnerable users (PPH)

This opinion piece originally appeared on PressHerald.com ABOUT THE AUTHORS Lauri Boxer-Macomber, attorney at law, and James Tassé, assistant director of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, are both members of the coalition’s Bicycle Law Enforcement Collaborative. The recent tragic and avoidable deaths … Continue reading

 

Bicycle Coalition of Maine Watching Latest Pedestrian and Motorist Crashes (Media Advisory)

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Brian Allenby Communication Director Bicycle Coalition of Maine 207.623.4511 (office) 207.252.8688 (direct) brian@bikemaine.org bikemaine.org  Bicycle Coalition of Maine Watching Latest Pedestrian and Motorist Crashes August 5, 2015 – Portland, ME – As the state’s leading group promoting bicycling and walking … Continue reading

 

Bicycling in Maine (MPBN – Audio)

This article originally appeared on MPBN.net Where are the best places to bike ride in Maine?  Are towns and communities seeing an economic impact from the number of bikers drawn to the state each summer?  We talk pedal power on … Continue reading

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Press Release: Governor signs bill to protect walkers, bicyclists and other vulnerable users

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Allenby Communication Director Bicycle Coalition of Maine 207.623.4511 (office) 207.252.8688 (direct) brian@bikemaine.org bikemaine.org   Governor signs bill to protect walkers, bicyclists and other vulnerable users  June 19, 2015 – Portland ME – On Friday, June 12th, Governor LePage signed … Continue reading