Advocacy News

The Coalition is Hiring!

Bicycle Coalition of Maine Event Coordinator The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is seeking an experienced Event Coordinator who will support our staff on the logistics and marketing of each of our five major events.  Events include: two Great Maine Bike … Continue reading


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

By Adam | 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 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)  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 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 By Kate Irish Collins 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 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 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