Advocacy News

Community Connections Podcast (107.5 Frank FM)


Community Connections Bicycle Coalition of Maine 5/15/15 May 15th, 2016 06:00am | Duration: 25:52 Nancy Grant joins us from the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, to chat about the growing presence of bicycles on our roadways, group rides, bicycle tourism, bike … Continue reading

 

National Bike Month Events in Maine


May is National Bike Month! We’ll be celebrating all over the state with a number of events. May 7th – Bangor Walk N Roll & Bangor Police Department Hosting a Bike Rodeo May 7th – Bangor Police Department Hosting a Bike … Continue reading

 

Pedal to the Park Sundays at Hadlock Field (WCSH6 – Video)


This article originally appeared on WCSH6.   PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A new partnership between the Portland Sea Dogs and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine launched Sunday called “Pedal to the Park on Sundays,” which offers incentives to people … Continue reading

 

The Great Maine Bike Swap’s season kickoff (Fox23 Bangor)


This article originally appeared on FoxBangor.com ORONO – With the weather warming up this might be the perfect time to go buy an affordable bike. People in the Bangor Area had the opportunity to buy used bikes at the uUniversity … Continue reading

 

Great Maine Bike Swap held at UMaine Loading (WLBZ 2 – Video)


This story originally appeared on WLBZ2.com Click here to watch the video ORONO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Cyclists trying to bike on a budget this spring could trade their old bike for a new one in Orono. The 16th annual … Continue reading

 

Press Release: Man on bicycle killed in Lisbon, Advocacy organization investigating


Contact: Brian Allenby Communication Director Bicycle Coalition of Maine 207.623.4511 (office) 207.252.8688 (direct) brian@bikemaine.org bikemaine.org Man on bicycle killed in Lisbon, Advocacy organization investigating April 1, 2016 – Lisbon, ME – As the state’s leading group promoting bicycling and walking … Continue reading

 

Press Release: BikeMaine Weeklong Cycling Ride Announces Early Sellout


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Brian Allenby Communications Director Bicycle Coalition of Maine 207-623-4511 x104 brian@bikemaine.org 34 Preble St. Portland, ME 04101 BikeMaine Weeklong Cycling Ride Announces Early Sellout Portland, ME, March 10, 2016 – The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is proud to … Continue reading

 

Press Release: Fourth pedestrian fatality of the year, and second in two weeks, takes place in Roxbury


Fourth pedestrian fatality of the year, and second in two weeks, takes place in Roxbury February 29, 2016 – Roxbury, ME – As the state’s leading group promoting bicycling and walking safety, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine routinely monitors crash reports for … Continue reading

 

How to make Lewiston-Auburn safer for crossing the street (L/A Sun Journal)


This article originally appeared on sunjournal.com Amanda Cullen, Staff Writer Lewiston-Auburn | Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 10:32 pm LEWISTON — More sidewalks and better bike paths were among the solutions to problems with pedestrian travel offered by the Bicycle Coalition of … Continue reading

 

Second Pedestrian Fatality of The Year Takes Place in Bath


  Bicycle Coalition of Maine Watching Latest Pedestrian Crash in Bath February 18, 2016 – Portland, ME – As the state’s leading group promoting bicycling and walking safety, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine routinely monitors crash reports for incidents that … Continue reading