Category Archives: Coalition News

Westbrook Hosts First Open Streets Event (Press Release)

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Abby King – Bicycle Coalition of Maine – 207-740-8753 – abby@bikemaine.org Westbrook Hosts First Open Streets Event A Car-Free Community Celebration in the Street WESTBROOK, Maine. The first “Open Streets Westbrook” Event is planned … Continue reading

 

Press Release: Maine Department of Transportation Adopts Complete Streets Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maine Department of Transportation Adopts Complete Streets Policy Bicycle Coalition of Maine, GrowSmart Maine and other partners join together to help create an innovative statewide policy PORTLAND, Maine – The Bicycle Coalition of Maine and GrowSmart Maine … Continue reading

 

MAINE LOBSTER RIDE & ROLL READY FOR ITS 13TH TRIP ALONG THE COAST ON JULY 20 (PPH)

This article originally appeared on pressherald.com 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 - kbeaudoin@mainetoday.com 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 wcsh6.com 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 pressherald.com Kim True says last year’s weeklong tour left $235,000 in the communities it passed through. BY EDWARD D. MURPHY STAFF WRITER emurphy@pressherald.com | 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 WCSH6.com   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 theforecaster.net 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