Category Archives: Coalition News

We Want To Hear From You. Please Take Our Strategic Planning Survey!

The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is in the midst of developing a comprehensive five-year strategic plan and we want your input!   We’re gathering the insights of people who have an interest in making Maine better for bicycling and walking. … Continue reading

 

Despite rain, city’s big weekend deemed successful

This article originally appeared in the American Journal.  Posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:36 pm | Updated: 11:05 am, Fri Sep 12, 2014. By Andrew Rice arice@keepmecurrent.com |0 comments WESTBROOK – The city and its event organizers and volunteers are decompressing this week following … Continue reading

 

Portland Celebrates PARK(ing) Day 2014 (Press Release)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portland Celebrates PARK(ing) Day 2014 Parking spaces around the globe to be temporarily reclaimed as public space September 17, 2014, Portland, ME — On Friday, Portland artists, businesses, activists, and citizens will participate in an international event … Continue reading

 

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