Category Archives: Events

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

 

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

 

Maine Riders Reminder: Leave Your Car At Home on Friday (MaineToday.com)

In case you’ve forgotten, here’s your reminder about how you’re getting to work on Friday: Pack a bag with your dress shoes, cuff up your pants leg and bring your bike lock because it’s Bike to Work Day. Since the … Continue reading

 

Western Maine Active Communities Conference (Press Release)

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: May 13, 2014 RE: Western Maine Active Communities Conference Planned CONTACT: Brendan Schauffler, Healthy Oxford Hills, 207-890-8675 brendan@healthyoxfordhills.org The Western Maine Active Communities Conference will take place on Thursday, May 22nd at the Bethel Inn … Continue reading

 

Bike to Work Day!

Join us for National Bike to Work Day! The Coalition is gearing up for our annual Bike To Work Day events and we want you to be part of the fun. Are you already a year round commuter who feels … Continue reading

 

Sundays on the Boulevard a huge attraction on opening day (Portland Press Herald)

Hundreds of people take advantage of the closing of Baxter Boulevard to bike, skate and walk around Back Cove. By Beth Quimby bquimby@pressherald.com Staff Writer Bikers, walkers, roller skaters and even people who just wanted to sit in lawn chairs on the … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine Reflections – VIDEO (WCSH6)

  This originally appeared on WCSH6.com  

 

Parking spaces give way to artistic whimsy in Portland (PPH)

This article originally appeared in the Portland Press Herald. Parking spaces give way to artistic whimsy in Portland By Gillian Graham ggraham@mainetoday.comStaff Writer PORTLAND – Cars and delivery trucks passed within feet of her workbench Friday morning as Rebecca Smith bent over the … Continue reading

 

Portland celebrates PARKing Day – VIDEO (WCSH6)

  This article originally appeared on WCSH6.com Portland celebrates PARKing Day   PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Parking is at a premium in Maine’s largest city, with many commuters paying for spots in lots and visitors pumping meters full of change.  But on … Continue reading

 

Bicycle Coalition does PARK(ing) Day the two-wheel way (PPH)

  This article originally appeared on PressHerald.com. Bicycle Coalition does PARK(ing) Day the two-wheel way Friday September 20, 2013 | 09:09 AM Posted by Karen Beaudoin kbeaudoin@mainetoday.com Employees and volunteers for the Bicycle Coalition of Maine were out and about in front of the … Continue reading