Tag Archives: Maine

Presenting Your 2018 Bicycle Coalition of Maine Award Winners!


At our Kickoff Party on Saturday, Feb. 3, we announced the winners of our 2018 Annual Awards, honoring nine Maine individuals and organizations for their commitment to making the state a better place for cyclists and pedestrians in 2017. “The … Continue reading

 

It’s Official – BikeMaine 2018 Is Coming to Presque Isle, Caribou, Madawaska, Fort Kent, and St. Agatha


  For months, people have been asking: where, exactly, is BikeMaine 2018 going this year? Now, it can be told. BikeMaine 2018 is going to Aroostook County, with stops at Host Communities in Presque Isle, Caribou, Madawaska, Fort Kent, and … Continue reading

 

Everything You Need To Know About Bike Share In Maine


Bike Share programs are growing worldwide, nationwide, and are even in Maine! Norway and Machias, Maine have modest bike share programs compared to big cities. For this reason, they are models for Maine to show that bike sharing is possible … Continue reading

 

Bicycle Coalition of Maine Names New Executive Director


John S. Williams, a Seasoned Executive and an Avid Cyclist, Is Expected to Take the Reins on Sept. 25 August 23, 2017 – (PORTLAND, Maine) – After an extensive, nationwide search, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine has selected John S. … Continue reading

 

Legislators’ Riding and Walking Tour


Join the Bicycle Coalition of Maine and fellow bicycling and walking advocates for coffee, breakfast treats, and a short, easy ride or walk along the Kennebec River. WHEN: Tuesday, May 16, from 7:30-9:00am. WHERE: Plaza between the Statehouse and the Cross … Continue reading

 

Thanks To Everyone Who Made The 2017 Great Maine Bike Swap A Huge Success!


Another Great Maine Bike Swap is in the books. We’re crunching the numbers now, and we’ll have some statistics to share shortly, but as we work our way through the receipts, one thing is clear: the event was an enormous … Continue reading

 

Bicycle Coalition of Maine Members, Allies to Engage Legislators In Support of Traffic Safety Education Bill


Proposed Legislation Would Help Reduce Pedestrian and Cyclist Traffic Deaths By Providing One Hour of Traffic Safety Education to Students Each Year April 7, 2017 – (AUGUSTA, Maine) The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is organizing Traffic Safety Day in Augusta … Continue reading

 

BikeMaine 2017 is Sold Out!


The “Pathway to the Peaks” Tour Through Western and Central Maine, Limited to 400 Riders, Has Reached Capacity but Volunteers Are Still Welcome March 21, 2017 – (PORTLAND, Maine) – The fifth annual BikeMaine ride has sold out and is … Continue reading

 

Bike/Ped Sign Project a Step Closer to Permanence in Bangor


A Demonstration Project Put Together by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine and Other Bangor Bike/Ped Advocacy Groups Moves Forward at City Hall February 24, 2016 – (BANGOR, MAINE) A temporary project that showed the powerful impact clear signage can have … Continue reading

 

Bicycle Coalition of Maine Announces Annual Award Winners


The Bicycle Coalition of Maine has announced the winners of its 2017 Annual Awards, honoring eight Maine individuals and organizations for their commitment to making Maine better for biking and walking in 2016. “Each of these winners exemplifies what is … Continue reading