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Transportation Secretary LaHood announced yesterday major policy revision

Policy statement on Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodation Regulations and Recommendations Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood addressing the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C., March 11, 2010. Photo (cc) Today, I want to announce a sea change. People across America who value bicycling should have a voice when it comes to transportation planning. This is the […]

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Way to Work Transportation Fair, Woonsocket

Way to Work’s First Annual Transportation Fair [.pdf] will be held Thursday, May 20th from 4:00 to 7:00pm at One Depot Square, Woonsocket RI. Learn about transportation options and how to put money back in your pocket while commuting to work, job training and school. This is a FREE family-friendly event. Tour a RIPTA Flex […]

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Coalition for Transportation Choices Breakfast Meeting (04/09)

CTC Breakfast Meeting Friday, April 9, 8:30-10:00am The Rhode Island Foundation One Union Station, Providence RI Fellow CTC members and Transportation Advocates: The CTC Working Group invites you to a breakfast meeting to learn about state and federal policy priorities for 2010 plus plans to mobilize the Coalition’s grassroots and grasstops for victory. Transit Funding […]

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Car Culture Unsustainable

ecoRI looks at the unsustainability of our car dependency and how public transit is short changed. Last week, GrowSmart’s John Flaherty spoke on a panel at the Apeiron Institute for Sustainable Living with RIPTA Assistant General Manager Mark Therrien and the co-author of “Carjacked: The Culture of the Automobile and its Effects on Our Lives” […]

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Major transportation reform underway in Washington

With debate about the reauthorization of the Federal Transportation Act now underway in Washington, DC, Senators Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Rockefeller (D-WV) are proposing a bold new vision for federal transportation funding. There is presently no overarching strategy that determines when, how, or where transportation dollars are spent? No plan. No vision. No goal. The Lautenberg/Rockefeller […]

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