Community groups call for state to quit stalling on bicycle, transit expansion

ADVOCATES are calling for the state to fund and implement expanded bicycle networks and public transit, including more frequency and routes for the R.I. Public Transit Agency. /PBN FILE PHOTO/ ELIZABETH GRAHAM
PROVIDENCE – Advocates are pressuring state leaders to put the pedal to the metal on expanding public transit and bicycle paths across the state. Nearly two dozen people spoke during the open public comment period of a Transportation Advisory Committee meeting Thursday night, urging appointed panel members to take action. The push comes nearly two…

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  1. Expanding public transit makes sense.
    Bike paths are a waste of taxpayer money. I’ve been riding a bike for over 60 years and I have managed quite nicely without bike paths, thank you very much. Real bike riders don’t need bike paths. If you need a bike path, you shouldn’t be on a bike.