Here’s an interesting approach to stimulating bike commuting. To my knowledge, Vermont has never tapped CMAQ (Congestion Mitigation Air Quality) funds to promote bike commuting. - Chapin REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS BIKE TO WORK AND COLLEGE PUBLIC INFORMATION COMPONENT THE PROVIDENCE FOUNDATION INVITES PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONSULTANTS TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A MULTI-FACETED PUBLIC INFORMATION CAMPAIGN AIMED AT INCREASING BIKE COMMUTERS TO BUSINESSES, GOVERNMENTS AND UNIVERSITIES IN DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE. FUNDING FOR THIS PROGRAM IS BEING MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PROVIDENCE FOUNDATION BY THE RIDOT THROUGH CMAQ. INTERESTED CONSULTANTS SHOULD CONTACT THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PROVIDENCE FOUNDATION, 30 EXCHANGE TERRACE, PROVIDENCE, RI 02903, OR TELEPHONE AT 401-521-3248 FOR A COPY OF THE SCOPE OF WORK/RFP. ALL PROPOSALS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN 4PM ON DECEMBER 31, 2001. Alicia Karpick, Director Sierra Club Rhode Island Chapter 21 Meeting Street, Garden Office Providence, RI 02903 tel: 521.4734 fax:521.4001 [log in to unmask] www.sierraclubri.org Chapin Spencer Local Motion, Executive Director (formerly Burlington Bikeways) 1 Steele Street #103, Burlington, VT 05401 (802) 652-BIKE (phone/fax) [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> http://www.localmotionvt.org/ <http://www.localmotionvt.org/> Local Motion is a non-profit organization developing and advocating non-motorized trails, routes and facilities to promote cycling, in-line skating and walking. ========== VTBIKEPEDPOLICY-L: The Vermont Bicycle and Pedestrian Policy Discussion List Subscription control: http://list.uvm.edu/archives/vtbikepedpolicy-l.html. For help: email [log in to unmask] with the word "help" in the message body.