CENTRAL FALLS – On Friday, May 20, the City of Central Falls will host a Bike to Work Day celebration at Calcutt Middle School. This year’s event will feature the unveiling of protected city bike lanes – among the first of their kind in the state. Recently, community partners Pawtucket Central Falls Development (PCFD) and the Learning Community Charter School received grants totaling $29,500 to supplement the efforts by the city to install the lanes. PCFD was awarded a $12,000 Centennial Communities grant from the Rhode Island Foundation and a $10,000 Growing Communities grant from Citizens Bank and LISC. The Learning Community was awarded a $7,500 grant from PeopleforBikes, a national bike advocacy organization.
WHO: Mayor James Diossa
Andrew Pierson, Pawtucket & Central Falls Development
Representative, the Learning Community Charter School
WHAT: Bike to Work Day celebration and protected bike lane design unveil
WHERE: Calcutt Middle School, 112 Washington St. Central Falls, RI.
WHEN: Friday, May 20, 2016 8:00 am to 9:00 pm.
*Speaking program to begin at 8:20 am*