Bike Providence: Cyclovía

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bikeBike the city with CyclovíaCyclovía is a car-free event that opens the street for people of all ages to walk, skate, run, bicycle, exercise and socialize. The event is sponsored by Mayor Taveras in collaboration with the City’s Healthy Communities Office and the Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission. Join Mayor Angel Taveras and the City of Providence on Sunday, July 27 for a car-free event that will open up Broadway for walking, skating, running, cycling and exercise.

Free and open to the public! Featuring Zumba, bike activities, street vendors and more!“Cyclovía provides Providence residents with a safe and fun environment that promotes cycling, walking and community interaction – all elements of a healthy, balanced lifestyle,” said Mayor Angel Taveras. “Residents from across the city will have the opportunity to enjoy their neighborhoods and to experience the great things that Providence has to offer.”

Providence held its first-ever Cyclovía in September 2012 on Broad Street. In 2013, the City of Providence expanded Cyclovías to Valley Street in Olneyville and Hope Street on the East Side.

About the Rhode Island Department of Health: The primary mission of the Rhode Island Department of Health is to prevent disease and to protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Rhode Island. As Rhode Island has no local health departments, the state Department of Health coordinates public health activities across the stateFeatured image from Men Who Like to Travel.

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