Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee

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Welcome to the new webpage for Middletown's Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Mission Statement

Middletown's Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) is a pedestrian and bicycle advocacy group dedicated to creating a safe, accessible, and sustainable community in Middletown, Rhode Island. Our mission is to improve the pedestrian and cycling infrastructure through advocacy, education, and collaboration. We promote walking, biking, and rolling as essential elements of a healthy lifestyle, while fostering community engagement, promoting health and sustainability, and advocating for policy change. Join us in creating a vibrant and inclusive town where active mobility is prioritized, benefiting individuals, families, and the environment.

Mark your calendars! Please join us for our first Bike Safety Event tentatively scheduled for September 30th. Location to be announced. 

BPAC Members:

Emily Buck - chair

Gabrielle Yoes-Favrot - vice chair

Pat Grimes - secretary

Lauren Freitas - member

Peter Midgley - Comprehensive Plan liaison

Glenna Johnson - member

Emily Tessier - Town Council liaison,

Meetings are held at the Middletown Fire Station Community Room every 4th Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm. All community members are welcome!