Greater City Providence

Waterfall stop sign

I can think of a bunch of places where this would come in handy.

Jef Nickerson

Jef is Greater City Providence's co-founder, editor, and publisher. He grew up on Cape Cod and lived in Boston; Portland, Maine; and New York before settling in Providence. In addition to urbanism, Jef is interested in art, design, and ice cream. Please feel free to contact Jef if you have any question or comments about Greater City Providence.


  • That is seriously awesome! I’d love one of those to keep people out of my office.

  • I can think of putting this at some intersections – they’d be a might bit more effective than current signals.

    But then I like the devices the use in the UK. Solid posts rise out of the ground and block traffic. There are plenty of videos out there showing idiot drivers who ignore them but at least it has an amusement factor.

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