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PawSox Stadium Proposals Feature Copious Waterfront Surface Parking

WPRI reports today that the proposed stadium plan for the PawSox in Pawtucket includes a hotel and housing. What struck me about the plans though, was the parking

“Apex” (l) and “Tidewater” (r) proposals for a new PawSox Stadium in Pawtucket

You guys, seriously, when are we going to stop paving over our riverbanks?

Sigh.

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3 Responses to PawSox Stadium Proposals Feature Copious Waterfront Surface Parking

  1. thomas O'Neill May 10, 2017 at 5:36 pm #

    A paved parking lot near a river causes contaminated run off unless there is a well designed capture system

  2. Gio May 10, 2017 at 11:38 pm #

    I really like the left option on the apex site, already a disturbed area and closer to downtown. Plus less development in that wooded area to the south of 95.

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