The Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission will review streets that are part of the Capital Improvement Program and locations for proposed Bike Share stations at their March 22nd meeting.
WJAR reports: Traffic signals, crosswalks and reducing the speed limit are among the safety improvements that will be made to Route 102 in West Greenwich after two pedestrians were recently killed while crossing the busy state road.
The Providence City Council passed a ban on sing-use plastic bags last night. The ordinance will take effect in 1-year to give retailers and consumers time to prepare and adapt.
By design, cameras can only nab vehicles traveling 11 or more miles per hour above the limit. Yet the expectation that people should almost follow traffic laws — almost! — is just too much to bear.
A proposal for an 11-story building at 131 Canal Street is on the agenda for the March 12th Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting.
City Walk Phase I, King Street mixed-use path, Plainfield Street & Pocasset Avenue intersection in Olneyville on the agenda for the February 21st Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission meeting.
Edge College Hill 2 made a presentation to the Downtown Design Review Committee (DRC) on January 8th for a 15-story building at 131 Canal Street. They returned to DRC on February 12th with an 11-story design.
Cities have always been places that bring people from all and different walks of life to coexist and thrive together. This is what cities do, in spite of all the forces that are working to divide us. And that’s what our city will continue to do because that’s what makes us so strong.
Cornish Associates building renovations on Westminster Street, Garrahy Courthouse parking garage, RIPTA’s DTC, and more on the agenda for the February 12th Downtown Design Review Committee meeting.
This action moves this project further along, but it is far from a done deal. The zoning approvals need to be made to reconfigure the lot and allow the height to go way beyond what is allowed by zoning. As far as the zoning is concerned, the 195 Commission is supposed to consider the City’s zoning, but can override it…
Rescue crews were called to the 400 block of Weeden Street to find two adults, both 33, and two children, aged 4 and 3, who had been struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound, according to Det. Sgt. Timothy Graham. The victims said a white Dodge Caravan with Rhode Island plates hit them and knocked off the vehicle’s passenger side mirror in the process.
Cowesett Hills Apartments, image from Google Maps The plan by Picerne Real Estate Group’s Cowesett Hills Apartment LLC calls for two new buildings in the northwest corner of the 67-acre property. Each of the new structures would have 12 one-bedroom and 12 two-bedroom units. Picene also wants to build small garage buildings in the parking lot that could be rented …
Massing model of proposed Edge College Hill Two. The first Edge College Hill building under construciton now is rendered to the left. DBVW Architects While the 15-story Edge College Hill building is currently under construction on Canal Street, a proposal for a second 15-story building (Edge College Hill Two), will be heard by the Downtown Design Review Committee on Monday, …
Agenda Roll Call Approval of December 2017 Meeting Minutes (For Action) Approval of 2018 Meeting Schedule (For Action) Update from Public Works staff on the Capital Improvement Program (For Discussion) — As part of the City’s Capital Improvement Program, the City of Providence Department of Public Works is in the process of quantitatively evaluating all streets and sidewalks throughout the …
Police are investigating a pedestrian crash that left one man dead and another hurt. Police said it happened last Tuesday as the men tried to cross Victory Highway (Route 102) about 4:40 p.m. Officers said the weather was rainy, it was dark outside, and the victims were wearing dark clothing. Also, Victory Highway has no sidewalks or crosswalks, so it …
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These renderings are what it would look like if an episode of Star Trek was set in Providence. Providence Station