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Henderson Bridge reconstruction open public meeting – April 24, 2019
A joint, open public meeting hosted by Mayors Bob DaSilva of East Providence and Jorge Elorza of Providence will be held to solicit information from the public on the Henderson Bridge reconstruction project.
ecoRI News: R.I.’s Bike Infrastructure a Disjointed Maze
Over and over we have RIDOT projects in Providence and over and over they are overbuilt for the automobile traffic they handle and over and over the next project cannot accomodate complete streets considerations.
City Plan Commission Meeting – June 16, 2015
The City Plan Commission meets Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 4:45pm at 444 Westminster Street, First Floor.
James Kennedy: Why Routes 6/10 should be redeveloped as a surface boulevard
The Rt. 6/10 Connector would be best redeveloped as a surface boulevard. The RIDOT proposal for bus lanes is what I call “transit oriented decoration” rather than “transit oriented development” because the bus lanes...
Barry Schiller: Rhode Works – $4.8 Billion for Rhode Island Transportation
Rhode Works says nothing about any transit goals, RIPTA operating deficits, overcrowded buses, the bus hub money the voters approved, the need for more shelters, bus stop snow removal, speeding up more routes with green...
Capital Center Commission Design Review Committee Meeting – May 19, 2015
Capital Center Commission to continue to review safety improvements to Francis Street at their May 19th Design Review Committee meeting.
Elorza updates street sweeping plans
Photo from Mayor Elorza’s Facebook page Mayor Elorza held a press conference this morning to provide an update on the street sweeping schedule. I asked on Twitter about prohibiting parking during scheduled street...
Capital Center Commission Design Review Committee Meeting – April 21, 2015
Capital Center Commission Design Review Committee Meeting - Tuesday, April 21, 2015 • 8:00am
Joseph A. Doorley, Jr. Municipal Building - 444 Westminster Street, 1st Floor Conference Room Providence, RI 02903
Spring Street Sweeping and Yard Waste Collection Dates Announced
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced an aggressive citywide street sweeping program that will begin on Sunday, April 5.
Mayor Elorza outlines plan for dealing with potholes
Residents are encouraged to report potholes to the Mayor’s Office by calling 401-421-2489 or through the ProvConnex website and mobile app. Reports help City find areas that need prioritization and inform the...
Traffic changes coming to Exchange Terrace
The City of Providence today announced upcoming changes to the traffic pattern on Exchange Terrace. Beginning Monday morning, December 22, Exchange Terrace (East Approach to Exchange Street) will be changed to...
The Valley Breeze: Two celebrations planned as Pawtucket River Bridge project concludes
With the $81 million Pawtucket River Bridge replacement project set to conclude within days, state and local officials are planning two big events to celebrate.
Providence road re-paving
Video from the City about roads being repaved in Providence. Visit data.providenceri.com for more details.
RIDOT receives grant to combat distracted driving
Photo (cc) Bossi The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it is one of only seven states to receive a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) incentive grant designed to...
I rebuilt North Main Street for you
I rebuilt North Main Street and you can rebuilt it and other roads too. Streetmix is a new online app that let’s you custom build your own street with streetcars, bus lanes, bike lanes, and more. I made a quick...
Curb extensions being installed on Atwells
Atwells Avenue at Sutton Street. It has been nearly three years since City Councilman Terry Hassett was struck and severely injured by a hit and run driver on Atwells Avenue; one in a long line of pedestrian injuries...
Kennedy Plaza/Circulator Phase 3 Informational Meeting – July 10, 2013
The City will be having an informational meeting about proposed enhancements and reconfiguration of the Kennedy Plaza area as well as details about Phase 3 of the Downtown Circulator project. The Circulator project...