Update: This post previously had links to last year’s events. Sorry about that! (page updated 5/1/12 @ 4pm) Congratulations, you made it through one of the most mild winters on record. If you took advantage of the warmer temps and got out on the bike, good on ya! For the rest of you, if you haven’t been out on your …
Late last year the City planted trees along Weybosset at PPAC Square. Including a set of little Christmas tree evergreens in the planters along the west side of Weybosset Street. Yesterday, the Christmas trees were out. I’m told they will replanted at Bucklin Park tomorrow during an Earth Day ceremony today as part of an Arbor Day event, yay. New …
New Pawtucket River Bridge. Photo © RIDOT While still behind schedule, RIDOT announced today that the northbound span of the New Pawtucket River Bridge on Route 95 will open to traffic tomorrow, ending years of trucks over 18 tons being detoured on local streets. Southbound traffic will remain on the old bridge while work continues and the southbound weight limits …
Adding lanes to the Dean Street viaduct would not reduce congestion.
Underneath the Providence Viaduct. Photo © RIDOT Barry Schiller, a retired Rhode Island College math professor, is a long-time member of the State Planning Council’s Transportation Advisory Committee. He also was on the RIPTA Board of Directors 1995-1999. The draft 2013-2016 RI Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), a plan to spend about $1.1 billion, has been released by Statewide Planning. In …
Yellow Jackets, Parking, and National Grid.
Watch out for people not understanding the meaning of a double yellow line.
Signs indicating that bikes may take the lane installed on Empire Street today.
Empire and Weybosset Streets are set to become two-way on Tuesday, January 10th. Share your impressions of the new traffic pattern.
Fulton Street between Union and Eddy Street has been pedestrianized.
1937 film by Chevrolet about traffic lights.
Map shows all roadway fatalities in the US from 2001 through 2009.
Part of the lobbying campaign that culminated in legislation authorizing the Interstate Highway system in 1956, this film the story of road building in the San Francisco Bay Area, Pittsburgh and the Golden Triangle, Boston, and Missouri.
City Councilman Michael J. Correia was struck by a hit and run driver on Atwells Avenue Saturday evening.
Phase 2 of the “Downtown Providence Traffic Circulation Improvements” project gets closer to completion as blacktop is laid on Downcity streets.
Bike racks, street trees, crosswalks, and bollards being installed on Washington Street.
Broadway bike lanes are almost a reality, can you taste it?
This Streetfilms video short demonstrates the green light phase for cyclists in Groningen in The Netherlands.