Transportation for America releases their report on the Nation’s Bridges. It is not pretty.
I’m terrified of the TRAFFIC TSUNAMI!!!!
Chuck Marohn, the executive director of Strong Towns, explains the difference between a road, which is a connection to two place and a street, which is a network of activity. He stresses the importance of returning roads to towns for community and economic development. Via: Strong Towns
Orms Street is being reduced to to 2-lanes for 2-years. Why not just leave it that way?
Fall River’s Veterans Memorial Bridge partially opens.
Work on Weybosset Street at PPAC Square is chugging right along.
RIDOT Road Closure Map.
Some progress photos from the Weybosset Street/PPAC Square project.
Council President Pro Tempore Terrence M. Hassett, who represents Ward 12, announced that traffic calming measures will be implemented in the coming weeks on several Smith Hill streets.
With the removal of traffic lights, the Weybosset Hill intersection has become safer, more efficient, and maybe even a little more civilized.
An example of pedestrians have priority over cars, right here in Providence.
RIDOT to introduce HAWK pedestrian signal on Elmwood Avenue in South Providence.
RIDOT will be closing Chestnut Street at the old Route 195 overpass between June 15th and 29th for removal of the bridge.
RIDOT will temporarily close Route 95 in Pawtucket on the evenings of Sunday, June 12 and Monday, June 13 for work related to the replacement of the Pawtucket River Bridge.
RIDOT Director Michael Lewis confirms the state will seek federal permission to place tolls on Route 95.
Yay new retail, boo restricted sidewalks.
Streetfilms has launched a new series of videos, Moving Beyond the Automobile. As Streetfilms releases each video in the series, we\’ll be posting them here for you to enjoy. The topic of the eighth video is Road Diets.
Click Image to enlarge Today the Mayor’s Office held a press conference announcing the designation of the intersection of Weybosset and Mathewson Streets as “PPAC Square.” This is part of the larger Downtown Circulator Project. Speakers included the Mayor, Director of Planning and Development Thom Deller, Joe Walsh the Chairman of the PPAC Board, and Laurie White of the Greater …