Category - Snow
RI General Assembly: Bill taps DOT to clear snow from sidewalks on overpasses, pedestrian bridges
The pair said it became apparent last year by the many pedestrians forced to dodge traffic in the street that sidewalks in those two areas seem to be among the most neglected after snowstorms.
Good news everyone! The sidewalks at 311 Broadway will be cleared of snow this winter!
GC: Photos – Last Winter
Reader photos from last winter submitted to our Flickr Group.
House and Senate Committees to consider bills mandating bridge sidewalk snow removal
Committees of the Rhode Island General Assembly House and Senate will consider bills this Wednesday, March 25th, to mandate that RIDOT remove snow from roads and sidewalk under their control, including overpasses in...
WPRI: Man helps snowed-in neighbors, despite disability
Obviously not everyone in a wheelchair is able to get out and shovel, but Mr Hughes' determination makes the lame excuses of everyone else sound even lamer.
Mayor Elorza on MORE SNOWS!!!!
There is no challenge we cannot overcome when we come together as a community. So to everyone who lives, works and does business in Providence – thank you.
The economic argument for clearing snow from sidewalks
So, what about the economic impact? Should a city and state that claims to want to attract millennials who seek walkable transit-oriented small cities look like this?
New week, new snowstorm
Providence schools closed on Monday, parking bans starts at 12:01am Monday, trash/recycling collection delayed one day.
ProJo: Providence officials: Shovel, or pay a fine
Introduced by Ward 13 Council member Bryan Principe, the ordinance change would allow the Department of Public Works to clear un-passable sidewalks and then bill the abutting land owners for the cost of the work. It...
Seekonk woman struck killed by hit & run driver, unshoveled sidewalks partly to blame
Karen McHugh, a 51-year-old Seekonk resident was struck and killed by a hit & run driver on Friday night as she was walking along the road near her home.
Blind pedestrian forced to walk in the road
The fact that a blind person cannot walk from our State's central bus hub to our State's central rail hub, a distance of 0.4 miles without being forced to walk in the road is pathetic. It is amateur hour and we should...
Snowing again! Parking ban at 6pm, more…
More snow, more parking bans and don't forget to shovel your sidewalks.
Reader photos: More snow everywhere
During yesterday’s snow, rain, ice, cats, storm, the glacier at Westminster and the Service Road advanced back onto the sidewalk. Also, the steps to the City Administrative Building at 444 Westminster Street...
Reader Photo: Let me just put this on the sidewalk
Photo of snow piled onto the sidewalk along Westminster Street.
Broadway Bridge sidewalk open, kind of
The Broadway Bridge sidewalks are clear of snow, but not everything around them is.
UCAP School sidewalk yesterday
Yesterday morning, school was open but the sidewalk was not.