Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting Wednesday, January 15, 2020 – 4:45pm Doorley Municipal Building, 444 Westminster Street, First Floor, Providence, RI 02903 Agenda AGENDA Roll...
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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – May 15, 2019
The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commissions will be discussing plans for traffic calming on Mt. Pleasant Avenue and Washington Street at their May 15th meeting.
Little Roady Pilot Project Informational Meeting – April 1, 2019
RIDOT will host an informational session about the upcoming self-driving bus route in the Valley neighborhood on April 1st at the WaterFire Arts Center.
News & Notes
Lawsuits agains Hope Point Tower and buses in Kennedy Plaza and the need to address climate change through transportation in today's News & Notes.
RIDOT chooses company to pilot a driverless bus program in Providence
RIDOT announces it has selected Michigan based, May Mobility to provide driverless buses for a pilot program in the Woonasquatucket Valley area of Providence.
Providence Planning releases video of June City Walk demonstration project
In June, the Providence Department of Planning & Development hosted a demonstration day of the City Walk project on Broad Street. The one-day demonstration tested concepts and gathered community feedback.
Newport Daily News: Pedestrian-bicycle path, observation deck proposed for Pell Bridge
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has determined it is feasible to add a path for pedestrians and bicyclists to the Newport, Jamestown-Verrazzano and Mount Hope bridges; the Sakonnet River Bridge already...
Oh Hi! Lime Scooters
Limes scooters arrived on the streets (sidewalks) of Providence today.
San Souci Drive Public Meeting – October 4, 2018
Come learn about improvements along San Souci Drive behind Olneyville Square.
Details on the JUMP Bikes program
Providence’s bike-share system, operated by JUMP Bikes, has been up and running for about a week now. Here’s some details on the program from the Planning Department.
POSTPONED Greater Kennedy Plaza Improvement Project Update –
August 16, 2018
Please join the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development and RIPTA to review the latest plans for improvements to Greater Kennedy Plaza. These improvements are the result of a community-led vision that...
Surprise! Bird scooters land in Providence
Bird electric scooters arrive in Providence.
Attorney General’s Office excited to announce it will now be more difficult for people without cars to access services
New Attorney General's office in Cranston makes it harder for people without cars to access services.
PBN: Completion of Providence River pedestrian bridge pushed back
PBN reports that RIDOT will not finish the Providence River Pedestrian Bridge until the summer of 2019.
Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian named new CEO of RIPTA
The Board of Directors of RIPTA has selected Mayor Scott Avedisian as RIPTA’s new Chief Executive Officer. Avedisian, who has served as Mayor of Warwick since 2000, was chair of the RIPTA board from 2012 to 2016. The...
City Walk Public Meeting – April 14, 2018
Please join us to provide input on City Walk, a project that will connect neighborhoods, make it safer to walk and ride bicycles, and celebrate our city!
The Boston Globe: Cameras? Full speed ahead
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.
PBN: RIDOT awards $248M 6-10 Interchange rebuild contract to 6/10 Constructors
Video animation from RIDOT The group had the lowest construction cost bid for the project at $248 million and the highest scoring technical proposal of any bid. The 6/10 Constructor bid team includes New England...