Last month, Grow Smart Rhode Island invited transportation expert Jarrett Walker to Providence for a transportation forum.
The historic streets of Rhode Island’s capital city have never seen so much life. Here you’ll discover a lively mix of arts, culture, eats, and unique charm. Bragging rights that include “America’s Best Small City,” “America’s Coolest City,” “Top 10 Best Downtowns,” and “Top City Overall” make PVD an exceptional place to live, work, and play.
Lovely video, although as pointed out on Twitter, it does highlight our surface parking blight.
A Cranston woman was sent to the hospital after being struck by a car that slid down an icy hill.
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.
Transportation guru Gabe Klein gives an insightful look at how cities can make simple and effective changes to transportation policy and infrastructure to effect safety, livability and economic transformation. He spoke as a featured speaker at the 2014 Providence Symposium, produced by the Providence Preservation Society.
One of the most crucial components of a healthy economy and quality of place is a sound transportation system: one that supports diverse modes of travel and seamlessly connects Rhode Island to the rest of the world – and Rhode Islanders, more meaningfully to each other and to opportunity.
Video from Yes on 6.
After 6 months of focusing on historic buildings, we realized that we were missing the biggest preservation battle that Cincinnati has ever known: loss of historic parking lots.
Video footage of Chicago subway derailment
Ted Nesi interviews the 195 Commission’s Colin Kane and Jan Brodie on Executive Suite.
Beautiful high-speed footage of passengers waiting for the subway at Grand Central in New York City.
The Dancing Cop Tony Lepore will be out at Dorrance and Westminster Streets weekdays at lunchtime starting tomorrow and running through Christmas Eve.
This video shows the Broadway Corridor of Seattle’s First Hill Streetcar project. What roads in Providence could you see done up in a similar fashion?
Started in 1892, Barcelona’s Sagrada Família has been under construction on and off ever since. The video shows the completion of the remaining work, scheduled to be be finished by 2026, the centennial of Gaudí’s death.
This week: Bonnie Nickerson, Providence’s director of long-range planning, and Scott Wolf, executive director of Grow Smart Rhode Island, on the high stakes for Providence’s first zoning overhaul since 1951. Providence Business News’ Patrick Anderson joins the panel.
The above video by Penn State student Fletcher Phillips shows a concept for the Providence cityWALK. Read more about cityWALK.
I can think of a bunch of places where this would come in handy.