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School Zone

In #WALKinPVD, Construction, School Zone by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

Construction of the addition of the UCAP school blocks the sidewalk at the UCAP school. Closing the sidewalk in a school zone. With the only concession to pedestrians being a hastily painted mid-block crosswalk, most choose to walk in the roadway along the edge of the construction fence.

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WPRI: 3-year-old struck by motorcycle, hospitalized

In #WALKinPVD, Child, Hit & Run, Pedestrian Struck by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

A young girl is in critical condition after she was struck by a motorcycle in a hit-and-run crash in Providence. The 3-year-old was hit at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday on Gladstone Street. According to police, a motorcyclist hit the girl at a high rate of speed then took off. – WPRI Regardless of the headline, there was actually a person …

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Hating to say, “I told you so”

In #WALKinPVD, Roads, Snow, Video by Jef Nickerson16 Comments

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. | A woman and two of her children, walking in the street because of the piles of snow on the sidewalk, were injured when they were struck by a car Saturday on Pawtucket Avenue. The driver, a 23-year-old Pawtucket woman who was not identified, was cited for a driving-while-texting violation, a Municipal Court infraction. The Providence Journal …