Protected bike lanes in Boston, mayor’s seek transportation investment, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and FirstWorks are pleased to announce the Providence International Arts Festival taking place June 11th – 14th, 2015.
Two old buildings that are part of the Downtown Pawtucket Historic District will be leveled to make way for parking.
RIDOT has begun work at Providence Station. This is improvements to the existing station area, the bus proposed bus terminal that had bond money approved for by voters last November is still in planning and development.
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, which Pryor leads as commerce secretary, last Friday began the search for a consultant to help devise a real-estate development strategy for the land opened by the highway relocation project.
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 Providence.
Lovely video, although as pointed out on Twitter, it does highlight our surface parking blight.
Development is not predictable, to the point of being difficult. Companies that have built projects in the city, or who want to, describe a market beset by financial obstacles, administrative hurdles and, as a result, a yearslong paucity of new construction – even as cranes have seemingly dominated the skyline in Boston.
City officials say a plan to bring 200 luxury apartments and 30,000 square feet of commercial space to vacant land at 45 Division St. is the big score the downtown has been waiting for.
Residents are encouraged to report potholes to the Mayor’s Office by calling 401-421-2489 or through the ProvConnex website and mobile app. Reports help City find areas that need prioritization and inform the prioritization process.
Parcel 15: Francis Street Parcels – Presentation of revised plans for a temporary parking lot on the site.
The 30th Annual Rhode Island Statewide Preservation Conference will take place in Glocester and throughout the region on Saturday, April 25. Organized by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (RIHPHC), the conference considers the theme of “Sticks and Stones”: historic rural landscapes and the long-term impact of changes on the land. The sticks […]
City Plan Commission Meeting – Tuesday, March 17, 2015 – 4:45pm – 444 Westminster Street, First Floor
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – March 18, 2015 – 4:45pm – 444 Westminster Street, First Floor
Housing, Chattanooga, Baseball, tolls, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Food trucks, parklets, pop-up snow playgrounds, experimental bike lanes… How can we use quick, creative, inexpensive urban interventions to make our city more livable? Come socialize with CNU New England and learn about tactical urbanism approaches from around the region.
A Cranston woman was sent to the hospital after being struck by a car that slid down an icy hill.
Downtown Design Review Committee – Monday, March 9, 2015 – 4:45pm – Department of Planning and Development, 1st Floor Conference Room 444 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903