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Providence Announces Downtown Enhanced Transit Corridor

RIPTA, the Providence Department of Planning and Development, Mayor Elorza, Governor Raimondo, and the State’s Congressional Delegation today announced an enhanced transit corridor through the capital city’s downtown. The corridor will feature RIPTA buses running on a 1.4 mile route between Providence Station and the Hospitals with 4-5 minute headways.

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Proposed building at 169 Canal Street

The 10-story building would contain 144 studio and one-bedroom apartments with ground floor retail. It appears to be targeting the student market. As far as I can tell, the plan is for no on-site parking with ample bike parking provided within the building.

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Providence State of the City Address

Image from the Mayor’s Office Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza delivered his State of the City address in the City Council Chambers yesterday evening. Below is the text of the address as released by the Mayor’s Office: Mayor Jorge O. Elorza 2016 State of the City Address Leading the Providence Resurgence Tuesday, February 9, 2016 (Prepared […]

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111 Fountain Street hotel proposal

The Procaccianti Group is planning to raze the Fogarty Building at 111 Fountain Street to build a new extended stay hotel. Information below is from their submission to the Downtown Design Review Committee (DRC).

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Providence Geeks – February 10, 2016

Since its founding in 2012, North Kingstown-based Focal Upright has been shaking up the office furniture industry with its super innovative, funky, and — most importantly — ergonomic designs. In fact, just last week, Focal was recognized with a GOOD DESIGN Award — the most prestigious award of its kind.

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