The Rhode Island General Assembly is considering a bill to allow the MBTA’s farecard, the Charlie Card, to work on RIPTA.
So what does everything think about this bid, how can Providence capitalize on it?
The J.C. Penney store at the Providence Place Mall is among a number of underperforming stores that the company is closing across the country, according to media reports.
A meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Design Review Committee will be held at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, 315 Iron Horse Way, Providence, Rhode Island, on MONDAY, January 12, 2015, beginning at 11am, for the following purposes
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – January 21, 2015, 4:30 PM – 444 Westminster Street, First Floor
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.
Downtown Design Review Committee – Monday, January 12, 2015 – 4:45pm – Department of Planning and Development, 1st Floor Conference Room 444 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903
“My parents came to this country to work in our factories and to strive for a better life. They chose Providence because this city offered the promise of steady work and it was a tolerant community that would embrace and welcome them. They came to work hard, and they made sacrifice upon sacrifice to build […]
Jorge O. Elorza was sworn in at 12 a.m. today as Providence’s 38th Mayor. The private ceremony, which marked the official transition of power in the City of Providence, was held at Mayor Elorza’s home with family and friends. Probate Court Judge John E. Martinelli administered the oath of office.
The plan would create a four-story, 300,000-square-foot building with modern efficiencies, suitable for retail, office and residential space, according to Mayor Scott Avedisian. The mill’s cast iron stairs, doors and bricks will be incorporated into a new structure.
The Downtown Improvement District installed a new bike corral today on Eddy Street, like literally, on the street. Is this the first time an on-street bike corral has been installed in Providence?
East Bay, City Hall, waterfront, and more in today’s GC: Photos.
Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun! The Museum is open during vacation, Friday, December 26 – Friday, January 2, from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Families explore Water Ways, an imaginative new water play environment, and join special activities all week long:
Land value tax in Bridgeport, pedestrian safety, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Bristol-based Roger Williams University is planning to renovate and lease One Empire Plaza, more than doubling its presence downtown for adult learners when it opens in May of 2016.
The City of Providence today announced upcoming changes to the traffic pattern on Exchange Terrace. Beginning Monday morning, December 22, Exchange Terrace (East Approach to Exchange Street) will be changed to accommodate 2-way traffic. The remainder of Exchange Terrace will allow two-way traffic later in 2015 when improvements to Emmitt Square are completed.
Private sector leaders gathered with federal, state and municipal officials in a ceremony Monday to kick off renovations to the Jewelry District’s South Street Power Station, popularly known as the Dynamo House.
This month at Aurora, enjoy thought provoking and inspiring short films showing how innovative cities around the world are creating livable streets and neighborhoods. What can Providence learn from these successes? The evening includes a brief open discussion after each video, plus free popcorn!