Rhode Works says nothing about any transit goals, RIPTA operating deficits, overcrowded buses, the bus hub money the voters approved, the need for more shelters, bus stop snow removal, speeding up more routes with green light extenders, the Pawtucket train station, the streetcar, or promise even a mile of bike paths.
Join CNU New England for a discussion of the Providence Streetcar project as well as insights from world-class transit systems. Our conversation will explore the potential impacts to Providence, the unique opportunities and challenges for streetcars in New England’s towns and cities, and lessons learned from cities across the world.
Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio expects to submit legislation Thursday that would establish state control over the taxes to be paid on former Route 195 highway parcels in the capital city, creating a 20-year tax-stabilization agreement for private developers and removing the city’s control over what taxes would be paid.
Encased on two sides by scaffolding, Grace Episcopal Church is undergoing a nearly $800,000 exterior renovation that will clean and restore its stonework.
For 20 years, PPS has culled the annual Ten Most Endangered Properties with the help of concerned neighbors, advocates and preservationists. Each year, these properties have been captured visually by the photography of local artists, helping to tell the stories of these important sites.
WaterFire will have a basin lighting on Friday, May 29th – Sunset: 8:12 pm
Two private developers – Wexford Science & Technology LLC and CV Properties LLC – submitted a proposal last week to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission seeking approval for a million-square-foot-plus multi-use project on parcel 22 and parcel 25 of the vacant former highway land, WPRI.com confirmed Wednesday.
WaterFire will have a full lighting on Saturday, May 23rd – Sunset: 8:06 pm
At a press conference yesterday, Mayor Elorza announced some of the performers that will be part of the 1st Annual Providence International Arts Festival, June 11-14, 2015. Below is a long press release from the Mayor’s Office. Also find information at pvdfestival.com: The Providence International Arts Festival Extensive Artist Roster Announced Mayor Elorza Announces Artist […]
Capital Center Commission to continue to review safety improvements to Francis Street at their May 19th Design Review Committee meeting.
A meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission will be held at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, 315 Iron Horse Way, Providence, Rhode Island, on MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015, beginning at 5 P.M., for the following purposes.
City Plan Commission Meeting – Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – 4:45pm – 444 Westminster Street, First Floor
Because we all know what a sure bet big box stores have been over the last decade.
PawSox owners to present stadium plan to the Jewelry District Association.
With spring in the air, the City of Providence and the RI Bicycle Coalition invite you to celebrate Bike to Work Day as part of National Bike Month.
WaterFire will have a partial lighting on Saturday, May 16th – Sunset: 7:59 pm
Developers break ground on Providence surface parking lot
Traffic lights, lane widths, tolls, and more in today’s News & Notes.