Mayor Elorza today vetoed the proposed zoning change for Hope Point (aka Fane) tower. Below is the letter transmitted to the City Council with the veto.
In June, the Providence Department of Planning & Development hosted a demonstration day of the City Walk project on Broad Street. The one-day demonstration tested concepts and gathered community feedback.
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has determined it is feasible to add a path for pedestrians and bicyclists to the Newport, Jamestown-Verrazzano and Mount Hope bridges; the Sakonnet River Bridge already has such a path.
Video from RIDOT showing details of the new Pawtucket/Central Falls Commuter Rail Station and Bus which is currently under construction.
Providence Business News outlines the development happening in and around the 195 Land in the Jewelry District
The Providence City Plan Commission will discuss a minor subdivision to make way for a bike path in Olneyville and other matters at their November 13th meeting.
The BPAC will review plans for Kennedy Plaza, an extension of the Fountain Street bike lane, and conceptual plans for Park Street at their November 15th meeting.
The 195 Redevelopment District Commission will discuss development guidelines for Parcels 14, 27, 28, 37, 34, 35, and 41; the RIPTA DTC, and issues related to the Fane Tower at their November 14th meeting.
There will be a full lighting of WaterFire on Saturday, November 10th.
Rhode Island School of Design has started its first newly built residence hall in 30 years.
Below is a look at the various local news reports about the City Council hearing this week regarding the zoning change requested by The Fane Organization for the proposed Hope Point Tower.
Limes scooters arrived on the streets (sidewalks) of Providence today.
The City Plan Commission reviews proposals for new construction in Olneyville and Federal Hill and other items at their October 16th meeting.
Ruggerio vowed to introduce legislation next year “that removes some of the impediments to redeveloping the rest of our former highway land by granting more authority to the I-195 Commission, so the city doesn’t stand in the way of progress.”
Please join the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development and RIPTA to review the latest plans for improvements to Greater Kennedy Plaza. These improvements are the result of a community-led vision that began in 2017.
A regular meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission will be held at Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, 315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101, Providence, Rhode Island, on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018, beginning at 5:00 P.M.
There will be a basin lighting of WaterFire on Saturday, October 6th.
Come learn about improvements along San Souci Drive behind Olneyville Square.