Ted Nesi interviews the 195 Commission’s Colin Kane and Jan Brodie on Executive Suite.
City to prepare TIF to help Providence Streetcar compete for TIGER VI funding.
195 Commission reviews a street abandonment, streetcar funding, and more at their March 17th meeting.
Resort casino planned for state line location in Fall River.
The 195 land is going to take many years to develop, we should stop thinking that it is a magic bullet to fix our economy.
Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – March 19, 2014
This is a mechanism wherein a person walking along a street must apply to cross another street. You are begging for permission.
Salon at the Providence Athenaeum: Providence Organizer Nate Storring, Brown University Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and American Studies Samuel Zipp, and others discuss Jane’s Walk, a nationwide celebration (held on 5/3 & 5/4) of the ideas and legacy of urbanist Jane Jacobs, getting people to explore their neighborhoods through free walking tours led by locals.
The cold weather is keeping the skating center open until March 23rd.
Kennedy Plaza, Turks Head, Brown, and more in today’s GC: Photos.
The CPC considers an amendment to RISD’s Master Plan, a street abandonment, and more at their March 18th meeting.
The Providence Journal reports on enhancements being made to Atwells Avenue for pedestrian safety.
DRC to review proposed work at the Turks Head Building at their March 10th meeting.
City launches private-public partnership to upgrade Olneyville’s Manton Heights housing.
In 2013, the Providence Redevelopment Agency dedicated $150,000 for the City’s first tactical urbanism program, PopUp Providence, to be allocated in $50,000 increments over a period of three years. For its inaugural year, the PRA coordinated with the City’s Planning Department and several community organizations to implement a variety of “demonstration” projects.
Obama’s transportation funding plan, sidewalk shoveling, and more in today’s News & Notes.
The City of Providence will hold a public meeting on March 4th to review the on-going re-zoning process.