CNU New England is holding their 2018 Urbanism Summit, CITY LEARNING: How Our Cities and Towns Learn From Each Other, on March 30th at District Hall in Boston.
The Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission will review streets that are part of the Capital Improvement Program and locations for proposed Bike Share stations at their March 22nd meeting.
WJAR reports: Traffic signals, crosswalks and reducing the speed limit are among the safety improvements that will be made to Route 102 in West Greenwich after two pedestrians were recently killed while crossing the busy state road.
The Providence City Council passed a ban on sing-use plastic bags last night. The ordinance will take effect in 1-year to give retailers and consumers time to prepare and adapt.
The City Plan Commission will consider changes to Brown University’s Master Plan in relation to a proposed performing arts center and proposed student living and wellness building and the use of dryvit in locations downtown at their meeting on April 2nd.
The Providence Journal reports on efforts by the Fain Organization to build an up to 470 foot tower on the 195 Land. Approvals are needed by the City Council and General Assembly.
WPRI reports: One person was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle early Monday morning. The crash occurred just after midnight near the intersection of Dean Street and Broadway.
Edge College Hill II – Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – March 27, 2018View Post
By design, cameras can only nab vehicles traveling 11 or more miles per hour above the limit. Yet the expectation that people should almost follow traffic laws — almost! — is just too much to bear.
New Commission member, dredging of the Basin and Providence River, State House Lighting, Intermodal Center, and more on the March 28th agenda of the Capital Center Commission.
In the two years since our last Power of Place Summit, Rhode Island has experienced some very positive developments. Our economy is stronger, cranes are once again on the downtown skyline, our quality of place is the subject of numerous magazine articles and new companies and industries are choosing our state as a place to locate, create jobs and grow.
Registration is open for Encuentro 2018, a national conference on Latino heritage and historic preservation, planned for Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28. This groundbreaking event is organized by Latinos in Heritage Conservation, Rhode Island Latino Arts, and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. Encuentro is the 33rd Annual R.I. Statewide Historic Preservation Conference and LHC’s 3rd National Convening. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the Commission.
Community Meetings scheduled about upcoming Providence Bike-Share systemView Post
There has been an alarming number of crashes involving pedestrians in the last few weeks; including in Providence, Dartmouth, Taunton, and West Greenwich.
A proposal for an 11-story building at 131 Canal Street is on the agenda for the March 12th Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting.
Police continue to investigate a hit-and-run in Warwick that landed a man in the hospital Wednesday night. According to city police, the pedestrian was crossing Post Road near the Walmart just before 9 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound, which then drove off. Police said he was not in a crosswalk at the time. The 32-year-old …
The DTC will run from Rhode Island Hospital to the Providence Train Station and will include enhanced bus shelters with attractive passenger amenities such as seating and digital displays showing real time bus arrival data and other information. These new shelters will complement the City’s broader long-term vision for this area and its plan to convert Washington Street into a two-way, bus-only, transit way. The DTC stop at the Providence Train Station will be integrated into the State’s proposal to construct a new intermodal center there in order to better connect MBTA/Amtrak trains with local transit services.
Zoning change, street abandonment, Land Development, and more up for consideration at the February 20th City Plan Commission Meeting.