DRC reviews incentives and bonuses for Edge College Hill 2.0 and restoration of the glass elevator at the Biltmore Hotel at their April 9th meeting.
Special meeting of the DRC on April 5th reviews Committee rules and litigation.
Providence in the running for Streetsblog’s ‘Parking Madness’ titleView Post
The 195 Commission reviews parks and the sale of Parcel 42 to the Fane Organization at their March 29th meeting.
The Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission reviews Contracts 1 & 2 of the Capital Improvement Program, possible bike lanes on Douglas Avenue, and plans for Kennedy Plaza at their March 28th meeting.
Construction ProgressView Post
City Walk Public Meeting – April 14, 2018View Post
The Valley Breeze reports: Companies interested in the city’s planned 150-acre transit hub range from residential and corporate developers to start-up manufacturers and light industrial companies.
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.