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Capital Center Commission Meeting – April 13, 2016

Request for approval of Phases 2 and 3 of the proposed improvement plan for sidewalk and landscape modifications along the mall’s frontage on Francis Street, and proposed changes to the former JC Penny building façade (south elevation) and Park Street and Hayes Street garage entrances.

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New Hosting, Finally

After much down time and annoyance from our prior webhosting provider over the last weeks, I’ve moved the site to a new host. I’ve already noticed it is more speedy, and not crashing all the times (knock-on-wood), I hope you’re all finding it the same.

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PVDfest to Return, June 2-5, 2016

From the Mayor’s Office: Signature Event in “America’s Coolest City” Returns for Second Year Rebranded and expanded, PVDFest will bring four days of art, music, and to the streets of Providence, June 2-5, 2016 Providence, RI – City of Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and Founding Creative Partner […]

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PVD: Personality. Vitality. Distinction.

The historic streets of Rhode Island’s capital city have never seen so much life. Here you’ll discover a lively mix of arts, culture, eats, and unique charm. Bragging rights that include “America’s Best Small City,” “America’s Coolest City,” “Top 10 Best Downtowns,” and “Top City Overall” make PVD an exceptional place to live, work, and […]

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Mayor Elorza signs executive order giving more planning input to Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced an effort to revamp the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission (BPAC) by signing an executive order granting the commission more say over where bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure investments, such as crosswalks and bike lanes, are implemented and how they are designed.

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Providence Announces Downtown Enhanced Transit Corridor

RIPTA, the Providence Department of Planning and Development, Mayor Elorza, Governor Raimondo, and the State’s Congressional Delegation today announced an enhanced transit corridor through the capital city’s downtown. The corridor will feature RIPTA buses running on a 1.4 mile route between Providence Station and the Hospitals with 4-5 minute headways.

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