We believe that as proposed, these plans do little to increase access to all users; moreover, the decision to start this work at James Street even as the I-195 Commission has issued specific developer criteria for that stretch of road and riverfront is unfortunate in the extreme. It demonstrates yet again a failure to implement both the city’s and the state’s goals for complete streets and integrated transportation into the actual operations of their agencies.
The Providence Journal reports on plans to move two bus shelters at Kennedy Plaza.
Participating businesses are eligible to receive reimbursements for 50-percent of eligible storefront costs, up to $10,000. The city’s Department of Economic Development will assist small businesses that wish to make changes to their exterior storefronts, including awnings, signage, windows, doors, permanent landscaping, and façade improvements. The program is open to small businesses with 18 or fewer full-time employees.
City Plan Commission reviews Re: Zoning Providence, Manton development, and a West End lot rezoning at their February 25th meeting.
Not so temporary parking, LED sign billboards, and more on the Zoning Board of Review agenda, March 3, 2014.
The Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission will discuss issues related to South Main Street at their meeting on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.
Teespring will be featured at Providence Geeks on Wednesday, February 19th at AS220.
[Boston] Deputy Mayor Henry Scagnoli (seated at right) and unidentified men with jaywalking sign
Providence Children’s Museum is the BEST place for school vacation fun! The Museum is open during vacation, Monday, February 17 – Friday, February 21, from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, with special activities all week long
More snow, more parking bans and don’t forget to shovel your sidewalks.
Providence Mayoral Candidate Jorge Elorza releases a statement about busing provided for the City’s students.
Mayor Taveras delivered his final State of the City Address Tuesday night at Providence City Hall.
WPRI reports on efforts to jumpstart the redevelopment of the Superman Building.
The State has received bids to renovate the historic Cranston Street Armory into state offices.
Capital Center Commission to review lights at the State House parking lot, other items at their February 12th meeting.
Providence snow. Parking ban at midnight, no school or trash/recycling collection on February 5th.
The 195 Redevelopment District Commission will be meeting February 3, 2014 at 5pm.