Ride on the Interlink

In Transportation by Jef Nickerson2 Comments

Yesterday I decided to return my rental car early to the airport, rather than today to Dorrance Street (glad I did). So after dropping off the car, I took a ride on the Interlink: The rental car area is like an airport check in. It looks quite nice actually. I actually walked most of the way, but some people took …

For realz this time. Commuter rail to T.F. Green Dec. 6

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Photo (cc) Mr. Ducke It is not a trick, RIDOT issued a press release and everything. Commuter Rail service to T.F. Green starts on December 6th. Trains will depart from T.F. Green, inbound to Providence/South Station, at the following times: 6:13 a.m.; 6:52 a.m.; 7:15 a.m. – To Providence and South Station 6:27 p.m.; 7:36 p.m.; 7:51 p.m. – To …

…It says it does, but it really doesn’t

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Photo (cc) Eric Kilby So, I’ve been hearing from all around town that MBTA service to T.F. Green starts on Monday. There is even a schedule [.pdf] posted on the MBTA website. So I posted about it. Then PBN posted about it. Then I got an email from Ted Nesi. Ted tells me that the Governor’s spokeperson said, “no.” Service …

Commuter Rail service to T.F. Green starts…

In Transportation by Jef Nickerson4 Comments

Image from RIDOT No train service Monday, it was all in our imagination, and in a .pdf schedule released by the T. See all the details on the drama here. It is not the perfect schedule by far, but it is a start. Trains will begin running to the new station at T.F. Green on Monday. Weekday only service is …

InterLink to open October 27th

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Click Image to Enlarge (September 20, 2010) – The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) is pleased to announce Wednesday, October 27, 2010 as the opening day of the InterLink, the region’s new transportation hub. At this time, rental car companies will be fully operational in the garage. The customer service building will also be open along with the Skywalk connecting …

RIDOT announces preliminary Warwick rail schedule

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Photo © RIDOT With train service to the InterLink (aka the Intermodal Station) at T.F. Green Airport in October, RIDOT is busy planning the routes for the service. Good news, the schedule will include reverse commuting options. Reverse commuting means trains running in the opposite direction of the typical peak direction, in the morning for example, the peak direction would …

News & Notes

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Providence office vacancy rates rise [Providence Business News] Blue Cross move to new HQ opens up space downtown Providence Restaurant Weeks [GoProvidence] Safe passing in RI: Frank’s Law [Car-Free in PVD] FAA chooses runway plan for Green [ProJo] Subway on the Street [New York Magazine] The MTA has a simple, not very expensive ticket for improving how the city gets …

June InterLink Update

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The Intermodal Facility is 85% complete and on schedule for opening in Fall 2010. The project has officially been renamed the InterLink, a name demonstrative of its multi-modal connectivity. Students attending Rhode Island Colleges and Universities with concentrations in business, marketing and/or communications were invited to assist in branding the facility by submitting names and taglines for consideration. The winning …

T.F. Green Intermodal Facility, May Update

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This update was released earlier in the month, we are just getting around to posting it now though, oops! An aerial view of the Intermodal project. The Intermodal Facility is 78% complete and on schedule for opening in Fall 2010. Framing, painting, and other finish work is now the focus as well as final permitting inspections. Terminal End Improvements (TEI) …

T.F. Green “INTERLINK”

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Rhode Island Airport Corporation Unveils the Region’s Newest Transportation Connection “INTERLINK, Connecting you to New England” WARWICK, R.I. – The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) is pleased to unveil the name of the new Intermodal facility at T.F. Green Airport. The transportation hub will be known as the INTERLINK, a name illustrative of its multi-modal connectivity. Students attending Rhode Island …

RIDOT Intermodal Facility Photos

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RIDOT has some construction photos of the T.F. Green Intermodal Facility on their Flickr page: Check out RIDOT’s Flickr page for more photos. According to the Warwick Beacon, trains could start serving the terminal as soon as this fall. Photos © RIDOT

T.F. Green Intermodal Facility, April Update

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April Construction Update Construction of the Intermodal Facility is 78% complete and on schedule for opening in Fall 2010. Remaining work will focus on finishes such as framing, painting, etc. as well as final permitting inspections. Terminal End Improvements (TEI) At the TEI, all overhead hangers, ductwork and fan coil painting is complete. Metal ceiling panel erection is near complete …