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Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – August 15, 2018

[alert type=”muted” heading=”Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting”]Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 4:45 PM
Doorley Municipal Building
444 Westminster Street, First Floor
Providence, RI 02903
Agenda [/alert]

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  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of June 20, 2018 Meeting Minutes (For Action)
  3. Overview of Commission Review Procedure (For Discussion)
  4. Capital Improvement Program Contracts 2 & 3 30% Review – Downtown, Fox Point, Wayland, College Hill, Hope, Mount Hope, Blackstone, West End, Federal Hill, Elmwood – Wards 1, 2, 3, 8, 11, 12, 13 (For Action) — The City of Providence Department of Public Works seeks comments from the BPAC regarding design plans for Contracts 2 & 3 of the City’s Capital Improvement Program. These repaving projects were selected based on pavement condition and geographic diversity.
  5. Empire, Chestnut, and Richmond Streets – Downtown – Ward 1 (For Action) — The City of Providence Department of Planning and Development seeks comments from the BPAC regarding conceptual plans for bicycle facilities on Empire, Chestnut, and Richmond streets in Downtown. This will be a conceptual level review of the project and will be the first of two reviews before the Commission.
  6. Dean Street and Pleasant Valley Parkway Bicycle Facilities – Valley, Smith Hill, Elmhurst – Wards 12 & 13 (For Action) — The City seeks comments from the BPAC regarding possible bicycle and pedestrian improvements to the corridor between Atwells Avenue and Smith Street made up of Dean Street and Pleasant Valley Parkway. This will be a conceptual level review of the project and will be the first of two reviews before the Commission.
  7. Announcements and Staff Updates (For Discussion)
  8. Adjournment

[alert type=”warning”]Full Disclosure: I am a member of this Commission.[/alert]

POSTPONED Greater Kennedy Plaza Improvement Project Update – August 16, 2018

[alert type=”danger”]The City has announced this meeting is being postponed. They will announce a new date for the meeting soon.[/alert]

From the City of Department of Planning & Development:

[alert type=”muted” heading=”Greater Kennedy Plaza Improvement Project Update”]Thursday, August 16, 2018
5:30pm-6:30pm

Joseph A. Doorley Jr. Municipal Building
444 Westminster Street[/alert]

Please join the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development and RIPTA to review the latest plans for improvements to Greater Kennedy Plaza. These improvements are the result of a community-led vision that began in 2017.

Event information on Facebook.

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Providence Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Commission Meeting – March 28, 2017

[alert type=”muted” heading=”Providence Pedestrian & Bicycle Advisory Commission Meeting”]March 28, 2018 – 4:45 PM
Doorley Municipal Building, 444 Westminster Street, First Floor, Providence, RI 02903[/alert]

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  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of February 22, 2018 Meeting Minutes (For Action)
  3. Overview of Commission Review Procedure (For Discussion)
  4. Capital Improvement Program Contracts 2 & 3 Conceptual Review – Downtown, Fox Point, Wayland, College Hill, Hope, Mount Hope, Blackstone, West End, Federal Hill, Elmwood – Wards 1, 2, 3, 8, 11, 12, 13 (For Action) — The City of Providence Department of Public Works seeks comments from the BPAC regarding conceptual plans for Contracts 2 & 3 of the City’s Capital Improvement Program. These repaving projects were selected based on pavement condition and geographic diversity.
  5. Douglas Avenue Restriping Preliminary Plan Review – Smith Hill, Wanskuck – Wards 4, 12, 14 (For Action) — The City of Providence Department of Public Works seeks comments from the BPAC regarding the potential restriping of Douglas Avenue.
  6. Kennedy Plaza Conceptual Plan Review – Downtown – Ward 1 (For Action) — The City of Providence Department of Planning and Development seeks comments from the BPAC regarding the conceptual plans for improvements within and surrounding Greater Kennedy Plaza.
  7. Announcements and Staff Updates (For Discussion)
  8. Adjournment

Agenda

[alert type=”warning”]Full Disclosure: I am a member of this Commission.[/alert]

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Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – November 15, 2017

[alert type=”info”]Two important items on the BPAC Agenda this week, Pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements to the Dean Street corridor and indentifying the best cycling corridors through downtown for future upgrades. If you can make it to the meeting please do![/alert]

[alert type=”muted”]Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – 4:45pm
Doorley Municipal Building, 444 Westminster Street, First Floor, Providence, RI 02903[/alert]

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  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of October 2017 Meeting Minutes (For Action)
  3. “Dean Street/Pleasant Valley Parkway/Oakland Street Corridor Discussion” – Federal Hill, Smith Hill, Valley, Elmhurst – Wards 12 and 13 (For Discussion) — The City seeks comments from the BPAC regarding possible bicycle and pedestrian improvements to the corridor between Atwells Avenue and Eaton Street known as Dean Street, Pleasant Valley Parkway, Raymond Street, and Oakland Ave. Such improvements would come back before the BPAC at least twice before construction.
  4. Downtown Bicycle Connections – Downtown – Wards 1 and 12 (For Discussion) — The City seeks comments from the BPAC regarding possible bicycle network connections throughout Downtown. Such improvements would come back before the BPAC at least twice before construction.
  5. Announcements and Staff Updates (For Discussion)
  6. Adjournment

[alert type=”muted”]Agenda [/alert]

[alert type=”warning”]Full Disclosure: I am a member of this commission.[/alert]

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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – October 18, 2017

[alert type=”muted”]Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission
October 18, 2017, 4:45 PM
Doorley Municipal Building, 444 Westminster Street, First Floor, Providence, RI 02903[/alert]

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  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of September 2017 Meeting Minutes (For Action)
  3. Canal Street Improvements – College Hill, Downtown – Ward 12 (For Action) — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has presented plans to the City for improvements to Canal Street between Smith Street and Washington Street. These plans resulted from the Canal Street Road Safety Assessment previously reviewed by the BPAC at its February 2017 meeting. The City seeks comments from the BPAC regarding these changes. This is the second time this project comes before the BPAC, and if approved, the improvements would be implemented in 2018.
  4. Downtown Transit Connector Public Hearing – Downtown, Upper South Providence – Wards 1, 11, and 12 (For Action) — The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority will present 30% designs for the Downtown Transit Connector project along Exchange Street, Washington Street, Dorrance Street, Dyer Street, and Eddy Street. Improvements include the conversion of some on-street parking to bus-only lanes. In addition to normal BPAC discussion, this will serve as a public hearing regarding the potential removal of parking from portions of the street. This is the second time this project comes before the BPAC, and if approved, the improvements would be implemented in 2018.
  5. Announcements and Staff Updates (For Discussion)
  6. Adjournment

[alert type=”muted”]Agenda [/alert]

[alert type=”warning”]Full Disclosure: I am a member of this Commission.[/alert]