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There’s no there there at the Greenway, Megabus to Cape Cod, porous streets in Philadelphia, and more in today’s News & Notes.

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A Fall River to Cape Cod regional bike route, Athens, Greece a city without suburbs, RIDOT rolls the ball on charging for highway sign ads over to the General Assembly, and more in today’s News & Notes.

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Reclaiming the center [The Boston Globe] Today, the principle behind revitalization efforts is to make downtowns not just shopping areas, but 24-hour neighborhoods with homes, offices, and entertainment venues where residents can shop, dine, and mix at movies and concerts. Such efforts helped transform downtown Providence, for example, into a thriving cultural center and business district with local artists, new …

Before Earl there was Bob

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The Cape Cod Times posted this old video from 1991* of Hurricane Bob and his aftermath. It brings back a lot of memories. The armies of utility workers that came from as far as Virginia and Québec. No power for 2 weeks. Downed trees everywhere. The sound of the wind. The miles of coastline littered with boats that broke free …