Planning Department all a-Twitter

In Government by Jef Nickerson2 Comments

For those of you not down with Twitter, I thought I’d share some of the tweets coming out of the Planning Department this morning: ProvPlanning Stay tuned: Mayor is expected to announce the winning design for the Providence River Pedestrian Bridge on Tuesday morning. (!!!) ProvPlanning We will also be revealing the names of all 11 design teams from the …

City Plan Commission Meeting, Dec. 14

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Notice of Regular Meeting Tuesday, December 14, 2010 – 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development 4th Floor Auditorium 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 OPENING SESSION Call to Order Roll Call Approval of meeting minutes from November 16th, 2010 – for action Approval of the CPC meeting schedule for the 2011 calendar year – for action PROVIDENCE TOMORROW 1. Downtown …

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Downcity Design Review Committee Meeting – December 13, 2010

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Notice of Regular Meeting • Monday, December 13, 2010 – 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Conference Room 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Meeting Minutes of September 13, 2010 and October 18, 2010 Acceptance of the DRC 2011 Monthly Meeting Schedule New Business 1. DRC Application No. 10.19, …

Core Connector Study Meeting, Dec. 9

In Metro Transit Study, Transportation by Greater City Providence12 Comments

Providence Core Connector Study December Public Forum Three potential route options are now being reviewed to identify relative strengths, weaknesses, costs and benefits. The results will be presented at an upcoming public forum: Thursday, December 9th Providence Central Library 150 Empire Street, 3rd floor Providence, RI 5pm to 7pm Interactive Map of three potential routes. Project Overview [.pdf]

Peter Brassard: RIPTA presents its Vision for the Future of Transit in Rhode Island

In Reader Submissions, RIPTA, Transportation by Peter Brassard3 Comments

Greater City: Providence reader Peter Brassard attended RIPTA’s 5-year plan community meeting yesterday. Here are is what he learned. The Coalition for Transportation Choices (CTC) and the Transit 2020 Action Committee hosted Tuesday’s Community Briefing for RIPTA’s 5-year Strategic Plan at URI’s Janice Paff Auditorium in Providence. Mark Therrien, RIPTA Assistant General Manager explained that RIPTA’s philosophy has made a …

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Peter Brassard: The Core Connector system should connect more than just Downtown

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This post was submitted Greater City: Providence reader Peter Brassard. If you’ve written something you’d like us to consider posting, please contact us and let us know. Providence’s Core Connector transit system should be based on its ability to interconnect the city’s Occupation Districts and cultural venues, not just to Downtown and parts of the East Side and South Providence. …

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Downcity Design Review Committee – November 8, 2010

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Notice Of Regular Meeting • Monday November 8, 2010 – 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Conference Room 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Meeting Minutes of September 13, 2010 and October 18, 2010 New Business 1. DRC Application No. 10.19, Kennedy Plaza Proposal by the Rhode Island Public …

CHNA Core Connector Study Meeting (Nov. 15)

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Rendering by Ron Henderson / L+A Landscape Architecture | Click image to enlarge The College Hill Neighborhood Association is having a meeting on the Core Connector (aka Streetcar) Study, see below: To all Neighborhood Associations, Community Groups and Providence Residents: We invite you to the next… CORE CONNECTOR STUDY MEETING Providence Core Connector Study Meeting Monday, November 15th 6:30 – …