Pledging Action, Mayor Taveras Outlines Plan to Grow Providence’s Economy – ‘Putting Providence Back to Work’ report presents roadmap to improve the business climate, infrastructure and human capital in Rhode Island’s Capital City
Bay Bridge lights, baby boom housing crash, the two Amtraks and more in today’s News & Notes.
As I look for a campus to get my graduate degree, a surprising factor weighs into my decision: How much am I going to pay for parking? As a non-driver, Rhode Island College may end up charging me the most of all.
Newsmakers 2/28: Housing crisis with Mayor Angel Taveras
Mayor Angel Taveras 2013 State of the City Address Providence Is Recovering Tuesday, January 29, 2013 • (as prepared for delivery) Photo of the Mayor delivering the State of the City from the Mayor’s Office. Governor, Mr. President, honorable members of the Providence City Council, distinguished guests, and my fellow residents of our great Capital City – One year ago …
WPRI’s Ted Nesi speaks with Urbanophile’s Aaron Renn about the Providence metro area and economy on this week’s Executive Suite.
A recent arrivals impressions of Providence, taxing parking lots, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from November 20th 2012 meeting – for action Approval of minutes from December 18th 2012 meeting – for action Director’s Report Major Land Development Project 1. Case No. 12-011 MA – 257 Thayer Street (Final Plan Approval) – The CPC approved the preliminary plan to construct a four story mixed …
It is that time of year for us to take a look back and What Cheer the good and What Jeer the bad.
Wetlands as hurricane protection, two-tiered property taxes, and more in today’s News & Notes.
The fiscal cliff would have profound and draconian consequences for the City of Providence. If we go over the cliff, federal support for 21st Century Community Learning Centers will be cut by 20 percent which could force Providence to close up to four after-school programs that serve our highest-poverty neighborhoods.
This letter was sent to the Providence College campus by college president Rev. Brian J. Shanley regarding the college’s agreement with the City to acquire public streets in exchange for payments in lieu of taxes
Photo (cc) Marcin Wichary After Brown University and then RISD made agreements with the City to acquire parts of public streets for private parking in exchange for increased payments in lieu of taxes; GoLocal Providence reports that the City will make an annoucement tomorrow that Providence College has now made a similar agreement. So all this begs the question, if …
Aerial trams, Obama’s infrastructure plan, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Cheaper greener Veterans Homes, preventing bus bunching, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Safety benefits of bike infrastructure, sharing municipal services, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Smart Growth America: Smart Growth Stories: Emerick Corsi on driving growth with transit Many people recognize Forest City Enterprises as one of the biggest real estate companies in the nation, with a multi-billion dollar portfolio that spans coast to coast and a spot on the New York Stock Exchange. What’s less well known is that Forest City also happens to …
The project to redevelop the Teste Block, old Providence Gas Building, and Narragansett Hotel Garage now has a website, ProvidenceG.com. The site currently is simply a placeholder with an email link for information about leasing and a short marketing blurb: The ProvidenceG is a new development of one of the city’s most iconic historic buildings. Luxury apartment rentals are complimented …