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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © GoProvidenceRI Photo © lddana51two

News & Notes

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Should high-speed rail focus on the northeast? [2nd Ave. Sagas] During [New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s] testimony last week, the mayor criticized the government’s current investment plan. With projects in Florida, California and the Midwest garnering headlines, the Northeast Corridor has taken a backseat in Washington with only one percent of federal HSR funds coming our way. “That simply …

REBOOT: Olneyville Square

In 6/10, Reboot, Transportation by Jef Nickerson25 Comments

Click image to enlarge [box style=”red”]REBOOT is an occasional series of posts on GC:PVD where we identify areas of the city that display poor urbanism and propose ways to improve them. Our interventions may be simple and quite easily realized, or they may at times be grand and possibly take years or decades to complete. Either way, we hope they …

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Mass. Senate approves bill licensing 3 casinos [ProJo] The bill includes an ammendment allowing Fall River to develop a casino on 300 acres of land at the northern edge of the city. Here in Rhode Island, Gordon Fox is making noise about calling back the Assembly to override the Governor’s veto of a casino ballot question. Ximedica to expand HQ …