Wickford Junction Station

In Transportation by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

Photo (cc) EdKopp4 Update Reports from the Wickford Junction Station groundbreaking state that the FTA announced that they have just authorized the release of nearly $2M in federal funds to RIDOT for preliminary engineering of a proposed MBTA commuter rail stop in Pawtucket. WPRI has all the commuter rail details from the groundbreaking today of the Wickford Junction Station. The …

News & Notes

In News & Notes by Greater City Providence1 Comment

Washington, DC expands bike sharing program [Good] U.S. Sec. of Transportation Ray LaHood turned transportation policy on its head with a declaration that pedestrians and cyclists should be treated as equals with drivers. That means federal dollars for more projects geared toward walking and cycling. [NPR] Emergency transit funding bill introduced by Senator Jack Reed and others [Transportation For America] …