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Downtown Transit Connector (DTC) Community Update – March 5, 2018

In RIPTA by Greater City Providence6 Comments

The DTC will run from Rhode Island Hospital to the Providence Train Station and will include enhanced bus shelters with attractive passenger amenities such as seating and digital displays showing real time bus arrival data and other information. These new shelters will complement the City’s broader long-term vision for this area and its plan to convert Washington Street into a two-way, bus-only, transit way. The DTC stop at the Providence Train Station will be integrated into the State’s proposal to construct a new intermodal center there in order to better connect MBTA/Amtrak trains with local transit services.

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PBN: I-195 commission sets purchase price for Parcel 42 at $3.2M, Hope Point Tower project to move ahead

In 195 Relocation Project, Buildings by Jef Nickerson8 Comments

This action moves this project further along, but it is far from a done deal. The zoning approvals need to be made to reconfigure the lot and allow the height to go way beyond what is allowed by zoning. As far as the zoning is concerned, the 195 Commission is supposed to consider the City’s zoning, but can override it…

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City Walk Community Meeting – November 28, 2017

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From the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development: Please join the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development for the first community meeting and visioning session for the City Walk Project. LEARN about the project SHARE your vision & ideas DISCOVER ways to stay involved INFLUENCE the final project The project will: improve safety for people driving, …

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I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Meeting – November 15, 2017

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Rendering of Kendall Hotel Group’s proposal for Parcel 1A along the Providence River. I. Public Session Welcoming remarks by Chairperson Davis. Approval of the Minutes of the Commission meeting held on October 16, 2017. Executive Director’s Report. Update and discussion on the proposed development by Waldorf Capital Management on Parcel 30; Vote to consider a reduction in the purchase price …

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Providence City Plan Commission Meeting – November 14, 2017

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Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from the October 17 2017 regular meeting – for action Director’s Report City Council Referral 1. Referral 3419 – Rezoning of 234 Bowen Street – The petitioner is requesting to rezone 234 Bowen Street from R-1 to I-2 – for action (AP 10 Lot 546, College Hill) 2. Referral 3420 …

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I-195 Redevelopment District Commission Meeting – September 26, 2017

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Rendering of proposed Parcel 1A hotel released in April 2017 I. Public Session Welcoming Remarks by Chairperson Azrack. Approval of the Minutes of the Commission Meeting Held on August 21, 2017. Executive Director’s Report. Report and Vote on the District’s Financial Audit by the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, Chief Financial Officer, Lisa Lasky and Commission Treasurer Elizabeth Huidekoper. Presentation on …

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Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – September 11, 2017

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Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Meeting Minutes of June 12, 2017, July 10, 2017 and August 7, 2017 New Business 1. DRC Application No. 17.12: 350 Eddy Street (South Street Landing) – Public Hearing – The subject of the hearing will be an application by the CV Properties LLC, requesting a waiver from Providence Zoning Ordinance Section 1607(E), …