Ocean Policy Task Force Public Meeting

In Environment by Matthew CoolidgeLeave a Comment

flickr photo submitted by closingatnever According to a White House Press Release, The Obama Administration plans to hold an Ocean Policy Task Force public meeting in Providence, RI, on September 24, 2009. The Task Force is charged with developing a recommendation for a national policy that ensures protection, maintenance, and restoration of oceans, our coasts and the Great Lakes. It …

GC: Photos – closingatnever

In GC: Photos by Greater City ProvidenceLeave a Comment

Still catching up with submissions to our Flickr Group, this time from closingatnever. Cold Water District, Bath St, Smith Hill area | Photo © closingatnever from Flickr The bay near Save The Bay | Photo © closingatnever from Flickr Escalator at the Westin | Photo © closingatnever from Flickr If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group …

You can get there from here?

In RIPTA, Transportation by Jef Nickerson4 Comments

Could the Providence-Newport Ferry rise from the dead and return to service this summer? RIPTA is hoping to make it work. As the Journal reports, RIPTA has issued two RFPs. One asks ferry companies to bid for a no-subsidy service. Likely this would be fewer trips and a shorter season than we are used to. The other RFP asks ferry …