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Edge College Hill 2, Take II

In Buildings by Jef Nickerson9 Comments

Edge College Hill 2 made a presentation to the Downtown Design Review Committee (DRC) on January 8th for a 15-story building at 131 Canal Street. They returned to DRC on February 12th with an 11-story design.

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Downtown Design Review Committee Meeting – August 7, 2017

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Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Meeting Minutes of June 12, 2017 and July 10, 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), Freestanding Signs, which …

View Post Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition: Reclaim our streets for people

In Bicycles, Pedestrians by Greater City Providence1 Comment

We believe that as proposed, these plans do little to increase access to all users; moreover, the decision to start this work at James Street even as the I-195 Commission has issued specific developer criteria for that stretch of road and riverfront is unfortunate in the extreme. It demonstrates yet again a failure to implement both the city’s and the state’s goals for complete streets and integrated transportation into the actual operations of their agencies.

I rebuilt North Main Street for you

In Bicycles, Pedestrians, Roads, Transportation by Jef Nickerson6 Comments

I rebuilt North Main Street and you can rebuilt it and other roads too. Streetmix is a new online app that let’s you custom build your own street with streetcars, bus lanes, bike lanes, and more. I made a quick measurement on Google Maps to figure out that North Main is about 94′ wide and filled in my infrastructure from …

GC: Photos

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A selection of photos readers have recently shared in our Flickr Group: Photo © provbenson2009 Photo © Armadillo Commander

Transportation Corridors to Livable Communities Project Community Meeting, May 14th

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Photo (cc) Trisha Crabb Community Meeting – Transportation Corridors to Livable Communities Project – North Main Street The City of Providence and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) invite you to share your thoughts on the future of North Main Street. Rochambeau Library, 708 Hope Street Monday, May 14th, 2012 – 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (Presentation at 6:00 …