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WPRI: Police searching for Acura sedan in Warwick hit-and-run

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Police continue to investigate a hit-and-run in Warwick that landed a man in the hospital Wednesday night. According to city police, the pedestrian was crossing Post Road near the Walmart just before 9 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound, which then drove off. Police said he was not in a crosswalk at the time. The 32-year-old …

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Providence Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – January 17, 2018

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Agenda Roll Call Approval of December 2017 Meeting Minutes (For Action) Approval of 2018 Meeting Schedule (For Action) Update from Public Works staff on the Capital Improvement Program (For Discussion) — As part of the City’s Capital Improvement Program, the City of Providence Department of Public Works is in the process of quantitatively evaluating all streets and sidewalks throughout the …

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WPRI: Pedestrian killed, another survives, after being hit by Jeep in West Greenwich

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Police are investigating a pedestrian crash that left one man dead and another hurt. Police said it happened last Tuesday as the men tried to cross Victory Highway (Route 102) about 4:40 p.m. Officers said the weather was rainy, it was dark outside, and the victims were wearing dark clothing. Also, Victory Highway has no sidewalks or crosswalks, so it …

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ProJo: Long-awaited pedestrian bridge taking shape over Providence River

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Photo from RIDOT’s Facebook page The bridge is expected to be completed by the end of October 2018, said Charles St. Martin, spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, the agency in charge of the $16.97-million project. […] The pedestrian bridge now being built on the piers that once carried the highway will eventually connect a nearly 5-acre park on …

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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, …