A proposal for automobile-centric buildings in Olneyville Square sets back the efforts to rehabilitate it into a place that caters to the area’s large population of car-free residents.
My good friend Christine Malecki West has launched a new site for us to submit and collect our visions for what should develop on the 195 Land, 195Hopes.com. Christine describes the project below: Roger Williams knew “This is the Place” when he founded Providence in 1636. The website 195Hopes.com collects photos and descriptions of places that people feel are special …
Fighting for public transit, reinventing the mall, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Select Bus, Americas bad roads, urban retail, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Poverty in the suburbs, pedestrian safety in Chicago, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Tallahassee reboots its bus system, responding to the “War on Cars,” and more in today’s News & Notes.
Should high-speed rail focus on the northeast? [2nd Ave. Sagas] During [New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s] testimony last week, the mayor criticized the government’s current investment plan. With projects in Florida, California and the Midwest garnering headlines, the Northeast Corridor has taken a backseat in Washington with only one percent of federal HSR funds coming our way. “That simply …