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Kennedy Plaza/Downtown Transit Connector Public Meeting – May 9, 2017

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Please join the City of Providence and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority for an update on the Downtown Transit Connector (DTC) – a planned, high-frequency transit corridor in downtown Providence – and an opportunity to provide further input on the redesign of Kennedy Plaza. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at the Joseph Doorley Municipal Building (first floor), 444 Westminster Street, Providence.

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6/10 Connector Public Workshop – August 30, 2016

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The City of Providence is launching a public process to bring community members and decision-makers together to craft a design proposal for the 6-10 Connector, a portion of state highway that runs through numerous Providence neighborhoods including Olneyville, West End, Federal Hill, Silver Lake, Hartford, Valley, and Smith Hill.

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City of Providence Draft Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) Submission Public Hearing – Today, January 4, 2016

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On Monday, January 4, 2016 at 5:30pm, the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development will host a public hearing allowing the general public an opportunity to comment on the municipality’s full Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) submission for federal fiscal years (FFY) 2017 – 2025.

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Providence appoints new Planning and Urban Development Director

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From the Mayor’s Office: Mayor Taveras Names Rubén Flores-Marzán Planning and Urban Development Director State Planning Director for Puerto Rico brings visionary leadership to Providence development PROVIDENCE, RI – Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has named Rubén Flores-Marzán to the position of Planning and Urban Development Director to lead the City’s Planning Department. “I am very pleased to announce Rubén Flores-Marzán …

Transportation Corridors to Livable Communities Project Community Meeting, May 30th

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Photo (cc) Trisha Crabb Community Meeting – Transportation Corridors to Livable Communities Project – Broad Street and Elmwood Avenue The City of Providence and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) invite you to share your thoughts on the future of Broad Street and Elmwood Avenue. Southside Cultural Center, 393 Broad Street (formerly Trinity Community Theater) Wednesday, May 30, 2012 …

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Robert Azar named Acting Director of Providence Planning Department

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Thom Deller recently left his long standing post as Director of Planning and Development for the City of Providence to become the Economic Director for Hartford, Connecticut. Today, the Mayor appointed Bob Azar as the Acting Director while the City conducts a nationwide search for a permanent director: Mayor Taveras Names Robert E. Azar Acting Director of Department of Planning …

Planning Department all a-Twitter

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For those of you not down with Twitter, I thought I’d share some of the tweets coming out of the Planning Department this morning: ProvPlanning Stay tuned: Mayor is expected to announce the winning design for the Providence River Pedestrian Bridge on Tuesday morning. (!!!) ProvPlanning We will also be revealing the names of all 11 design teams from the …