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.
On Tuesday, February 7th at 6PM, the City and RIDOT will hold a public information session for the 6-10 Interchange
The 6-10 Connector is an aging highway that cuts through several Providence neighborhoods and is slated for immediate replacement. Similar to the I-195 relocation, this is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest wisely, reconnect neighborhoods, and improve our city.
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.
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.
From 2007-2012, the Department of Planning and Development conducted extensive community outreach as part of the Providence Tomorrow neighborhood planning process. The neighborhood action plans were an important result of that process.
The City of Providence is soliciting creative designs for a lighting installation that would activate and enhance the safety and visual appeal of the Eddy Street underpass.
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, which Pryor leads as commerce secretary, last Friday began the search for a consultant to help devise a real-estate development strategy for the land opened by the highway relocation project.
The Community Development Division will be gathering the input from these meetings and using it to shape future spending and project priorities and to update the City’s Consolidated Plan – which guides the city’s spending on housing and community development.
Mayor Angel Taveras will introduce the City of Providence’s proposed new Zoning Ordinance at a public, Wednesday, June 11 at 6 p.m.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …