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Governor O’Malley and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown announces improvement to Marc train Red Line by Brian K. Slack at Baltimore, MD. Photo (cc) Maryland Gov Pics. The Baltimore Sun: O’Malley to announce $1.5 billion for Baltimore-area transportation projects Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to announce $1.5 billion in new state funding for the Baltimore Red Line and more than a dozen …

The Providence Public un-Safety Complex

In Government, Snow by Jef Nickerson14 Comments

I saw this from one of my Facebook friends and headed by to see for myself on the way home from work today. Snow plowed from the fire truck garage at the Public Safety Complex onto the sidewalks: Snow piled on the sidewalk at the cruiser parking lot entrance at the Public Safety Complex, sidewalk beyond untouched covered with snow: …

Clearing snow from sidewalks

In Government, Snow, Transportation by Jef Nickerson15 Comments

As I impatiently wait for the first real snowfall of the season, let’s take a minute to talk about removing snow from sidewalks, my favorite topic here on Greater City: Providence. Back in February, the City Council updated the snow removal regulations, I was somewhat non-plussed by their action. My issues with the update were two; the DPW was given …