There has been an alarming number of crashes involving pedestrians in the last few weeks; including in Providence, Dartmouth, Taunton, and West Greenwich.
Train Station at T.F. Green Airport, photo from RIDOT Last week, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that, from July through the end of the year, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail service will be free for people traveling within the state. The intention of the pilot program is to attract new riders who, in theory, will then …
Providence 2016 4th of July Celebration starts at 4:30pm at India Point Park.
In wee-hours of Saturday morning, the Rhode Island General Assembly passed a bill to speed the construction of a parking garage in Providence, but failed to provide funding for a proposed commuter rail station in Pawtucket / Central Falls.
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Photo of snow piled onto the sidewalk along Westminster Street.
Alyssa Guzman was struck at about 8:30 a.m. on Monday in the area of Dorrance and Westminster streets. Providence police Sgt. Paul Zienowicz said Tuesday that the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run was a tan minivan but with unknown plates. Anyone who may have witnessed what happened should contact the Providence police, he said. – The Providence Journal
A little after 8 p.m., the girls, ages 14 and 17, were getting off a RIPTA bus in the area of Westminster and Knight streets, the police said. They ran across the street without looking and were hit by the car, described by the police as a dark Honda. – The Providence Journal
East Avenue near the Pawtucket/Providence line. I’m seeing a lot of bellyaching on social media about streets not being plowed yet. While, my street is showing signs of blacktop, I feel others pain, but. We got walloped with feet of snow drifting to amazing proportions. There are hundreds of thousands, probably millions of tons of snow that need to be …
I went out in the snow… for a minute. My goodness it is crazy out.
Photo © Paul Shelasky A photography exhibit documenting the removal of Route 195 begins later this month at Providence City Hall. Six Providence Photographers Capture Removal of I-195 I -195: A Photographic Excavation, an upcoming exhibit at Providence City Hall Gallery, July 26 – August 24th, presents the work of five Rhode Island and one Massachusetts photographer who documented the …
The Open Providence Commission for Transparency and Accountability first meeting today, at 5:30pm at Providence City Hall.
Flanked by mayors and town managers from around the state, Governor Lincoln Chafee unveiled a plan this afternoon for helping Rhode Island’s most fiscally troubled communities. He held up a copy of the Providence Journal - featuring headlines about Woonsocket’s cash crunch and Providence’s bond downgrade - to underscore the gravity of the situation. See also: WPRI: A roundup of …
Text from Mayor Taveras’ State of the City Address.
Apartments without kitchens in the Arcade. Is Providence a pied-à-terre kind of town?
There’s no information to go with this video on YouTube, but apparently it is a camera strapped to a model airplane. Pretty cool!
Video of the first official East Bay to Blackstone Bike Path ride; from the Pawtucket Foundation.
Join Cycle Blackstone for their inaugural ride of the newly marked connection between the East Bay and Blackstone Bike Paths.
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