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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – February 20, 2013

In Bicycles, Government, Pedestrians by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

[box style=”alert”] Meeting is Wednesday instead of Monday due to the President’s Day holiday.[/alert] Agenda 4:30 – Bike Providence Master Plan update – Bill DeSantis, VHB 5:00 – Snowstorm follow-up/issues 5:15 – Communications update – Jef Nickerson, Jenn Steinfeld 5:25 – Walk Lights (beg-button) – Jef Nickerson 5:35 – Road Bond/Bike Improvements coordination 5:40 – Public Comment 5:55 – Approval …

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Providence 2013 State of the City Address

In Development, Economy, Government by Greater City Providence1 Comment

Mayor Angel Taveras 2013 State of the City Address Providence Is Recovering Tuesday, January 29, 2013 • (as prepared for delivery) Photo of the Mayor delivering the State of the City from the Mayor’s Office. Governor, Mr. President, honorable members of the Providence City Council, distinguished guests, and my fellow residents of our great Capital City – One year ago …

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ecoRI News: New Providence Bike Plan Wants Safer Routes

In Bicycles, Recreation, Transportation by Greater City Providence1 Comment

This new bike plan, spearheaded by the city of Providence and Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. (VHB), an engineering firm headquartered in Waltham, Mass., is being funded with a $33,000 challenge grant from the state Department of Transportation, and will guide the investment of future funding into the city’s bicycle network through a program of recommended short-, medium- and long-term capital improvements.

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Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting – October 22, 2012

In Bicycles, Government, Pedestrians by Jef Nickerson6 Comments

Providence Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission October 22, 2012, 4:00 PM Providence Chamber of Commerce Board Room 30 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI Note new location 4:00: Review of bicycle regulations 4:20: Discussion of snow removal issues and solutions 4:35: Discussion of Complete Street issues related to the proposed Road Bond 4:45: Bike parking: developing a citywide strategy to increase parking …

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City publishes list of planned street improvements tied to November Road Bond

In Government, Roads by Jef Nickerson7 Comments

From the City of Providence: City of Providence Publishes List of Planned Street Improvements Roads throughout the capital city will be fixed if voters approve $40 million bond on Nov. 6; Mayor’s Office to hold series of informational meetings PROVIDENCE, RI – Starting today residents of Providence can view the list of planned street improvements in the capital city. Voters …

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City Council moves to politicize proposed roads bond

In Government, Rumor by Jef Nickerson6 Comments

Dean Street re-construction in 2009. The City of Providence proposes a $40b bond to finance repairs to 62 miles of roads and sidewalks in the City. As reported by Ian Donnis on RINPR, the City Council is meeting tonight to put a provision in the proposed roads bond bill that would give them control over what streets and sidewalks get …