No one ever has to “speak up” to keep roads open

In RIPTA, Transportation by Jef Nickerson3 Comments

From the Warwick Beacon: “The governor always pushed for greater efficiencies to minimize service reductions,” said Fred Sneesby, a spokesperson for Governor Donald Carcieri. Right now the fare increases and service reductions have not been set in stone and Sneesby encourages anyone affected by these changes to make their voices heard at the open meetings. “People need to speak up,” …

RIPTA hearings next week on fare increases and service cuts

In RIPTA, Transportation by Jef Nickerson19 Comments

Photo by Jef Nickerson RIPTA News Release [.pdf] on Fare Increases, Service Cuts, and related public hearings next week: RIPTA to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Fare Increase and Service Modification Steep Budget Deficits Driving Proposal Hearings Scheduled for July 6th, 7th and 8th in Providence, Warwick, Barrington, Newport and Narragansett PROVIDENCE, RI, June 28, 2010 – The Board of …