Mayor Elorza today announced a comprehensive Capital Improvement Plan to be submitted and vetted as part of the budget process in Providence.
It looks like this time around, the bonding will be for infrastructure beyond just road paving, which could be a worthy investment. I’d like to see how the City plans to prioritize spending and am hopeful we can avoid messy politics with the City Council this time around.
Request for approval of Phases 2 and 3 of the proposed improvement plan for sidewalk and landscape modifications along the mall’s frontage on Francis Street, and proposed changes to the former JC Penny building façade (south elevation) and Park Street and Hayes Street garage entrances.
Continued review of proposed improvement plan for sidewalk and landscape modifications along the mall’s frontage on Francis Street, and proposed changes to JC Penny façade (south elevation) and Park Street and Hayes Street garage entrances.
Proposed improvement plan (Phases 2 and 3) for sidewalk and landscape modifications along the mall’s frontage on Francis Street, and proposed changes to JC Penny façade and Park Street and Hayes Street garage entrances.
Capital Center Commission Design Review Committee to consider proposed improvement plan for sidewalk and landscape modifications along the mall’s frontage on Francis Street at their Feb. 16th meeting.
The pair said it became apparent last year by the many pedestrians forced to dodge traffic in the street that sidewalks in those two areas seem to be among the most neglected after snowstorms.
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.
Good news everyone! The sidewalks at 311 Broadway will be cleared of snow this winter!
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced an aggressive citywide street sweeping program that will begin on Sunday, April 5.
Protected bike lanes in Boston, mayor’s seek transportation investment, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Committees of the Rhode Island General Assembly House and Senate will consider bills this Wednesday, March 25th, to mandate that RIDOT remove snow from roads and sidewalk under their control, including overpasses in Providence.
Obviously not everyone in a wheelchair is able to get out and shovel, but Mr Hughes’ determination makes the lame excuses of everyone else sound even lamer.
There is no challenge we cannot overcome when we come together as a community. So to everyone who lives, works and does business in Providence – thank you.
So, what about the economic impact? Should a city and state that claims to want to attract millennials who seek walkable transit-oriented small cities look like this?
Introduced by Ward 13 Council member Bryan Principe, the ordinance change would allow the Department of Public Works to clear un-passable sidewalks and then bill the abutting land owners for the cost of the work. It would also allow the city to levy a fine for each day a sidewalk remains unshoveled, instead of only a one-time charge.
Karen McHugh, a 51-year-old Seekonk resident was struck and killed by a hit & run driver on Friday night as she was walking along the road near her home.
The Mayor is saying that he is going to enforce sidewalk snow removal regulations, including fining property owners who are out of compliance. We’ve created a hashtag on Twitter for people to share their photos: #PVDsidewalks.