Plowing done wrong

In Government, Pedestrians, Snow by Jef Nickerson29 Comments

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 …

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195 Redevelopment District Commission Meeting – January 14, 2013

In 195 Relocation Project, Government by Greater City Providence6 Comments

A meeting of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission will be held at the office of Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, 315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101, Providence, Rhode Island, on MONDAY, January 14, 2013, beginning at 5:00 p.m., for the following purposes: I. Public Session Call to Order: The Chairperson Welcome by Chairperson: Chairperson Colin Kane. To approve the public …

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Hey New England: It is gonna snow again

In Snow, Weather by Jef Nickerson12 Comments

Have you lived in New England for more than a year or so? Remember how last year it snowed, and the year before that it snowed, and for 10,000 years before that it snowed? Well, get ready, all the weather people seem to agree, it is going to snow again Saturday.

Ad revenue? Yes. Snow shoveling…

In Snow, Transportation by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

A couple years ago, we asked RIPTA what the policy is for snow removal at those Lamar bus shelters, here’s what they said: Lamar Advertising owns and maintains THEIR bus shelters which are clearly marked with their name and the side advertising panel. Lamar generally removes the snow from their bus shelters in a timely manner. They do NOT remove …