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City Plan Commission Meeting – November 20, 2012

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Notice of Regular Meeting Tuesday, November 20, 2012 – 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development 1st Floor Meeting Room 444 Westminster Street, Providence Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of minutes from October 16th 2012 meeting – for action Director’s Report Minor Subdivision View Brown Streets in a larger map 1. Case No. 12-047MI – Preliminary Plan Approval …

Providence receives HUD grant to improve transit on high ridership bus routes

In Transportation by Greater City Providence3 Comments

The City of Providence has been awarded a Community Planning Challenge Grant through HUD’s Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities to conduct the Transportation Corridors to Livable Communities study. The project will focus on the highest ridership bus routes in the city– Broad Street, Chalkstone Avenue, Elmwood Avenue, Manton Avenue, and North Main Street.


In Parks/Open Space, Pedestrians by Jef Nickerson9 Comments

cityWALK is an initiative to encourage, promote, cajole, wheedle, drive and, ultimately ensure a pedestrian- and bike-friendly path through the new development area under the old I-195.

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PPS 2011 Ten Most Endangered Properties

In Buildings by Jef Nickerson25 Comments

Today, The Providence Preservation Society released their, 2011 Ten Most Endangered Properties List. Let’s take a look: 1. Admiral Ezek Hopkins Homestead 97 Admiral Street, Wanskuck Photo Google Street View 2. Arcade 65 Weybosset Street, Downcity Photo Jef Nickerson

City Plan Commission Meeting, Dec. 14

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Notice of Regular Meeting Tuesday, December 14, 2010 – 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development 4th Floor Auditorium 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 OPENING SESSION Call to Order Roll Call Approval of meeting minutes from November 16th, 2010 – for action Approval of the CPC meeting schedule for the 2011 calendar year – for action PROVIDENCE TOMORROW 1. Downtown …

Free holiday parking starts Nov. 26

In Retail, Roads by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

City of Providence Press Release: Shoppers offered two hours of free parking to make it easier for people to Buy Providence this holiday season PROVIDENCE – Holiday shoppers will be able to park two hours for free in designated commercial districts throughout Providence beginning Friday, November 26th. Mayor David N. Cicilline kicked off the annual parking program to help boost …