Please join the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development and RIPTA to review the latest plans for improvements to Greater Kennedy Plaza. These improvements are the result of a community-led vision that began in 2017.
Bird electric scooters arrive in Providence.
JUMP Bikes and the City of Providence announce Lifespan and Tufts Health Plan as sponsors for Providence Bike Share program.
New Attorney General’s office in Cranston makes it harder for people without cars to access services.
PBN reports that RIDOT will not finish the Providence River Pedestrian Bridge until the summer of 2019.
The Board of Directors of RIPTA has selected Mayor Scott Avedisian as RIPTA’s new Chief Executive Officer. Avedisian, who has served as Mayor of Warwick since 2000, was chair of the RIPTA board from 2012 to 2016. The appointment is pending the successful completion of contract negotiations, RIPTA Board Chairman Wayne Kezirian announced today at a meeting of the board.
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City Walk Public Meeting – April 14, 2018View Post
CNU New England is holding their 2018 Urbanism Summit, CITY LEARNING: How Our Cities and Towns Learn From Each Other, on March 30th at District Hall in Boston.
WJAR reports: Traffic signals, crosswalks and reducing the speed limit are among the safety improvements that will be made to Route 102 in West Greenwich after two pedestrians were recently killed while crossing the busy state road.
By design, cameras can only nab vehicles traveling 11 or more miles per hour above the limit. Yet the expectation that people should almost follow traffic laws — almost! — is just too much to bear.
Community Meetings scheduled about upcoming Providence Bike-Share systemView Post
The DTC will run from Rhode Island Hospital to the Providence Train Station and will include enhanced bus shelters with attractive passenger amenities such as seating and digital displays showing real time bus arrival data and other information. These new shelters will complement the City’s broader long-term vision for this area and its plan to convert Washington Street into a two-way, bus-only, transit way. The DTC stop at the Providence Train Station will be integrated into the State’s proposal to construct a new intermodal center there in order to better connect MBTA/Amtrak trains with local transit services.
Gov. Raimondo at the 6/10 project kick-off event. Photo: RIDOT RIDOT hosted a kick-off event for the 6/10 Connector project this morning. Press release from RIDOT: Governor, Senators Reed and Whitehouse, and Providence Officials Join RIDOT to Kick Off Long-Awaited 6-10 Interchange Project Governor Gina Raimondo today joined with U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Providence Mayor Jorge …
Video animation from RIDOT The group had the lowest construction cost bid for the project at $248 million and the highest scoring technical proposal of any bid. The 6/10 Constructor bid team includes New England companies, Barletta Heavy Division Inc., O&G Industries Inc., D.W. White Construction Inc. and Aetna Bridge Co. The proposal was a design-build contract, which RIDOT says …
Bike-Share coming to Providence in 2018View Post
Photo from RIDOT’s Facebook page The bridge is expected to be completed by the end of October 2018, said Charles St. Martin, spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, the agency in charge of the $16.97-million project. […] The pedestrian bridge now being built on the piers that once carried the highway will eventually connect a nearly 5-acre park on …
From the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development: Please join the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development for the first community meeting and visioning session for the City Walk Project. LEARN about the project SHARE your vision & ideas DISCOVER ways to stay involved INFLUENCE the final project The project will: improve safety for people driving, …