WPRI reports that an 80-year-old man was struck and killed crossing Warwick Avenue in Warwick.
WPRI reports: “According to Maj. Rick Rathbun, Anthony Sudduth was trying to take a left hand turn onto Greenwich Avenue from King Street when he lost control of his vehicle.”
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.
Police continue to investigate a hit-and-run in Warwick that landed a man in the hospital Wednesday night. According to city police, the pedestrian was crossing Post Road near the Walmart just before 9 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound, which then drove off. Police said he was not in a crosswalk at the time. The 32-year-old …
Cowesett Hills Apartments, image from Google Maps The plan by Picerne Real Estate Group’s Cowesett Hills Apartment LLC calls for two new buildings in the northwest corner of the 67-acre property. Each of the new structures would have 12 one-bedroom and 12 two-bedroom units. Picene also wants to build small garage buildings in the parking lot that could be rented …
These renderings are what it would look like if an episode of Star Trek was set in Providence. Providence Station
Train Station at T.F. Green Airport, photo from RIDOT Last week, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that, from July through the end of the year, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail service will be free for people traveling within the state. The intention of the pilot program is to attract new riders who, in theory, will then …
On Tuesday, Warwick police announced the charges had been amended due to the seriousness of the injuries suffered by the officer.
Police in Warwick are investigating a serious pedestrian crash.
As our population continues to age, and more elderly people are no longer able to drive, we’re going to have a lot more elderly people in suburbs trying to cross the streets we engineered for cars.
The woman began arguing with the officer, then backed up her vehicle about fifty feet and drove at the officer head-on. He was able to step partially out of the way, but had minor injuries.
A hybrid approach to public transit would enable RIPTA to combine the flexibility and low initial cost of bus service with the efficiency, service levels and capacity of light rail. A light rail “transit backbone” would enable RIPTA to shorten up to two thirds of its current bus routes, reroute them into a more ordered and efficient network, and improve intermodal connections.
Traffic fatalities are not acceptable. Until our state and local governments take responsibility for making our streets safer, this sort of horrific tragedy will continue to happen. Failure to make our streets safer for all road users is unacceptable.
Because we all know what a sure bet big box stores have been over the last decade.
The plan would create a four-story, 300,000-square-foot building with modern efficiencies, suitable for retail, office and residential space, according to Mayor Scott Avedisian. The mill’s cast iron stairs, doors and bricks will be incorporated into a new structure.
Police said the man was walking across West Shore Road in a painted crosswalk when he was hit by a 2006 Saturn at about 4 p.m. Wednesday. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital. Police said the driver, an 18-year-old Warwick man, is not likely to face any criminal charges. – WPRI Failure to yield to a pedestrian, anyone, no?
A man who was hit by a car in Warwick earlier this month has died as a result of his injuries. City police said Thursday that Sean P. Eagan died at Rhode Island Hospital on Nov. 13. Eagan, 47, was crossing Warwick Avenue in the area of Scranton Avenue at about 5 p.m. on Nov. 7 when he was struck …
The Warwick Police reported a car and pedestrian accident near 717 Post Rd. at around 8:50 p.m. on Saturday. The accident involved a vehicle operated by Katelyn Barnes, a 23-year-old female from Heath Avenue in Warwick, and a 44-year-old male from Dryden Boulevard in Warwick. The pedestrian was transported to Rhode Island Hospital by Warwick Fire Rescue where, as of yesterday, he was listed in critical condition. The identity of the pedestrian is being withheld pending notification to his family.