News & Notes

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Creating a transit culture, London hopes it’s wayfinding system will get more people to walk to their destinations, and more in today’s News & Notes.

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Downcity Design Review Committee Meeting – December 13, 2010

In Downcity, Government, Metro Transit Study, RIPTA by Greater City Providence1 Comment

Notice of Regular Meeting • Monday, December 13, 2010 – 4:45pm Department of Planning and Development, 4th Floor Conference Room 400 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903 Opening Session Call to Order Roll Call Approval of Meeting Minutes of September 13, 2010 and October 18, 2010 Acceptance of the DRC 2011 Monthly Meeting Schedule New Business 1. DRC Application No. 10.19, …

Some observations from Alexandria, Virginia

In Featured, Other Cities by Jef Nickerson6 Comments

Last weekend I was in Alexandria, Virginia. My hotel which was mega-cheap and right next to a Metro station was out in the exurbia hell next to the Beltway surrounded by surface parking, but not too far away was Old Town. While walking around the King Street area I snapped a few photos. CVS without a drive-thru! I was very …

Can I get there from here?

In 195 Relocation Project, Roads by Jef Nickerson1 Comment

The ProJo recently covered the story of retailers feeling cut off by the reconfiguration of Route 195. On the old alignment of Route 195, Exit 2 went to Wickenden Street and the big green sign on the overpass said as much. Now, the eastbound exit which one would use to reach Wickenden is simply signed for India Point and Gano …