Update: This post previously had links to last year’s events. Sorry about that! (page updated 5/1/12 @ 4pm) Congratulations, you made it through one of the most mild winters on record. If you took advantage of the...
Category - Roads
The Christmas trees have left Weybosset Street
Late last year the City planted trees along Weybosset at PPAC Square. Including a set of little Christmas tree evergreens in the planters along the west side of Weybosset Street. Yesterday, the Christmas trees were out...
New Pawtucket River Bridge northbound span to open tomorrow
New Pawtucket River Bridge. Photo © RIDOT While still behind schedule, RIDOT announced today that the northbound span of the New Pawtucket River Bridge on Route 95 will open to traffic tomorrow, ending years of...
Dear RIDOT: More lanes do not alleviate congestion
Adding lanes to the Dean Street viaduct would not reduce congestion.
Barry Schiller: On the Draft New 4-Year TIP – Public Hearing April 26
Underneath the Providence Viaduct. Photo © RIDOT Barry Schiller, a retired Rhode Island College math professor, is a long-time member of the State Planning Council’s Transportation Advisory Committee. He also...
Double Yellow Line
Watch out for people not understanding the meaning of a double yellow line.
Empire Street: Bikes May Use Full Lane
Signs indicating that bikes may take the lane installed on Empire Street today.
Updated: Two-Way Empire and Weybosset on January 10, 2012
Empire and Weybosset Streets are set to become two-way on Tuesday, January 10th. Share your impressions of the new traffic pattern.
Pedestrianized Fulton Street Alley
Fulton Street between Union and Eddy Street has been pedestrianized.
Map: American Road Fatalities, 2001-2009
Map shows all roadway fatalities in the US from 2001 through 2009.
Video: Freedom of the American Road, 1955
Part of the lobbying campaign that culminated in legislation authorizing the Interstate Highway system in 1956, this film the story of road building in the San Francisco Bay Area, Pittsburgh and the Golden Triangle...
WPRI: City Councilman Correia struck by hit and run driver on Atwells Avenue
City Councilman Michael J. Correia was struck by a hit and run driver on Atwells Avenue Saturday evening.
Phase 2 of the "Downtown Providence Traffic Circulation Improvements" project gets closer to completion as blacktop is laid on Downcity streets.
Crosswalks and bike racks and trees, oh my!
Bike racks, street trees, crosswalks, and bollards being installed on Washington Street.
Broadway Bike Lanes (Finally (Almost))
Broadway bike lanes are almost a reality, can you taste it?
Streetfilms: Groningen’s Green Phase for Cyclists
This Streetfilms video short demonstrates the green light phase for cyclists in Groningen in The Netherlands.