The fact that a blind person cannot walk from our State's central bus hub to our State's central rail hub, a distance of 0.4 miles without being forced to walk in the road is pathetic. It is amateur hour and we should...
Category - #WALKinPVD
“Jaywalking is now illegal”
[Boston] Deputy Mayor Henry Scagnoli (seated at right) and unidentified men with jaywalking sign
Reader Photo: Let me just put this on the sidewalk
Photo of snow piled onto the sidewalk along Westminster Street.
UCAP School sidewalk yesterday
Yesterday morning, school was open but the sidewalk was not.
WPRI: Pedestrian killed, man arrested in hit-and-run crash
Hit & run driver kills pedestrian in New Bedford.
The New York Times: When Pedestrians Get Mixed Signals
“We’re heavily enforcing pedestrian violations because they’re impeding traffic and causing too many accidents and deaths,” said Lt. Lydia Leos of the Los Angeles Police Department. Thus a familiar pattern reasserts...
Two pedestrians killed in Newport last week
WPRI Video A 56-year-old Newport man died from injuries Wednesday night after he was hit by a vehicle in a crosswalk on Friday, Jan. 17, according to Newport Police Sgt. Christopher Hayes. […] The driver was cited...
ProJo: Newport police looking for driver who hit boy
A hit & run driver struck an 11-year-old boy in Newport. Police seek information.
ProJo: Providence police are looking for a minivan after girl, 15, struck
Alyssa Guzman was struck at about 8:30 a.m. on Monday in the area of Dorrance and Westminster streets. Providence police Sgt. Paul Zienowicz said Tuesday that the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run was a tan minivan...
WPRI: Child struck by vehicle in Pawtucket
It happened shortly after noon. Police tell Eyewitness News that a child ran out into the street in front of a vehicle and that driver wasn’t able to stop in time.
WPRI: Bill would increase hit-and-run penalties
A state senator is working to pass legislation that will crack down on hit-and-run drivers. Under the bill, drivers who take off would be guilty of a felony and could be fined up to $5,000, spend a year in jail, and...
WPRI: Pedestrian struck, police seek suspects
Rhode Island State Police are on the lookout for a driver who struck a man in West Greenwich Tuesday night and fled the scene. – WPRI The ProJo story on the same incident talks about a car this and a car that, but...
ProJo: Two girls struck by hit-and-run driver in Providence
A little after 8 p.m., the girls, ages 14 and 17, were getting off a RIPTA bus in the area of Westminster and Knight streets, the police said. They ran across the street without looking and were hit by the car...
ProJo: Lincoln police seek hit-and-run driver who injured pedestrian
The woman, whom the police did not name, was walking in a designated crosswalk area around 9:50 p.m., when a driver traveling east on Front Street struck her with the car and then continued driving.
Why are so many people driving up onto the sidewalk in North Providence?
About 15 years ago, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation put up more than 200 decorative street lights in the Centredale and Marieville sections of North Providence.
Walk to work
Grace from Musings from Providence shares her walk to work:
#walkinpvd I dedicated a blog post to scenes from my walk to work- East Side to Federal Hill.
— Grace Karon (@gracekaron) November 12, 2013
WPRI: Providence FD: Pedestrian struck downtown
At least one person has been hospitalized after being hit by a car in downtown Providence.
Streetsblog: NYC Motorists Killed Three Pedestrians on City Sidewalks Today
Three pedestrians were killed on NYC sidewalks today in two separate crashes. Just before 7:30 a.m. on Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst, a 22-year-old man driving a new Camaro ran over and killed two men on the sidewalk...