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Rhode Island is back at war with car-service apps Uber and Lyft. more
It’s almost a cliche at this point – the U.S. needs to spend more on infrastructure. Other countries are running circles around us in the infrastructure department. It’s fashionable to blame this on the Republicans’ scorched-earth tactics against President Barack Obama, and on conservative distrust of government spending in general. And those are certainly factors. Problems with state and local government finances are another issue. more
Since coming to Rhode Island in 2008 after overseeing Boston’s massive Big Dig project, Department of Transportation Director Michael Lewis has steadily built a strong national and local reputation as a transportation leader. He’s overseen major infrastructure improvements, including the Iway in downtown Providence and expansion of commuter rail across the Ocean State. more
Passenger traffic again dropped at T.F. Green in November, registering 281,044 passengers, a nearly 5 percent drop from November 2013’s 295,452 passengers. more
U.S. drivers are paying less than $2.50 a gallon at the pump for the first time in more than five years. more
T.F. Green Airport was ranked among the top 20 airports in CheapFlights.com’s fifth annual 2014 Airport Affordability Report. more
AAA is predicting that nationwide, a record 98.6 million Americans, including 4.2 million New Englanders, will travel 50 or miles from home during the Dec. 23 to Jan. 4 holiday travel period, marking an increase of 4 percent from last year. more
Gasoline prices plunged again in Rhode Island and Massachusetts this past week due to falling oil prices, 11 cents and 10 cents, respectively, AAA Southern New England said on Monday. more
Kennedy Plaza will reopen on Jan. 17 after being closed since the summer for renovations, the R.I. Public Transit Authority said Tuesday. more
Continuing its sustained trend, the price for self-serve, regular gasoline fell in the last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts by 7 cents per gallon, according to the weekly AAA Southern New England survey of prices. more
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