Updated January 29 at 4:29pm
Transportation
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A storm dropping rain and snow on the U.S. East Coast on the eve of Thanksgiving Day is causing headaches both for holiday travelers and forecasters trying to determine how bad it will be. more
PROVIDENCE – A new study by Brown University researchers in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports a significant association between living near a major roadway and the risk of high blood pressure. 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
NEWPORT – R.I. Department of Transportation last week began work on a project that will upgrade bike and pedestrian facilities throughout the downtown. more
Will car-service apps Uber and Lyft be allowed to operate permanently and unregulated in Rhode Island? At this pace the state may never know. more
PROVIDENCE – The Municipal Road and Bridge Revolving Fund, a cost-saving program designed to provide a predictable funding source for local road and bridge improvements, benefited nine Rhode Island municipalities and 16 projects, generating $785,000 in savings in fiscal 2014. more
At AAA Southern New England, more than 500 employees have signed up for a program that keeps them jogging, swimming, playing basketball and otherwise getting active. They call it “a trip to the moon.” more
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