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Transportation
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Rhode Island has the least-safe bridges and roads in America — visible to anyone traveling the state. A thriving Rhode Island economy is predicated on investing in infrastructure. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has begun repairs to the Hamlet Avenue Bridge, which carries Route 122 over the Blackstone River in Woonsocket. The Hamlet Avenue Bridge is classified as structurally deficient, with the … more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority's board of directors voted to raise the price for weekly and monthly bus passes and require seniors with low incomes and people with disabilities to pay a reduced fare to ride the bus. The $2 … more
The Dash Inc. businesses, Dash Delivery and Dash Bicycle Shop, began with one man, one bike. In 1994, Leo LaBelle filled in as a bicycle messenger at a courier service, for an employee who took the summer off. Once the summer … more
Of the 18 studies generated by the College & University Research Collaborative over the past two years, state leaders cite only a few as having had direct impact on policy decision-making, and there's been no active tracking of their usefulness. The … more
The U.S. government’s lawsuit against Volkswagen threatens the German automaker with such heavy penalties that, in hindsight, it may not have been worth it for VW to be present in the U.S. market at all. more
Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed, D-Newport, has held the post since 2009. She discusses the state's current economic health, what voters can expect from the Senate in 2016 and why she supports a proposed Tiverton casino. … more
In the last year PBN staffers have written more than once a week about the nearly 40 acres left behind when Interstate 195's course through downtown Providence was moved. Significant stories demand significant coverage, and the opportunity … more
“In the future, there will be tolls on cars and the money will go into the general fund!” This has been a rallying point for those opposing the RhodeWorks plan, which involves tolls on 18-wheelers. The problem with this rallying cry? It is wildly misleading and inaccurate. more
American Airlines has announced the end of the Frequent Flier Era as we’ve known it. Starting next year, the airline’s customers will earn miles based on how much they spend on a ticket rather than how far they fly. more
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