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Transportation
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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority instituted higher fares on Tuesday, raising daily and monthly costs for commuter rail passengers from Rhode Island and southern Massachusetts. more
Gasoline prices rose 2 cents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts this week, driven in part by the continued unrest in Iraq, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
A roadwork slowdown reminiscent of the partial closure of the federal government last year is now hanging over the U.S. economy as Congress leaves town without a deal for replenishing the Highway Trust Fund. more
Despite its small size compared with many North American metropolises, Providence ranks as the 38th most traffic-congested city in the United States and Canada, according to a new report released by GPS-device manufacturer TomTom. more
Gas prices surged 3 cents in Rhode Island this week and 4 cents in Massachusetts as concerns about militant extremists causing unrest in Iraq affected oil and gasoline prices nationwide, AAA Southern New England reported. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport declined 7.8 percent in May, the largest year-over-year drop for a single month so far this year, according to numbers released Friday by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
Contrary to conventional wisdom, things may be looking up for the future of Providence’s former Interstate 195 lands. more
Is airline consolidation really so bad for the flying public? On the surface it would seem that way. In 2013, for instance, 85 percent of all U.S. domestic passengers flew on one of just four airlines -– each of which expanded substantially as a result of a merger or acquisition between 2008 and 2013. Meanwhile, between 2007 and 2012, airfares rose 4 percent. Consolidation appears to have reduced competition. more
Gasoline prices climbed back up again in Rhode Island this week while the Massachusetts average remained unchanged from a week ago, reflecting volatility in national gas prices, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
Gasoline prices dropped 2 cents in Rhode Island and remained unchanged in Massachusetts this week, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
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