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Despite being the second-most densely populated state in the nation, fewer than 3 percent of Rhode Islanders use public transportation at least once a week. New Jersey, the most densely populated state, sees 10.8 percent of its citizens do so. … more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 175th among the nation’s 381 metropolitan areas for its 1.5 percent economic growth in 2014, according to federal Bureau of Economic Analysis statistics released this week. more
A majority of U.S. states have begun a joint investigation of Volkswagen AG in the widening fallout from the company’s admission that 11 million of its diesel vehicles use software to cheat emissions tests. more
Careful readers of business news have learned this week that automakers have been cheating on emissions tests for as long as there have been emissions tests. more
A new linear park recently was completed on the Washington Bridge between Providence and East Providence, providing a link from India Point Park to the popular East Bay Bike Path. more
Volkswagen AG CEO Martin Winterkorn stepped down as the automaker became increasingly isolated amid a scandal over cheating on U.S. emissions tests. more
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has a maintenance backlog approximately $500 million greater than estimates offered last month and “unsustainable” operating budgets, the Boston Business Journal reported Wednesday. more
Bell Helicopter is reviving its vision of finding a civilian market for an aircraft that takes off like a helicopter and cruises like a plane. more
Volkswagen has been cheating on its U.S. government emissions tests for years. And it was a small, independent research institution, not the Environmental Protection Agency, that caught VW in the act. more
Passenger traffic dropped slightly in August at T.F. Green Airport, with 51 fewer passengers compared with August 2014, R.I. Airport Corp. said Tuesday. more
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