LEGACY RACE: Will Providence’s next mayor keep their predecessor’s big ideas alive?

Updated at 1 p.m. on Aug. 9.

TRANSIT ADVOCATE: Providence City Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Nirva LaFortune, one of three Democrats running for Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s seat, is an avid cyclist and transportation advocate who plans to continue and expand Elorza’s Great Streets Initiative.
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
TRANSIT ADVOCATE: Providence City Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Nirva LaFortune, one of three Democrats running for Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s seat, is an avid cyclist and transportation advocate who plans to continue and expand Elorza’s Great Streets Initiative.
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Term-limited Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza doesn’t let criticism stop him. That’s been especially true in the past year, as he’s raced not toward reelection but to push forward a host of big ideas and personal priorities, regardless of political headwinds. After financial experts dismissed his plan to borrow money to shore up the city’s…

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