‘Rapid bus’ lines part of new development districts

(Corrected, April 21, 9:40 a.m.) Providence is encouraging transit-oriented development in two neighborhoods most residents may not associate with transportation or potential growth. The Trinity Square neighborhood in Upper South Providence and the northern section of North Main Street at the Pawtucket line are singled out for the city’s first two transit-oriented development districts in…

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  1. “Although much more modest in appearance than the streetcar, the R-Line is expected to serve 10,500 passengers per day, more than three times as many as the streetcar in its first year.”

    Just another reason the proposed street car route, at current, makes no sense.

    Also, The Procaccianti Group? The same ‘developer’ who promised a so called ‘power block’ in downtown by the convention center? Please.