RIPTA: New downtown bus hub will take ‘no less’ than 3 years

THE RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY said it will take "no less than three years" to complete a new transit center to replace the bus depot at Kennedy Plaza, sparking concerns from riders and community groups. Pictured is Kennedy Plaza in Providence. /PBN FILE PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM
PROVIDENCE – Three years is the minimum time the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority says it will take for plans to build a new, indoor transit center on the edge of the I-195 Redevelopment District.  And after nearly a decade of waiting for a project to materialize, some say that pace is too slow, especially…

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