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Community groups call for state to quit stalling on bicycle, transit...

PROVIDENCE – Advocates are pressuring state leaders to put the pedal to the metal on expanding public transit and bicycle paths across the state. Nearly...

Commerce at crossroads: How will the gubernatorial election change R.I.’s economic...

Gov. Daniel J. McKee was in his element as he strolled along Main Street in East Greenwich one afternoon in July. It was another stop...
EASY CHARGE: A rendering provided by the R.I. Public Transit Authority shows one of the overhead systems that will enable bus drivers to pull up and charge the bus for five to nine minutes through a connection on the roof. There will be overhead connectors for multiple buses at a $6.7 million charging station to be constructed in Cranston. 
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$6.7M charging station to boost electric buses

Going electric is about to get a little easier for the R.I. Public Transit Authority. The bus agency is preparing to start construction on a...
THE CONVERSION of the historic Pontiac Mills in Warwick into residential and commercial space is one of the projects that received state historic tax credits over the years. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Advocates of R.I. Historic Tax Credit pleased with $28M allocation, worried...

Advocates for the Rhode Island Historic Tax Credit program are applauding lawmakers for allocating $28 million for the program in the fiscal 2023 state...

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

PROVIDENCE – Three years is the minimum time the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority says it will take for plans to build a new,...

Federal funding sparks conflict between R.I. transportation projects, climate goals

PROVIDENCE – A $750 million injection of federal funds for state transportation improvement projects has become the latest flashpoint in conflict over climate change...
Marcus Mitchell

Mitchell named state volunteer president of AARP Rhode Island

MARCUS MITCHELL, founder of Shere Strategy Enterprises LLC in Providence, was recently named the new state volunteer president of AARP Rhode Island. Mitchell will...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION would like to add a second platform and new track for an Amtrak stop at Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport, but not everyone agrees that spending $247 million on it is wise. / PBN FILE PHOTO

Proposed $247M Amtrak station at Warwick airport draws mixed reaction

A proposed Amtrak stop at Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport has public transit advocates and members of the business community divided over whether...

McKee touts strategy for downtown bus hub project in transportation forum

PROVIDENCE - Amid recent community debate over bike lanes and bus-hub improvements in the capital city, Gov. Daniel J. McKee is stressing the importance...

AARP Rhode Island names Mitchell state president

PROVIDENCE – AARP Rhode Island on Tuesday named Shere Strategy Enterprises founder Marcus Mitchell as state president. He replaces Phil Zarlengo in the volunteer position...
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