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PETER ALVITI JR., director of the R.I. Department of Transportation, stands in Kennedy Plaza in Providence last year and explains where new bus stops are planned as part of RIDOT’s planned Providence Multi-Hub Bus System. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

RIDOT taps brakes on bus hub plan

After insisting for months that the proposal to split up the Kennedy Plaza bus hub had already received adequate vetting and opportunity for public...

Providence City Council joins opposition to RIDOT bus hub plan

PROVIDENCE – The City Council has joined a growing number of opponents concerned over plans to divide up the R.I. Public Transit Authority bus...

PBN on WJAR-TV, April 9, 2019

One-third of the way through a 10-year plan to fix crumbling roads and worst-in-the-nation bridges, is RhodeWorks working? Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy...
PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE: The Providence River Pedestrian Bridge is a nearly $22 million project that predates Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s administration, and which is nearing completion. It is the 11th-largest project among the 77 active construction projects being handled by the R.I. Department of Transportation.

Building bridges to safer travel

Peter Alviti Jr., the four-year director of the R.I. Department of Transportation, is overseeing 77 active construction projects through the RhodeWorks program. Proposed by Gov....
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION has awarded May Mobility a contract to provide autonomous vehicle shuttle service between Olneyville and Downtown Providence. Above, RIDOT Director Peter Alviti Jr. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

RIDOT awards autonomous vehicle service contract to Mich.-based company

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to May Mobility Inc. to provide a limited and controlled automated vehicle service...
THE MAJORITY OF the New England region was blanketed with at least 1 foot of snow from Tuesday’s nor’easter, with some communities in Rhode Island receiving more than 20 inches. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Business resumes in R.I., Bristol County, Mass., after third nor’easter

PROVIDENCE – Business as usual is returning to the area after Tuesday’s nor’easter dumped at least a foot of snow in some communities, keeping...
I-95 NORTH will be closed for 56 hours, from 9 p.m. on Oct. 13 to the morning of Oct. 16. Traffic will be rerouted to Route 3 North. / COURTESY RIDOT

RIDOT: I-95N in Exeter to be closed Oct. 13-16

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation announced that Interstate 95 North will be closed in Exeter from 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13...
REGULAR COMMUTER: Andy Arsenian of South Kingstown is a regular commuter to his job at Bank of America and has seen few people on his ride since the R.I. Department of Transportation in July started offering free, daily train service between North Kingstown, T.F. Green Airport and Providence Station.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

The state’s 2012 bet on commuter-rail service has yet to pay...

On the 7:45 a.m. train ride to Boston, via Wickford Junction, Andy Arsenian sat in a comfortable booth seat, his tablet on the table...

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