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As life resumes, can we avert traffic congestion?

Traffic is so ubiquitous in U.S. cities that until recently, imagining urban life without it meant looking to other nations for examples. Then, in...

5 Questions with Nirva LaFortune, Providence City Councilwoman

Nirva LaFortune | City Councilwoman, Providence 1. You’ve been named a winner in the national 2019 New Ideas Challenge of the NewDEAL organization for...

Are you glad to see rentable electric scooters back in Providence?

Rentable electric scooters are again popping in small groups around downtown Providence and other parts of the city. Two companies have been permitted by the...

Reduction in this year’s TAP funding leads to questions about state’s...

The recent $37 million cut to funding for the state Transportation Alternative Program has some lawmakers worried that the move sets a precedent that...

Don’t blame Uber for city congestion

A growing body of research shows that ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft increase rather than reduce congestion. These services, however, account for...
RIDOT HAS ISSUED a RFP for an autonomous transit service between Olneyville and Downtown Providence which it said could fill the transit gap caused by construction on the 6-10 Interchange. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

RIDOT issues RFP for autonomous transit service development

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation has issued a request for proposals to companies that can design and test and eventually deliver an...

Going the distance

How many of your staff use public transportation to get to work? Less than 10 percent 90% Between 10-50 percent 10% More than half 0% What is your...

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