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Governor’s panel: Infrastructure investment needs sustainability

PROVIDENCE - Investing in the state's infrastructure and transportation projects requires a financial plan for maintaining their sustainability for the long-term, according to industry...

Crook Point Bridge redesign uncertain after fire

PROVIDENCE – The fate of the iconic Crook Point Bascule Bridge is uncertain after a portion of the elevated rail bridge caught fire on...

Providence-Newport ferry season kicks off

PROVIDENCE – The Providence-Newport ferry season has begun, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced Friday. In its sixth season of service, the ferry will operate...
KENNEDY PLAZA in downtown Providence has been the focal point of much debate about the future of the high-profile public space. Most recently, a battle has been brewing over closed public bathrooms at the bus terminal in the plaza. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Bathroom dispute highlights uncertainty about Kennedy Plaza’s future

The public bathrooms in Kennedy Plaza have become the latest touchstone over what should happen at the transit hub in downtown Providence. Closed to the...

Providence resumes ambitious ‘urban trails’ projects, fate of contested bike lane...

PROVIDENCE – The city is poised to hit the ground running on its ambitious Great Streets Initiative master plan, with 20 miles of city...
MATCHMAKER: As assistant director of SupplyRI at the R.I. Commerce Corp., Doris Blanchard connects Rhode Island suppliers with large institutions in the state that agree to purchase goods and services from those suppliers, allowing the suppliers to grow and scale up. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Blanchard connects small businesses with needed funds to help them grow

PBN 2021 Business Women Awards Industry Leader Government/Quasi-Government: Doris Blanchard, SupplyRI With diverse skills in banking, finance, economic development and networking, Doris Blanchard, assistant director of...

R.I. Infrastructure Bank announces $850K in financing for Pawtucket-Central Falls transit...

PAWTUCKET – Plans to put Pawtucket and Central Falls on the public transportation map with a new commuter rail and bus hub got an...

I-195 Redevelopment District grows by 2,247 square feet

PROVIDENCE – The I-195 Redevelopment District has grown by a sliver, with the acquisition of an adjacent property on the East Side that is...
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...

Is Providence on the right track with plans for a $140M...

Providence officials on March 10 unveiled new plans for a $140 million redesign of Kennedy Plaza and surrounding areas. Planned changes include relocating six bus...

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