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TRAFFIC AT T.F. GREEN Airport increased 9.2 percent in 2018 to 4.3 million passengers enplaned and deplaned. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

Passenger traffic at T.F. Green increases 9.2% in 2018

WARWICK – There were 4.3 million passengers enplaned and deplaned at T.F. Green Airport in 2018, a 9.2 percent increase from 2017’s 3.9 million...
CONN. GOV. NED LAMONT wrote an op-ed calling for tolls on both cars and trucks, reversing a campaign promise to toll trucks and not cars. / COURTESY THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR NED LAMONT

Opinion: Conn.’s governor calls for tolls on cars, trucks, reversing position

PROVIDENCE – Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont called for tolling for both trucks and cars in Connecticut in an op-ed in the Connecticut Post Saturday.Lamont...
THE MBTA has proposed across-the-board fare increases, including commuter rail monthly pass costs. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Will the proposed MBTA fare increase for the train to Boston...

The question is simple. Will a $300 a year increase in monthly pass fares for the Providence (or T.F. Green or Wakefield) to Boston...
GASOLINE PRICES CONTINUED THEIR DROP, according to AAA Northeast, as traditional seasonal lowered demand combine with increasing stocks of fuel. / COURTESY AAA NORTHEAST

Gas prices still dropping in the region

PROVIDENCE - Seasonally low demand and increasing stocks of gasoline continue to drive the price of self-serve, unleaded regular fuel down, according to AAA...

S&P upgrades bond ratings for RIAC

PROVIDENCE – Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings has upgraded R.I. Commerce Corp.’s general airport revenue bonds issued for the R.I. Airport Corp. from BBB+...
S&P GLOBAL RATINGS has upgraded R.I. Commerce Corp.’s general airport revenue bonds issued for the R.I. Airport Corp. from BBB+ to A. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

S&P upgrades bond ratings for RIAC

PROVIDENCE – Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings has upgraded R.I. Commerce Corp.’s general airport revenue bonds issued for the R.I. Airport Corp. from BBB+...
FAR FROM AGREEMENT: A number of property owners near the proposed intermodal transit hub at the Providence rail station and along the route of a high-speed bus corridor in Providence have sued to stop work on the project so that it can be reviewed, contending that as envisioned now it will have a negative impact on their property values. R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti Jr. stands near the area proposed for the hub next to the rail station in Providence. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Should Providence and the state be stopped from moving forward on...

A group of downtown residents and commercial real estate companies have filed suit against Providence and the state, hoping to halt work on the...
RIPTA WILL OFFER a free trial bus service starting Jan. 22 from Kennedy Plaza to the Quonset Business Park, making 11 stops in the park. The pilot program will run through mid-April. / COURTESY R.I. PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY

RIPTA to launch pilot bus service to Quonset Business Park from...

PROVIDENCE – A pilot program to bring bus service to businesses at Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown from Providence will begin Jan. 22,...
“Heading into 2019, gasoline demand is expected to dwindle in January, an expected change following the busy holiday travel season,” said Lloyd Albert, AAA Senior Vice President of Public and Government Affairs. “At the same time, OPEC will begin production cuts January 1 with hopes the shift in global supply will push oil prices higher. The impact of the cuts will not likely be known until later in the first quarter.”

Gas sees 4 cent drop in R.I., Mass.

PROVIDENCE – The last AAA Northeast gasoline price report in 2018 showed continuing declines in the price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode...
“Heading into 2019, gasoline demand is expected to dwindle in January, an expected change following the busy holiday travel season,” said Lloyd Albert, AAA Senior Vice President of Public and Government Affairs. “At the same time, OPEC will begin production cuts January 1 with hopes the shift in global supply will push oil prices higher. The impact of the cuts will not likely be known until later in the first quarter.”

Gas prices continue dropping, 2 cents in both R.I. and Mass.

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 2 cents over the week to $2.50 per gallon, 18...
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