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REPAIR WORK on bridges that carry I-295 traffic at its interchange with Routes 6 and 6A will begin on Nov. 16. Work will continue through the summer of 2019. / COURTESY GOOGLE LLC

Lane shifts, congestion expected with start of I-295 bridge work

JOHNSTON – The start of work on the bridges that carry traffic on Interstate 295 at its interchange with Routes 6 and 6A at...
BELL HELICOPTER has signed an agreement with Garmin International related to the development and integration of a autonomous vehicle management computer for its VTOL aircraft, seen above as an air taxi. / COURTESY TEXTRON

Bell Helicopter signs deal with Garmin for urban air travel collaboration

PROVIDENCE – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. subsidiary, signed a teaming agreement with Garmin International Inc. on the development and integration of autonomous vehicle...
TRAFFIC AT T.F. GREEN increased 12.6 percent year over year in July. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

July traffic at T.F. Green increases 12.6% Y/Y

WARWICK – Traffic at T.F. Green Airport increased 12.6 percent year over year in July, according to the most recent numbers from the R.I....

R.I. loses as Norwegian pares back

Edinburgh, Belfast, we hardly knew ye.Not even a year-and-a-half since inaugurating service between T.F. Green Airport and Edinburgh, Scotland, and Belfast, Northern Ireland, Norwegian...
THE U.S. CENSUS BUREAU released data this week showing that the median household income in Rhode Island was $63,870 in 2017. / PBN FILE PHOTO

Census report breaks down state of Rhode Island in 2017

PROVIDENCE – New data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey were released this week for 2017, with information that provides a comprehensive...
THE OCEAN STATE's transportation infrastructure is known to be decaying, as shown in this photo of the Tobey Street on-ramp to Route 6 West, one of the contributing factors to the state initiating its RhodeWorks program. What should the state's priorities be when it comes to infrastructure investments? / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Which of these areas of infrastructure investment do you think is...

The second Rhode Island Infrastructure Summit will take place on Sept. 17, and the topic it will take on is an important one for...
TRAFFIC AND CARGO at T.F. Green Airport both increased year over year in June. / COURTESY R.I. AIRPORT CORP.

T.F. Green traffic rises 18.2% in June

WARWICK – Traffic at T.F. Green Airport in June increased 18.2 percent year over year to 387,916 total passengers, according to the most recent...
REGULAR GAS prices in Rhode Island declined 2 cents this week to average $2.86 per gallon, 3 cents above the national average. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

R.I. gas prices fall 2 cents, Mass. gas gains 2 cents...

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 2 cents this week to $2.86 per gallon, 3 cents...
PETER ALVITI JR., director of the R.I. Department of Transportation, said that commuters' alternate routes in response to the I-195 Washington Bridge reconstruction work was unexpected and that RIDOT is opening a fourth and fifth lane westbound to alleviate traffic. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

After backups, RIDOT reworks Washington Bridge traffic strategy

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation announced that it has taken steps to alleviate traffic congestion on Interstate 195 due to work on...
JACK F. REED announced $1.5 million in federal funds for the R.I. Public Transportation Authority's acquisition of all-electric buses. / COURTESY OFFICE OF JACK F. REED

Reed announces $1.5M for electric buses for RIPTA

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority has received $1.5 million in federal funds to purchase new all-electric buses and associated infrastructure, Sen. Jack...
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