Transit

Public Workshop On Core Connector Study Monday

RIPTA and the city of Providence are evaluating a potential new transit route through Providence’s downtown core. Also under consideration are the feasibility, cost and benefits of introducing either a streetcar (yay!) or enhanced bus service along a new Core Connector route. This Core Connector route would connect significant educational, medical, employment and cultural destinations […]

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Two Free Bike Movies At Knight Memorial Library — Wednesday

Providence Community Library will be presenting two free bike-themed films this Wednesday for Earth Week at Knight Memorial Library. Join us in watching “Return of the Scorcher” and “Critical Mass“, both by director Ted White. Providence Bike Coalition will be on hand with information about biking in Providence and to answer any related questions that

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Providence Deserves A Bike Sharing Program

While Providence residents continue to walk their collective freezing asses to school/work/Whole Foods, the city of Boston is pedaling fast (all puns intended) on implementing a community bike sharing program for the summer of 2010. The Canadian Public Bike System Company, which runs Montreal’s “Bixi” bike sharing program, will help the city – and neighboring

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January Evolution Forum: Transit In A Sustainable Rhode Island

January Evolution Forum: Transit in a Sustainable Rhode Island 5:30pm to 8pm, Thursday, January 28 Jan. 14, 2010 (Providence, R.I.) – There’s a new consensus emerging around a sustainable transit future for Rhode Island. An alliance of environmental groups, businesses, unions, senior groups and others have joined together to promote a 21st century transportation system

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Bringing Back The Streetcars

State and local planners hope to bring back streetcar lines as part of a comprehensive plan to modernize the public transit system for Providence and surrounding communities. The final version of the plan, called the Providence Metropolitan Transit Enhancement Study, will be released tomorrow. In addition to improving the bus system and increasing the number

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