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An Ohio project shows one way to get to get to Complete Streets

This post is republished from the Coalition for Transportation Choices (CTC). The CTC calls for a 21st century transportation system that enhances our economy and provides all Rhode Islanders with healthy transportation choices. Grow Smart RI is a member of the Coalition. At its regular public forum in June, Rhode Island Women in Transportation discussed […]

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It’s not just the Air Quality Alert Days that are dangerous

As we head into yeat another Air Quality Alert Day in Rhode Island, let’s take a look at this posted by the Coalition for Transportation Choices last week. Some summer days in Rhode Island can literally take your breath away. Fine particulate pollution — which can aggravate breathing problems and increase a person’s susceptibility to […]

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2012 Leg Wrap

The 2012 Rhode Island General Assembly adjourned at 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. While there were some modest wins for those who support a bold vision for advancing a sound and meaningful prosperity agenda, the session can largely be characterized as a missed opportunity to capitalize on our many assets. Here is a […]

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Pain at the pump got you down?

This post is republished from the Coalition for Transportation Choices (CTC). The CTC calls for a 21st century transportation system that enhances our economy and provides all Rhode Islanders with healthy transportation choices. Grow Smart RI is a member of the Coalition. Then why not Dump the Pump and begin saving money? More than 71% […]

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CTC: Legislature once again kicks the can down the road regarding RIPTA funding

This post is republished from the Coalition for Transportation Choices (CTC). The CTC calls for a 21st century transportation system that enhances our economy and provides all Rhode Islanders with healthy transportation choices. Grow Smart RI is a member of the Coalition. Hopes for a sustainable funding system for Rhode Island’s public transportation system received […]

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CTC: Momentum builds for Transit Investment Act

This post is republished from the Coalition for Transportation Choices (CTC). The CTC calls for a 21st century transportation system that enhances our economy and provides all Rhode Islanders with healthy transportation choices. Grow Smart RI is a member of the Coalition. After demonstrating overwhelming public support for the Transit Investment Act, H7581, at the […]

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Smart Growth in the news

The Boston Business Journal reports on $16M in tax credits issued in Massachusetts to restore historic buildings. There is a bill working its way through the Rhode Island General Assembly to restore our Historic Tax Credit program. Developers received nearly $16 million in historic tax credits which developers will use to preserve landmark properties that […]

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