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Video: Doug Sold His Car and Learned to Ride

AARP RI brings us the story of Doug, a Providence resident who has voluntarily given up his car. In a new video by AARP, Elmwood resident Doug Victor explains how he “retired” his car and now depends on RIPTA, his bike, and his “good two feet” to provide nearly all his transportation needs. Surprisingly, he […]

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CTC: New RIPTA chair welcomes advocacy group partnerships

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. The Coalition for Transportation Choices recently sat down with Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, […]

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CTC: State’s 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) “basically continues current policies”

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. Barry Schiller, a retired Rhode Island College math professor, is a long-time member […]

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CTC: U.S. Senate includes Safe Routes to School funding in Transportation Bill…

…but House approval is uncertain Photo (cc) Jacqueline Poggi 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. The U.S. Senate has […]

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CTC: This could be the year…

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. Two major developments over the course of the last year have the potential […]

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Transportation for America: House leadership makes unprecedented assault on public transit

Photo by Mr. Ducke Important information from our partners at Transportation for America about the House leadership’s move to defund public transportation. A key House Committee is threatening to kill three decades of successful investments in mass transit – originally started under President Ronald Reagan – by ending the guarantee for dedicated funding for public […]

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Smart Growth America: Urge the House to restore safety funding to Transportation Bill

Our partners at Smart Growth America posted yesterday to their blog information about the Transportation Bill introduced in the House of Representatives, we’ve reposted it below: House Transportation Bill slashes safety funding, but there’s a chance to fix it Today the House released its draft transportation bill to the public. Our colleagues at Transportation for […]

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