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5 Key Takeaways – Improved Route 6/10 Corridor Plan

Great example of city, state collaborating on a complex challenge and finding the win-win. Winning redesign will serve local residents and regional commuters well for many years to come. Reconnected street grid with new bike & ped connections will help to revitalize corridor neighborhoods. Up to 30 acres of land to eventually be freed up for community and […]

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June 23rd Open House, Public Meeting for Newport Thames & Spring Streets Streetscape Improvements

June 15, 2015 (Newport, RI) — A public meeting and open house for the Lower Thames and Spring Streets Streetscape Improvements project is taking place at 5:30 – 7:00PM on Tuesday, June 23 at the Edward King House [35 King Street in Newport]. The Lower Thames and Spring Streets Streetscape Improvements project is an open […]

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Pedestrian safety: A view from the streets of Providence and beyond

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 explosion in popularity of the automobile in the last 50 years has […]

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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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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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Fixing Our Broken Streets (June 23)

Fixing Our Broken Streets In coordination with CTC, Sierra Club hosts a Providence Community Meeting to discuss Complete Streets planning and strategy June 23, 6-8 pm 17 Gordon Avenue, Providence 02905 RSVP Here The Rhode Island Chapter of the Sierra Club is launching a complete streets campaign to build public support for transportation reform. The […]

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ProJo Editorial: The obesity challenge

Photo (cc) Elizabeth/Table4Five An editorial in Friday’s Providence Journal looks at First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative and the crisis of childhood obesity. Let’s Move seeks to reduce childhood obesity rates (about one in three children are considered obese today). These obesity rates contribute to a rise in illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, […]

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