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Smart Growth Awards registration deadline: Tuesday, May 19th, 11:59pm

Our 2015 Rhode Island Smart Growth Awards Ceremony is less than a week away: “Each year, passionate, creative and resourceful Rhode Islanders show us the way to tap our state’s full potential through projects, plans and policies that play to Rhode Island’s strengths, generate enduring economic benefits, both statewide and in specific neighborhoods”, said Grow […]

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Are you registered to attend our Power of Place Summit?

See who’s already registered | Register yourself | Join the Facebook event Summit: Leveraging the Power of Place for a Stronger Rhode Island Economy Keynote address will connect demand for great place-making with economic opportunity in a knowledge-based economy Prominent national real estate developer, land use strategist, teacher, researcher and author Christopher Leinberger and Smart […]

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Grow Smart to present proposal for investing in economic revitalization at Thursday conference of city and town leaders

Innovative approach would help cash-strapped municipalities advance economic growth January 23, 2012 – Providence, RI – Emphasizing the statewide economic importance of vibrant and healthy downtowns and Main Street districts with diverse and profitable small businesses, Grow Smart Rhode Island will present the details of an economic development incentive proposal to city and town officials […]

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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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Locavore bread lovers rejoice!

Photo (cc) Sifu Renka When you think breadbasket, you don’t usually think Rhode Island. The Farm Fresh Local Grain Initiative aims to change that with the first loaves of bread completely made, from seed to plate, in Rhode Island. THIS IS NO ORDINARY BREAD: from rye seed to rye flour to rye bread, it’s the […]

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Way to Work Transportation Fair, Woonsocket

Way to Work’s First Annual Transportation Fair [.pdf] will be held Thursday, May 20th from 4:00 to 7:00pm at One Depot Square, Woonsocket RI. Learn about transportation options and how to put money back in your pocket while commuting to work, job training and school. This is a FREE family-friendly event. Tour a RIPTA Flex […]

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Coalition for Transportation Choices Breakfast Meeting (04/09)

CTC Breakfast Meeting Friday, April 9, 8:30-10:00am The Rhode Island Foundation One Union Station, Providence RI Fellow CTC members and Transportation Advocates: The CTC Working Group invites you to a breakfast meeting to learn about state and federal policy priorities for 2010 plus plans to mobilize the Coalition’s grassroots and grasstops for victory. Transit Funding […]

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