October 1, 2020

Tech and procedural problems plague PVD City Council hearing on multi-hub resolution

“The Governor has made it clear she wants busses out of the plaza. RIDOT is moving as...

October 1, 2020

At RIPTA Board meeting, bus riders testify against the planned destruction of Kennedy Plaza

“Whenever they claim they’re going to make Kennedy Plaza a more wonderful place it’s really just an...

June 15, 2021

Community groups rally to oppose RIDOT’s Multi-Hub Bus Plan and the deconstruction of Kennedy Plaza

“Let’s just be very clear,” said Dwayne Keys, who heads the South Providence Neighborhood Association. “This is...

August 20, 2020

RIDOT faces strong opposition to multi-hub plan at public meeting

“Raimondo and her administration have proven that they cannot be trusted to have a transparent and inclusive...

March 2, 2020

Should RIDOT take over RIPTA?

“RIDOT’s record on public input is very troubling and must be addressed if any merger legislation is...

February 27, 2020

Proposed RIPTA/RIDOT merger draws criticisms

Although initially thinking that a RIDOT/RIPTA merger might be a good idea, “in the ensuing years I...

January 19, 2020

RIPTA Riders Alliance responds to Paolino anti-busing lawsuit

RIPTA Riders Alliance is disappointed to read in the Providence Journal that a few wealthy real estate...

October 12, 2018

Barry Schiller: Don’t forget Question 3 – The “Green Economy-Clean Water” Bond

While the race for Governor and some other offices has dominated our attention, Rhode Island voters will...

January 19, 2020

RIPTA talks electric busses and the ‘Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Project’ – Also: Free fare for all?

Electric Busses: At RIPTA‘s Board of Directors meeting held Monday in Kennedy Plaza, CEO Scott Avedisian spoke...