RIDOT Director is relaxing schedule on Kennedy Plaza break up, making room for public comment, and more
December 29, 2021

RIDOT Director is relaxing schedule on Kennedy Plaza break up, making room for public comment, and more

“We’re taking every one of your comments, your suggestions, your criticisms, and I mad it a point...

Save Kennedy Plaza! say riders and advocates at protest against RIDOT/McKee plan to destroy it
December 29, 2021

Save Kennedy Plaza! say riders and advocates at protest against RIDOT/McKee plan to destroy it

Neighborhood, social justice and transportation advocacy groups urge Governor Daniel McKee to halt the rollout of RIDOT’s...

McKee budget fully funds Raimondo / DOT plan to dismantle Kennedy Plaza
December 29, 2021

McKee budget fully funds Raimondo / DOT plan to dismantle Kennedy Plaza

In an inauspicious start to his administration, Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee has included funding in his...

December 29, 2021

Title VI civil rights complaint filed against RIDOT/RIPTA plan to break up Kennedy Plaza

The complaint calls upon RIPTA and RIDOT “to take action halting this deeply flawed RIDOT Multi-Hub plan...

December 29, 2021

American Planning Association of RI says RIDOT/Raimondo multi-hub bus plan is harmful to people of color and people of lesser means

In a letter to the Governor, APA-RI writes that the multi-hub redesign was developed in a way...

December 29, 2021

Raimondo and Elorza push ahead with multi-hub bus plan despite the objections of riders

“Forcing thousands and thousands of bus riders, including children and the disabled, into the cramped, remote Dyer...

December 29, 2021

Opponent’s march against Raimondo’s plan to break up Kennedy Plaza

“They’re not looking at the elderly people. They’re not looking at the people that have disabilities. They’re...

December 29, 2021

Democracy dies at PVD City Council committee meeting

“I just want to be clear that nobody’s trying to shut out the public from this committee,”...

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 14, 2020

Washington Park community: How to prevent a new business from destroying children’s health?

“Air and traffic pollution in and around Allens Avenue and the Port of Providence is out of...

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...

January 19, 2020

RIDOT controlled the message on 6/10 Connector

One of the key ways that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) controlled the message on...

January 19, 2020

Officials kick-off 6/10 Connector repairs

“For too long, the disrepair of this interchange symbolized Rhode Island’s failure to invest in ourselves,” said...