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Transit Forward Rhode Island 2040

Three Rhode Island agencies, the Rhode Island Public Transit Administration (RIPTA), the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island...

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

Electric Busses: At RIPTA's Board of Directors meeting held Monday in Kennedy Plaza, CEO Scott Avedisian spoke briefly about the three new electric busses the...

Energy Facilities Siting Board has its third voting member – Meredith Brady

Rhode Island Department of Administration Director Michael DiBiase today announced Meredith Brady – the Administrator for Planning at the Rhode Island Department of Transportation...

New study shows racial disparity in Rhode Island traffic stops

A new analysis of law enforcement traffic stops found that a "total of 11.4 percent of motorists stopped were observed to be Black and...

A vision for better commuter rail

We all know Rhode Island benefits from its proximity to Boston which provides our residents and businesses access to markets, jobs, entertainment, medical services, schools...

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 the 6/10 Connector and ensured that it...

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 Governor Gina Raimondo. "Today, we're taking a...

ACLU applauds new regulations protecting privacy of toll gantry information

In a rebuff to Big Brother on the highways, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (DOT) has adopted new regulations designed to protect the...

Is the Public-Private Partnerships Commission asking the right questions?

The final minutes of the first meeting of a special State House commission to study Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) took the form of public comments...

P3 advocates seek a playing field advantage before negotiations begin

P3s (Public-Private Partnerships), are simply another procurement tool in the legislative toolbox said John Parkinson. Such a tool “can be applied to something other...