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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 firms in downtown Providence have...

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...

Making Transit-Oriented Development a reality in Rhode Island

"What is TOD?," asked John Flaherty, Deputy Director of GrowSmart Rhode Island at a workshop to discuss Making Transit-Oriented Development a Reality. "At it's...

ACLU raises concerns over RIPTA attempt to ban journalist from recording meeting

The ACLU of Rhode Island today wrote to officials at the Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority to raise concerns about an incident that occurred...

RIPTA needs lessons in how the Open Meetings Act works

"I'm going to need you to gather up your stuff and come out into the hallway," said James Pereira, Chief Security Officer at the...

Test riding RIPTA’s new electric buses

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has leased three new all electric buses for use in Providence. "This marks a major step toward a...

Providence Mayoral Debate sparks teacher protests

As members of the Providence Teachers Unions chanted "We want contracts!" outside, the Downtown Neighborhood Association held a Providence mayoral candidate forum featuring Democratic...

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...

The Rhode Island Senate District 6 debate

Three Democratic party primary debates were held in Providence on Thursday evening at the Dr Martin Luther King Elementary School inĀ  Providence Thursday evening....

Candidates for Providence City Council meet make their case to downtown residents

The Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) held an "interactive discussion with candidates" running for Providence City Council in Ward 1 and 12, which includes downtown,...