Increased casino competition in New England, especially from Massachusetts, will present challenges for Rhode Island’s gambling industry and the state revenue it generates, according to a new study from The College and University Research Collaborative.
Hackers are being encouraged to “Revolutionize RIPTA.” The R.I. Public Transit Authority is participating in the first statewide hackathon hosted by the state of Rhode Island, and the “Revolutionizing RIPTA” portion of Hack(RI) will launch at RIPTA’s Elmwood Avenue headquarters at 705 Elmwood Ave. on Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.
Four development companies have submitted qualifications for construction of the new Providence Intermodal Transit Center, a transit hub designed to merge bus and train service, automobile parking and new construction near Providence Station.
By Kartikay Mehrotra and Margaret Cronin Fisk Bloomberg News
Volkswagen AG and drivers suing the company in the U.S. over its diesel-cheating scandal won final approval of their $14.7 billion settlement to resolve what’s likely to be the largest portion of VW’s civil liability worldwide.
By Keith Naughton, Alex Webb and Mark Bergen Bloomberg News
Buick, the 117-year-old General Motors Co. brand seeking to shake its geriatric image, became the first from the U.S. to crack the top three in Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings, trailing only Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus and namesake marques.