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Russell P. Knight will be appointed public works director, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced Wednesday. more
Work has begun on a $6.9 million upgrade to the entrance plaza and traffic pattern for Providence Station, where several thousand commuters each day access Amtrak or Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains. more
People who live in cities are facing ever-longer commutes to work. The pool of jobs that were within the typical commuting distance in the country’s biggest metropolitan areas shrank by 7 percent between 2000 and 2012, a new report finds. more
Three was a magic number for America last year. The U.S. economy added 3.1 million jobs. Gasoline plunged below $3 a gallon. As a result, driving topped 3 trillion miles for the first time in seven years and is poised to climb higher this year. more
Gasoline prices dropped in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for the second week in a row, 4 cents and 9 cents, respectively, according to AAA Northeast. more
Freight brokers Fred Deschamps and Eric Broomfield say they chose the word "beacon" as part of their company name three years ago to "shine a light" on an otherwise "shady" industry. "Our goal is to be a beacon in a sea of darkness," said … more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport dropped in February by 5.7 percent, the R.I. Airport Corporation reported Friday. more
Gasoline prices dropped a penny in Rhode Island, and fell 4 cents in Massachusetts over the past week, ending a five week streak of rising gas prices, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey. more
Rhode Island will receive more than $1.48 million in federal Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (Map-21) funding to improve traffic safety and road conditions, according to U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed. more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is tackling the pothole problem. At a press conference Wednesday at Plain and Beacon streets, he announced steps being taken to address the numerous potholes plaguing the city. more
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