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The city has won a $13 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant to build a streetcar system between the East Side and Upper South Providence, officials announced Thursday. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport declined for the eighth consecutive month in August, registering 332,246 travelers, a drop of 6.85 percent compared with August 2013, according to the latest report released by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
It’s almost a cliche at this point – the U.S. needs to spend more on infrastructure. Other countries are running circles around us in the infrastructure department. It’s fashionable to blame this on the Republicans’ scorched-earth tactics against President Barack Obama, and on conservative distrust of government spending in general. And those are certainly factors. Problems with state and local government finances are another issue. more
Passenger traffic rose slightly in May year over year at T.F. Green Airport, the second consecutive month of increases, according to statistics released Tuesday by the R.I. Airport Corp. more
(Updated 11:11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.) Transportes Aereos de Cabo Verde will begin service from T. F. Green Airport to the Cape Verde Islands starting June 2, officials announced Friday. 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
With the loss of at least eight lives, this week’s train crash in Philadelphia is of course a national tragedy. It’s crucial to understand why the accident occurred and to take steps to make such tragedies less likely in the future. more
A revised truck toll bill that exempts all but tractor-trailers from a system of proposed statewide highway tolls will be discussed Thursday at the state Senate Finance Committee. more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker last week announced an $82.7 million Mass. Bay Transit Authority Winter Resiliency Plan for snow-removal equipment and infrastructure upgrades and operations during harsh weather to improve service reliability. … more
The picture is bleak, as it so often is when the subject is Rhode Island's economic health. The latest study by the Associated General Contractors of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows the Ocean State ranked No. 49 among the 50 states and … more
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