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Kennedy Plaza, in downtown Providence, serves as a transportation hub for local public transit as well as a departure point for Peter Pan and Greyhound bus lines. Public transit is managed by Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA). Through RIPTA alone Kennedy Plaza serves over 71,000 people a day. The majority of the area covered by RIPTA is served by traditional buses. Of particular note is the East Side Trolley Tunnel running under College Hill, the use of which is reserved for RIPTA buses. RIPTA also operates the Providence LINK, a system of tourist trolleys in downtown Providence. From 2000 to 2008, RIPTA operated a seasonal ferry to Newport between May and October.
This video was created for a Congressional meeting involving state leaders to discuss transportation infrastructure in Northern Rhode Island. The video advocates for a commuter rail stop in Pawtucket as well as an intra-state system.
Candidates for Governor in Rhode Island answer a question on the topic of Transportation during the 2010 Gubernatorial Environmental Debate on September 28, 2010 at Providence College. The debate was co-sponsored by the Environment Council of Rhode Island with the Board of Programmers and the Political Science Department at Providence College.
One of the most crucial components of a healthy economy and quality of place is a sound transportation system: one that supports diverse modes of travel and seamlessly connects Rhode Island to the rest of the world – and Rhode Islanders, more meaningfully to each other and to opportunity.
"I do traffic differently." That's what retired police officer Tony Lepore, better known as the "Dancing Cop," told the Boston Globe in 2011. Lepore has gained Internet fame over the last few years for his disco and salsa moves that he busts out during rush-hour traffic in Providence, R.I. Now, Lepore is back in action, the Providence Journal reports. And we couldn't be more thrilled. The 66-year-old has been dancing in the streets since 1984, according to the Associated Press. After he retired, the city invited him back to direct traffic during the holidays. He was sworn in again in 1992 and has been delighting locals with his dancing every holiday season since. This year, Lepore will be showing off his best moves on weekdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. through Christmas Eve, according to...
The moment I had been waiting for finally came. I was in school when my grandfather took me out of school early. When I asked why he did he said we were . Well I guess its that time of year when the Circus train runs around the New England Area. Here it is making its way through a wet Cumberland RI, thats why the . Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train in Rhode Island. Recorded during a rainy day watch as the circus train rolls through various sports in Rhode . Accelerating from a speedo on the Providence & Worcester mainline. I waited literally all night for this train, so seeing it really was the greatest show on earth for .
Due to having the worst roads and bridges in the country, the Governor of Rhode Island has focused her efforts on rebuilding the state’s infrastructure. RhodeWorks is a ten-year comprehensive plan to do just that, while additionally creating high-paying jobs and bringing high-class business to the state of Rhode Island. https://www.dot.ri.gov
cop said the plates belongs to a girl with a red car. there was a guy driving this black lexus with ri plates EQ-226
On a short trip north of Boston, we stopped at the Kingston Amtrak station in North Kingston, Rhode Island to watch the Acela at one of the only places where they hit maximum track speed of 150mph. We went up with my sister's family, who you can hear are quite elated at seeing the Acela at speed from only 5 feet away (so was I, but I was more speechless). Maddie's reaction was priceless! Recorded April 9th and 10th, 2010: - Amtrak Acela Express 2154 - Amtrak Acela Express 2163 - Amtrak Northeast Regional 160 - Amtrak Acela Express 2253
In this video TrainBrain2000 and I drove all over Rhode Island chasing Providence & Worcester freight trains PR-2 and PR-3. We were racing PR-2 in my car across Pawtucket and East Providence (See TranBrain200s channel for in-car footage) and after we chased PR-3 between Cranston and Providence, then stopped by Orms Interlocking for some pictures. Hope you all enjoy! Filmed on 4/18/16
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Join me on a perfect family outing exploring the rails of Aquidneck island with Rail Explorers Rhode Island Division. Visit http://thedailyadventuresofme.com/home/family-friendly-activities-in-rhode-island for more details. #hosted
Leave a comment, and share with a friend. Check out this collection of bus videos that was filmed in Providence Rhode Island I filmed this a couple years ago . Kennedy Plaza, in downtown Providence, serves as a transportation hub for local public transit as well as a departure point for Peter Pan and Greyhound bus . Description. RIPTA Route Changes. RIPTA summer 2017 !!!!!!!!
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Finally made it up to Connecticut & Rhode Island to do some railfanning with some friends. Up in CT and RI got some public railroad crossings of the Northeast Corridor including the northern most crossing, southernmost, and New London.. Railroads in this video filmed: Amtrak, Metro-North / C-Dot, Shore Line East, and the Providence & Worcester Railroad
on Monday i took a ride up to CT with my friends to see some trains.. and RI..
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation teamed up with the University of Rhode Island Transportation Center (URITC) to offer high schoolers a hands-on work experience in the transportation and construction fields on April 29 and 30, 2015. The annual Rhode Island Construction Career Days event attracted more than 1,200 students from 56 schools across the state and allowed students to participate in a wide variety of activities, including operating construction equipment such as backhoes, excavators, pavers and bucket trucks.