Announcing the 2021 Creative and Safe Streets Mini-Grants!

^ above, Community Angels’ Earth Day Community Cleanup on Broad Street, one of the 2021 Mini-Grant recipients The Providence Streets Coalition is proud and excited to be awarding a series of mini-grants to support community-led initiatives designed to promote better street safety, more inclusive transportation options, and creative activation of public spaces in neighborhoods across Providence. “RILA’s Museo del Barrio …

Street Stories: Ingrid Veronica Bentsen

Name, age, any personal identities you feel like sharing, neighborhood where you live, who you live with/care for, the school you go to, type of work you do or hope to do. My name is Ingrid Veronica Bentsen, age 71. I have been a resident of Smith Hill in Providence, RI, for nearly fifty years. I don’t live alone because …

Street Stories: Mel Rainsberger

Street Stories is an interview series with Providence residents about how they move around the our city by local photographer Brittanny Taylor. Would you like to share your story? Get in touch.  Name, age, any personal identities you feel like sharing, neighborhood where you live. Mel Rainsberger, 39. I live on the East Side near Stock/the Hope street area. I rent an …

Street Stories: Andrea Gonzalez Sanchez

Street Stories is an interview series with Providence residents about how they move around the our city by local photographer Brittanny Taylor. Would you like to share your story? Get in touch.  Name, age, any personal identities you feel like sharing, neighborhood where you live. Andrea Gonzalez Sanchez. Eighteen years old, Latinx queer woman. I recently moved to EP but have lived …

Street Stories: Wendy Thomas

Street Stories is an interview series with Providence residents about how they move around the our city by local photographer Brittanny Taylor. Would you like to share your story? Get in touch.  Name, age, any personal identities you feel like sharing, neighborhood where you live. I am Wendy Thomas. I am 61, and I’ll be 62 in October. I live at Dean …

Street Stories: Traci and Levi Picard

Street Stories is an interview series with Providence residents about how they move around the our city by local photographer Brittanny Taylor. Would you like to share your story? Get in touch.  Name, age, any personal identities you feel like sharing, neighborhood where you live, who you live with/care for, the school you go to, type of work you do or hope …

2021 Creative and Safe Streets Mini-Grants

Haga clic para español COVID19 has changed so much about our lives, but some things remain the same: everybody deserves to travel around Providence safely and easily. As the City and RIPTA continue to adapt to (and hopefully emerge from!) the pandemic and move forward building the Urban Trail Network and improving our transit system, we believe that artists, designers, …

Street Stories: Charles Feldman

Street Stories is an interview series with Providence residents about how they move around the our city by local photographer Brittanny Taylor. Would you like to share your story? Get in touch.  Name, age, any personal identities you feel like sharing, neighborhood where you live. Charles Feldman, 68 years old, and I live in downtown Providence. I live by myself. I’m affiliated …

Street Stories: Deborah Wray

Street Stories is an interview series with Providence residents about how they move around the our city by local photographer Brittanny Taylor. Would you like to share your story? Get in touch.  Name, age, any personal identities you feel like sharing, neighborhood where you live. My name is Deborah L. Wray. I am now a 65-year-old lady and moving around a little …

Help Pass the Vulnerable Road User Bill

Good news! Our partner, the Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition, has their Vulnerable Road User legislation (H5093, sponsored by Rep. Joseph McNamara) scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, February 2nd. If you are inclined to provide testimony, we welcome your input. Here’s how to participate: Contact members of the House Judiciary Committee (especially if they are …