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 …

City Council to Introduce Green and Complete Streets Ordinance

Tonight at 5:30 on Zoom, City Councilors David Salvatore (Ward 14), Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Helen Anthony (Ward 2), John Goncalves (Ward 1), and Pedro Espinal (Ward 10) are introducing a “Green and Complete Streets” amendment to Chapter 23 “Streets, Sidewalks And Public Places” of the Providence Code of Ordinances. Read the proposed legislation here and send us your thoughts …

Now Hiring: Join the PSC Street Team!

Overview: The Providence Streets Coalition is seeking Street Team members to talk with people across Providence about transportation projects before and while they are being built. Part-time: 6-10 hrs per week  2-3 positions available ~July 20th – October 30th  Pay: $15/hour You must be 18 or older to apply You must be fluent in at least one language other than …

On Anti-Racism and Safe Streets

Our Coalition was created to bring more safety and choices to Providence streets – but our work must go beyond infrastructure. The brutality of police departments across the country to Black lives, people of color, and protestors makes our streets and public spaces unsafe. As the killings of Black Americans show time after time, not everyone enjoys equal freedom to move on our streets. …

One Week of Providence Slow Streets

The COVID19 pandemic has dramatically changed the routines of people throughout the country, including the ways we move around our communities.  New habits and routines have emerged, shifting the ways we travel, regardless if you drive, take public transportation, ride a bike, or walk to get where you are going. Despite the many new rules and regulations that are shaping our …

ACTION ALERT: Support a safer Mount Pleasant Ave!

The City’s next link in the Urban Trail Network needs our help. This spring, Mount Pleasant Avenue is slated to get curb extensions, speed pillows, and raised crosswalks, as well as a two-way urban trail from Smith St to Chalkstone Ave. In order for the project to be successful and meet the needs of all residents, we need your feedback to show support. We know that …