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: 5-20 hrs per week 2-3 positions available June – November, 2022 (flexible!) Must be available weekend days and some weekday afternoons Pay: $20/hour You must be fluent in at least one language other …

Street Stories: Shreya Kaipa

Street Stories shares the views of Providence residents on safety and mobility. Photos and interviews by Justin Cole.  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. Shreya Kaipa, age 21. I care deeply about public space …

ACTION ALERT: Demand public input and climate analysis in RI’s transportation spending

Dear Community, Last summer, we organized around the RI Department of Transportation’s 10-year funding plan: an opaque process which continues to prioritize highway expansion while underfunding public transit and active mobility projects that support people and the planet. Now, the federal Transportation Bill is giving Rhode Island an additional $750 million, which RIDOT proposes to fast track via “Minor Amendment 2” – with minimal …

POLL: Majority of Providence residents are ready for safer street infrastructure and more mobility choices.

[español abajo] Following up from a phone poll we did in June 2019 to measure Providence residents’ attitudes about traveling in the city, this March we hired EMC Research, a full-service research and data analytics firm, to conduct another poll to see how things may have changed over the past two years. This March, 600 interviews were collected over the …

ACTION ALERT: Stand up for Green and Complete Streets on June 7th!

Sign up to testify at the Providence Green & Complete Streets Ordinance Public Hearing Monday, June 7th at 5:30pm on Zoom There will be a public hearing for the Providence Green and Complete Streets Ordinance in the City Council Ordinance Committee on Monday, June 7th at 5:30pm. Please sign up to provide written or verbal testimony! It can be as simple as “My name is ____ and I live at …

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: 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 …

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, …

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 …