Rhode Island

Joe Minicozzi of Urban3 recently got national media attention from Forbes. The article describes Minicozzi as a kind of evangelist, making a strong, rational case for cities of all sizes to invest in their downtowns instead of bi-box retail.
Mar 18, 2014   Forbes - BrandVoice
The U.S. Department of the Interior has cleared the way for what could become the first offshore wind projects in the country. Next year, lease sales will be offered on 278,00 acres of land off the coasts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Virginia.
Dec 4, 2012   The Guardian
The town of Cranston, Rhode Island came to the realization that hundreds of stop signs -- almost a third of the stop signs in town -- were not installed by the city. Are these the work of a rogue urban planner?
Feb 8, 2011   Lowering the Bar
In Providence, Rhode Island, a team of young developers are breathing new life into an old factory complex. But it's not your typical condo conversion.
Jan 19, 2011   Metropolis
Airports are becoming more than airports, with an increasing number expanding their services to being multimodal transit hubs.
Jul 22, 2010   USA Today
Instead of encouraging shopping, as the city had hoped, free downtown parking has been occupied by downtown workers.
Dec 24, 2009   NBC News - Providence
The park under a new bridge in Providence succeeds in creating an interesting space in the city, and shows that concrete doesn't have to be dull.
Apr 26, 2009   The Providence Journal
Providence, Rhode Island, is rebranding itself as the "Creative Capital." This op-ed argues the city doesn't need a brand, rather it needs to return to the aesthetic values that made it beautiful and successful in the '90s.
Apr 12, 2009   The Providence Journal
The U.S. Census Bureau released its report for the year ending July 1, 2008. It showed that the effect of the recession was to reduce domestic migration from the Northeast and Midwest to the West and Sunbelt. Utah was the fastest growing state.
Dec 28, 2008   The Wall Street Journal
<p>A $300 million mixed-use development is bringing new life to a long-neglected industrial district of Providence, RI.</p>
Aug 1, 2008   The New York Times
<p>Representatives in North Providence, RI are attempting to save a site used for a camp for inner-city youth from developers, and may resort to using eminent domain to do so.</p>
May 28, 2008   www.redorbit.com