Rhode Island

Compared to 2013, few states are increasing transportation spending through tax increases. Only New Hampshire and Rhode Island saw limited gas tax increases, though both were accompanied by road or bridge toll eliminations. Missouri could be next.
Jun 27, 2014   Governing
<p>Even with variety of housing options for seniors, the state still has a long waiting list for units affordable to low-income people.</p>
Nov 29, 2006   The New York Times
After decades of ill-designed public housing that kept a clear line between the low-income and everyone else, a new movement is collecting momentum for more accurately integrating public housing into neighborhoods while protecting their character.
Oct 8, 2006   The Providence Journal
A Rhode Island Planning Board has approved regulations requiring developers to build affordable houses in all projects over 6 units.
Sep 30, 2006   The Providence Journal
The opening of the Promenade at the Foundry, a 220-unit redeveloped rental complex in Providence's mill district, underscores Providence's continuing revitalization.
Jul 25, 2006   The New York Times
The planned $222.5 million transit hub will seamlessly link T.F. Green Airport with Providence and Boston by 2009.
Jul 20, 2006   The Providence Journal
Though more expensive than steel, a New England developer is finding more long term value in the use of concrete.
Jun 27, 2006   The Boston Globe
New England's second biggest city is experiencing a wealth of revitalization, and nowhere else is it more evident than in downcity, a district reconceptualized by Andres Duany in the 1990's.
May 5, 2006   The Providence Journal
The region's transportation network is beginning to buckle under the strain of auto-dependence, write Neal Peirce and Curtis Johnson.
Feb 10, 2006   New England Futures
Scott Wolf, executive director of Grow Smart Rhode Island, proposes a "bold" strategy for maintaining Rhode Island's rural communities.
Oct 1, 2005   The Providence Journal
"How easy it has been for a school committee to go to the municipal voters and say that a new school may be built on cheap land out on the fringes of town or otherwise distant from most of the school's students. So, increasingly over the decades, public schools have emerged in outlying areas.
Sep 25, 2005   The Providence Journal