Rhode Island

A new tech startup, incubated at Harvard University, assists municipalities in unlocking the potential of their fallow, or "lazy," real estate assets.
Aug 7, 2014   New York Times
<p>A study released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that nutrient pollution in New England and the Gulf of Maine has increased over the last 15 years, due to pesticide use, stormwater runoff, and sewage leaks.</p>
Dec 30, 2006   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
<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