Brown U. Backs Commuter Train To Neighboring City

A novel plan to unite the East Providence's waterfront and the city's east side via train gets the support of Brown University.
December 30, 2003, 11am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Now a lawyer, Manchester was a student at Brown University in the early 1960s, when trains regularly rumbled under the East Side on their way from downtown Providence to points on the other side of the Seekonk River and beyond...Such a development has reportedly attracted the interest of Brown University, which has a strong interest in solving a housing and parking shortage."

Thanks to John Flaherty

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Published on Monday, December 29, 2003 in The Providence Journal
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