Providence Should be About People, not Parking

Providence Should be About People, not Parking

I would like to encourage your committee to reject any proposal to allow a garage without first-floor commercial occupants. I understand that the designers of the garage have asked to be able to build one without this provision. The consensus should be that any garage has to have ground-floor activity. Designers who can’t meet that qualification should go to Worcester or New Haven, where they can have free reign to ruin everything around them.

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R.I.'s Environmental Stewardship Keeps Growing

R.I.'s Environmental Stewardship Keeps Growing

Rhode Islanders have a great and long-term commitment to conserving the state’s lands and waters and protecting the environment. Whether it’s hundreds of volunteers flocking to the shore to take part in beach cleanups or passing environmental bonds by totals that turn politicians green with envy, residents of the Ocean State have been huge supporters of any effort that involves protecting the state’s natural resources.

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