Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined members of the Providence City Council, Economic Opportunity Director Brian Hull, Center for Women and Enterprise (CWE) Director for Rhode Island, Maryellen O’Mahony, and Francine Lepizzera, Workforce Development Supervisor for Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston at the Providence netWORKri Job Center to announce the launch of the PVD Self-Employment Program.
A citywide parking ban will remain in effect in the City of Providence until 9:00AM, Friday, January 5. Residents with overnight parking passes are advised that they cannot park on the street during the duration of the citywide parking ban.
Due to winter storm conditions, Providence Public Schools and Recreation Centers will be closed tomorrow, January 4 and Friday, January 5. There will also be a citywide parking ban beginning at 10:00AM on January 4, which will remain in effect until further notice.
Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that the City of Providence will launch JUMP Bikes, New England’s first electric bike share system in summer 2018. A contract for a bike share system with 400 JUMP electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) was signed on December 15, 2017.
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