Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined representatives from anchor institutions throughout Providence at the WaterFire Arts Center to announce the creation of the Urban Innovation Partnership (UIP).
In the aftermath of the shooting death of a Central High School student on Wednesday, Providence Public School District, Mayor Jorge Elorza, and Governor Gina Raimondo have arranged for trauma support professionals to be available for students, Monday-Wednesday next week at a number of Providence recreation centers and community locations. No appointments are necessary.
Mayor Jorge Elorza and Uber today announced that dockless, electric bike share service JUMP will begin its rollout in Providence on September 6, with limited bikes available across the city, ramping up to 400 bikes by September 15. Rides cost only $2 for every 30 minutes of riding. JUMP bikes are electric and provide a boost with every pedal, making it easier for riders to get up hills and across town without breaking a sweat.
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that Providence water parks will be opening today, Tuesday, September 4 and Wednesday, September 5 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm to help residents keep cool with extreme heat temperatures forecasted.
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