Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined join Scott Williams, General Manager of Graduate Hotel, Liza Burkin, Organizer of the Providence Streets Coalition, Ashley Brown, Government Partnerships Manager, East at Spin and community members to announce the return of dockless, electric bikes in Providence via bike share service Spin, with 100 bikes available immediately across the City, and ramping up to 400 bikes by September. The e-bikes cost only $1 to unlock and $0.29 per minute to ride, and marks another step forward in cost-effective, eco-friendly transit options for residents and visitors alike.
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that select Providence water parks will be opening tomorrow, Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm to help residents keep cool with extreme heat temperatures forecasted.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined staff from the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development and Providence-based engineering firm Horsley Witten Group & Jonathan Harris to announce the winning design for the creative reuse of the Crook Point Bascule Bridge following an open call to designers by the Providence Redevelopment Agency (PRA) in October 2020. The design repurposes the iconic landmark and its surrounding area, preserving a piece of the City’s historic infrastructure while reinvesting in an inviting new public space.
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Superintendent of Parks Wendy Nilsson, Director of Recreation Michael Stephens, Director of the Healthy Communities Office Laurie Moise Sears, and partners to announce the return of in-person summer programming included in the EAT, PLAY, LEARN PVD 2021 campaign. All programming last year was shifted to virtual settings and summer meals were available to youth at grab & go sites only.
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