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Friday, October, 21, 2022

Providence Emergency Management Agency to Conduct Test of Port of Providence Emergency Siren Warning System

Providence Emergency Management Agency and Port partners to conduct annual drill of emergency evacuation system at Port of Providence Friday, October 21, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – The Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) will conduct the annual Port Evacuation Drill which includes a test activation of the Port of Providence Emergency Siren Warning System (PPESWS) at […]

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Friday, July, 22, 2022

Mayor Elorza Announces Expansion of Electric Bike and Scooter Share Program in Providence

New e-bikes and e-scooters partners, Bird and Veo, join Spin, providing affordable access to micromobility options for residents and visitors Friday, July 22, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the increased availability of electric bikes and scooters in Providence via bike share service partners Bird, Spin and Veo. Spin, which is […]

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Friday, June, 17, 2022

City of Providence Prepares for National 3G Phase Out by Integrating Credit Card Parking Payments into PVD311 App

Friday, June 17, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence today announced a new convenient method to pay for parking in preparation for the national discontinuation of 3G service. Digital parking payment functionality has now been integrated into the City’s PVD311 app, which is already widely used by Providence residents and visitors. Providence’s single-space […]

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Thursday, May, 12, 2022

Mayor Elorza Launches New Infrastructure Project Dashboard

Dashboard provides project updates, budget information regarding Providence infrastructure investments Thursday, May 12, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7) and the City of Providence’s Department of Public Property today launched a new Providence Infrastructure Project Dashboard, making it more transparent and accessible for Providence residents to track […]

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Monday, March, 14, 2022

The City of Providence Announces 2022 Street Sweeping Schedule for Neighborhoods and Business Corridors

Monday, March 14, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence today announced the City’s 2022 street sweeping schedule to increase cleanliness and removal of debris and litter from neighborhood streets. The City’s street sweeping program has expanded to sweeping all city streets four times, made possible with American Rescue Plan funds. Street sweeping crews […]

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Friday, February, 25, 2022

City of Providence Launches “Community Academy” Civic Education Program

City accepting applications for pilot program that will familiarize residents with City services Friday, February 25, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza and members of the African American Ambassadors Education Reform Subgroup today announced applications are now being accepted to participate in Providence Community Academy, a new civic education pilot program that will familiarize […]

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Monday, February, 14, 2022

Trash and Recycling Pick-up Delayed One Day All Week in Providence

Monday, February 14, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Due to winter weather, trash and recycling pick-up beginning today will be delayed by one day all week. Residents’ trash and recycling will be picked up the day after their usual trash and recycling collection day. Residents should leave trash and recycling bins at the end of their […]

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Sunday, January, 30, 2022

Citywide Parking Ban to be Lifted at 1:00PM on January 30

Sunday, January 30, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – A citywide parking ban will remain in effect until 1:00PM on January 30. As a reminder, property owners are responsible for shoveling their sidewalks to make foot traffic safer and easier for residents throughout the city. To report a non-emergency issue, connect to the Mayor’s Center for City Services […]

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