Passengers on The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority's buses are doing their best to adjust to recent relocations of bus stops from Kennedy Plaza to other nearby locations. The relocations went into effect Saturday, July 12th. They are expected to last through the rest of the summer while the renovations are completed. RIPTA says the City of Providence is trying to increase the efficiency of the bus stops and pedestrian walkways while building a large civic space in the plaza.
Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for our weekly business segment The Bottom Line.
This week Dave and Mark talk with Giovanni Feroce formerly of Alex + Ani and now starting a new lifestyle product line by reviving the BENRUS brand. They discuss the new product line: how it was started, its immediate future and the potential for manufacturing products in Rhode Island.
When to Listen
You can hear The Bottom Line each Friday at 5:50pm.
A lawyer for Michael Corso, who was involved in talks to bring 38 Studios from Massachusetts to Rhode Island, on Friday challenged the legal basis for a hearing into whether Corso violated state lobbying laws.
Democratic secretary of state candidate Guillaume de Ramel joined Bonus Q+A this week to discuss his run campaign and a host of related issues, including business regulation, early voting, and how to encourage more political competition.
Democratic secretary of state candidate Guillaume de Ramel joins Political Roundtable to discuss his campaign; disclosure shortcomings involving lobbyists; the Democratic race for governor; and other issues.