traffic http://ripr.org en Calls For Median On Pell Bridge Grow Louder http://ripr.org/post/calls-median-pell-bridge-grow-louder <p>The Newport City Council approved a resolution urging the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority to install a center barrier. The move by the Council follows a fatal head-on collision that took place on the Pell Bridge on Christmas Eve.</p><p>In the incident, police say a 75-year-old man swerved into oncoming traffic. He later died of his injuries.</p><p>Newport joins Middletown and Jamestown in approving the resolution. All of Newport County has been asked to do the same.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 20:40:22 +0000 John Bender 27508 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: The Agony of Living on Route 114 http://ripr.org/post/one-square-mile-agony-living-route-114 <p>There’s a saying in public radio, that our stories create “driveway moments.” That’s when you pull into your driveway and sit in your car to hear a story to the end. Well, if you live along Route 114 in Bristol, there’s a good chance you’re having a different kind of “driveway moment” –&nbsp; when you can’t get out of your driveway because there’s so much traffic. As part of our series One Square Mile, Catherine Welch checks in finds out how these Bristolians make it out of the driveway and on to their destinations.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:35:35 +0000 Catherine Welch 22886 at http://ripr.org One Square Mile: The Agony of Living on Route 114 Kennedy Plaza May Soon Get New Look http://ripr.org/post/kennedy-plaza-may-soon-get-new-look <p></p><p>A plan to fill Kennedy Plaza in Providence with a mix of pedestrian-friendly activities will be announced Thursday evening.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 10:58:35 +0000 Ian Donnis 13763 at http://ripr.org Kennedy Plaza May Soon Get New Look More info for drivers http://ripr.org/post/more-info-drivers <p>Commuters who use Route 114 may notice some new information as of Wednesday.&nbsp; The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has put up an electronic message board on Route 114 North in East Providence.&nbsp; The sign provides travel time estimates to both I-95 and T. F. Green Airport.</p><p></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:16:31 +0000 Lydia Rogers 10255 at http://ripr.org More info for drivers