Tag: Rhode Island

Infrastructure, Public Works

Rhode Island program would make $20M available for infrastructure projects

April 12, 2023

Via: Transportation Today News

The proposed RIReady Municipal Road Fund Program in Gov. Dan McKee’s fiscal year 2024 budget would make available $20 million for bridge, road, and sidewalk projects on locally maintained city and town roads. Local communities often struggle to reach enough […]

Basic Services, Public Transport

Rhode Island begins construction of electric bus charging station

May 20, 2022

Via: Transportation Today News

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) recently began construction of the state’s first electric bus in-line charging station. The $6.7 million Electric Bus In-Line Charging Station will be located along the R-Line, RIPTA’s busiest route, connecting Providence and Pawtucket. […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Rhode Island lays out strategy for grid modernization

November 10, 2017

Via: Utility Dive

Rhode Island is just kicking off a grid modernization effort, and the Phase One report concludes that the falling cost of renewables and development of new technologies has given the state “the opportunity to permanently change how the electric system […]