Will Providence Grow Smart?
December 30, 2013
When Providence relocated Interstate 195 to the south of the city, it opened up new land — formerly occupied by the highway — to redevelopment. The new land, called “The Link,” has become prime downtown real estate and a battleground for smart-growth proponents. ecoRI News reporter Tim Faulkner talks to Jonathan Harris, design expert and transportation chair of the Rhode Island Sierra Club, and Jan Brodie, executive director of I-195 Redevelopment District Commission.
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