URI Rips Up Fine Farmland to Build Parking Lot

KINGSTON, R.I. — Construction on the University of Rhode Island campus, at Flagg Road and Plains Road, has forever removed a significant portion of agricultural land from the state’s supply.

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Rhode Island Development Needs to be Low Impact

Rhode Island is experiencing more rain and more storms, and the state’s current infrastructure doesn’t manage this excess water very well.

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Impervious Cover Lets Runoff to Storm Ahead

Driveways, highways, rooftops, patios, parking lots and sidewalks cover 12 percent of Rhode Island.

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