R.I.’s Leadership Ignores Statewide Development Plan to Further Burden Taxpayers

Last December, at a Grow Smart Rhode Island transit conference, Gov. Gina Raimondo talked about the importance of developing around dense, transit-accessible hubs. Less than four months later, the governor is celebrating a project that will do just the opposite.

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It’s Time R.I. Rises to Challenge: Go Vertical with Development of I-195 Land

PROVIDENCE — Two decades ago the installation of an award-winning art sculpture sparked WaterFire. This now-hugely popular event is a tourist attraction, destination event for locals and a vital piece of the city’s economy. A vertical farm on the I-195 land could do the same.

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Have Your Park and Eat it, Too

Public space is precious. Its worth can be measured by the dollar value of its acres, the composition of its soil or by its proximity to human communities. Our planet has been divided and subdivided, incorporated and extracted. Public space is precious because it is our last hope in the defense of equity.

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