Celebrating & advocating for walkable communities in Providence, RI.

  • Beg Buttons No More!

    April 7, 2020 by

    We have a bit of good news to share in the midst of this craziness: The City of Providence’s Department of Public Works, in order to reduce physical contact surfaces, made pedestrian signals temporarily automatic late last week. WalkPVD and its members, in response, wrote Facebook comments and sent in a formal letterĀ urging the City… Read more

  • Letter: Pedestrian Buttons

    April 6, 2020 by

    In response to the spread of COVID-19, the City of Providence’s Department of Public Works has recently converted a great many pedestrian signal buttons from manual to automatic, rendering the buttons themselves meaningless, and making the walk signal come with the green light. In support of this, and in an effort to convert more of… Read more

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