Entries by Alan Wooten

Rhode Island transit gets a jolt through $22.3 million RAISE grant

City transit in Newport, Rhode Island, is getting a jolt from taxpayers with a RAISE grant. The $22.3 million project, news of which was shared through congressional news releases on Tuesday, will enable the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority to procure 25 battery-electric buses enabling all Newport-based services to be electric. A release from U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse also said charging infrastructure and facility upgrades are coming.

Breeze, up and coming budget airline, chooses Providence

T.F. Green International Airport was announced today as a base of operations for Breeze Airways, the young budget airline announced in multiple places. The Providence airport will become the home of 20 routes, with an estimated 20 departures weekly 16 months from now. That number goes to 44 by 2027, multiple outlets said.

  • No products in the cart.