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    Monday, February 04, 2019
    The Chamber’s Transportation Committee heard from former Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, CEO of RIPTA, at their January 31 meeting. Avedisian reviewed several projects underway to improve Rhode Island’s public transportation system. Some facts:          RIPTA carries 58,000 passengers a day and 1.7 million a year         Thirty percent of those trips are job-related         One-quarter of the ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic
    Thursday, January 24, 2019
    As published in the Providence Journal: As the presidency of Donald Trump reaches the two-year mark, its impact on Rhode Island’s economy is difficult to measure, according to economists and industry leaders in the Ocean State. Many dire predictions about how Trump administration policies would play out here — a chill on the real estate market because of tax policy or a dampening of imports ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article
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