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Winter Storm Update: March 13

With March’s third nor’easter bearing down on the East Coast, it’s important to stay up to date on local impacts to Downtown Providence:

  • The city has issued an on-street parking ban starting at 12:01 AM on Tuesday, March 13 to assist with snow removal. For a listing of indoor parking garages, visit
  • The Providence Emergency Management Agency recommends calling 3-1-1 or downloading the city’s PVD311 app to report any non-emergency issues. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1.
  • To report a power outage, call National Grid at 1-800-322-3223.
  • Public schools and rec centers across the city are closed on Tuesday.
  • Amtrak service is temporarily suspended between Boston and New York on Tuesday morning.
  • MBTA commuter rail is operating on a modified schedule and recommend allowing extra time for trips.
  • DID ambassadors will assist with snow removal on curb cuts. After the storm ends, property owners are responsible for clearing the sidewalks to ensure pedestrian safety.
  • Before venturing out, check to see whether businesses are open.

Stay safe, warm, and dry!