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Winter storm safety

WP_20140102_020Happy new year! Just two days into 2014, we’re already experiencing a major winter storm in the Northeast. Here are a few resources to help you stay informed and get prepared:

Snow Removal

To make sure that all sidewalks are passable, DID Clean Team members will shovel pedestrian crossings at medians and handicap accessible cut-outs on sidewalks. We expect property owners to do their part by shoveling the sidewalks in front of their buildings too!

Travel information

  • The parking ban in Providence will end at noon on Friday, January 3rd.
  • For bus and trolley service alerts and other updates, visit
  • For commuter rail updates, visit
  • Peter Pan intercity bus service has been cancelled on Thursday, January 2nd and Friday, January 3rd.

School & Business information

Stay safe, and check the city’s website for more updates!