Providence, Rhode Island

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HOUSING

Housing Tips:

  • Brown University FB Group

  • RISD FB Group

  • Rhode Island College FB Group

  • Living near colleges and downtown is ideal 

  • Check Local Facebook groups​​​​​​​

  • Please avoid using Craigslist as it is not very reliable​   

 

Recommended Neighborhoods:

  • East side

  • College Hill

  • Fox Point

  • Wayland

  • Federal Hill

  • Hope

  • Blackstone

 

PLACES TO FIND HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS

 

TRANSPORTATION

Modes of Transportation

  • Driving

    • Car is most useful for Providence

    • Must have permit to park on the street

    • Plenty of garages to park in but must pay

  • Public transportation

    • ​RIPTA Bus​

Transportation Specific to Providence

  • RIPTA Bus​​ - website

    • Day Pass: $6​ 

    • Route 24L: $4

    • Monthly Pass: $70

    • Ride/Paratransit: $4

  • Smart Fare Collection System: Wave​

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT

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Downtown

RISD Art Museum

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Roger Williams Park and Zoo

 

MAP OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND

In this map you will find specific information about housing, entertainment, transportation, and ​landmarks around the city. This map has a lot more information once expanded so be sure to check it out in depth

 CONTACT & ALUMNI NETWORK

Contact

People to contact, who have lived in this city ​​​

Alumni Network 

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