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Schedule

Project Milestones

The project schedule, milestones, key activities, and civic engagement are listed below. The service began operating in early 2020, and construction on all project elements is now complete.

  Milestone Activities
Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Conceptual Engineering Locate stations, identify desired passenger amenities, propose street design concepts, develop project branding
October 2016 Stakeholder Meeting
December 2016 Public Meeting
February 2017 Stakeholder Meeting
May 2017 Public Meeting
Summer 2017 Preliminary Engineering Begins Advance the design of stations, street cross-sections, amenities and a terminal in the RI Hospital area. Work with local stakeholder to further develop the design concepts.
June 2017 Open House for Businesses/Property Owners
Fall 2017 Final Engineering Complete engineering for all design elements and create construction specifications.
October 2017 Stakeholder Meeting
February 2018 Stakeholder Meeting
March 2018 Public Meeting
Winter 2018 Property Owner/Business Outreach
Mid 2018 Construction Begins Construct stations and street improvements. Note: the Providence Station Transit Center will be constructed as part of a separate RIDOT project.
September 2018 Stakeholder Meeting
2018-2020 Construction
2021 DTC Ribbon-Cutting Event – June 21, 2021 Driver comfort station to be completed
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