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Transit and Place: Providence in Motion

Transit and Place: Providence in Motion

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This podcast is an exploration of a bus rider’s experience in Providence, Rhode Island. It is separated into four segments and examines space and sound in relation to Kennedy Plaza operated by the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA). Our podcast includes interviews from riders, observations and sounds of Kennedy Plaza, the history of RIPTA, and information on the Poetry in Motion program.

Created as part of “Digital Storytelling” a course in Brown University’s Public Humanities program, by Chandra Dickey, Nina Goetzen, Aly Myers, and Meera White.
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Transit and Place: Providence in Motion
In this podcast, we talk about the history of Providence, Rhode Island's public transportation system (RIPTA), interview some bus riders, and talk to poets Norma Jenckes and Chard DiNiord who are featured in the RIPTA Poetry in Motion program. More information about RIPTA and the Poetry in Motion program can be found at ripta.com. This podcast was created in May 2019 by Chandra Dickey, Nina Goetzen, Aly Myers, and Meera White, as part of a Digital Storytelling taught by Jim McGrath at Brown University. This episode features music from https://filmmusic.io: "Acid Trumpet" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com), license: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
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May 6, 2019