PROVIDENCE — Following an improvised and unannounced launch in July of this year, Bird scooters and the City of Providence announced their reappearance in a press conference outside City Hall Thursday afternoon.“Bird believes everyone should have access to affordable and reliable transportation options that don’t pollute our communities. Providence shares this vision, and understands what is possible when we invest in environmentally friendly alternatives,” [...]

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