by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 22, 2018 8:55 am | Comments (31)
The City Plan Commission took up the ongoing debate over the large advertising signs that accompany the city’s new bike share stations, even as it gave the green light for the third phase for the project.
Continue reading ‘“Buyer’s Remorse” On Bike Ads’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 21, 2018 8:29 am | Comments (22)
The state’s ready to cut train service and raise the cost of riding the bus, which will fall particularly hard on disabled people, riders testified Tuesday night.
Continue reading ‘Riders: Fare Hikes Add Insult To Injury’
by Christopher Peak | Feb 21, 2018 8:21 am | Comments (17)
New Haveners have a new, healthier transit option — coupled with enticements to consume Coca-Cola and Sausage McMuffins.
Those fast-food advertisements have gone up alongside docking stations for Bike New Haven, the city’s long-awaited bike-share program.
Continue reading ‘Eat A Burger, Then Bike It Off’
by Thomas Breen | Feb 15, 2018 6:41 pm | Comments (19)
Starting next week, city residents and visitors will be able to rent a bike with the swipe of a phone and pedal around New Haven to get to work, complete a chore or just enjoy the city outside the confines of an automobile.
Continue reading ‘Bike Share Set To Roll’
by Allan Appel | Feb 15, 2018 3:28 pm | Comments (6)
Chika Okoli called for an Uber — and ended up riding to Union Station in an art gallery on wheels.
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by Allan Appel | Feb 6, 2018 3:51 pm
Longtime James Street resident Rose Vega Bradley called it “an explosion.”
What it was: A drunk driver losing control, leaping the curb, and crashing on a street where residents are becoming increasingly alarmed about speeding.
Continue reading ‘James St. Wants What Clinton Ave. Got: Traffic Calming’
by Paul Bass | Feb 6, 2018 7:51 am | Comments (7)
Changing New Haven’s bus hubs won’t just make travel easier. It might help counter the concentration of methadone users overdosing downtown on other drugs.
Continue reading ‘New Bus Hubs Seen For Fair Haven, Hill’
by Allan Appel | Feb 6, 2018 7:36 am | Comments (11)
A state transit official popped in on Fair Haveners to give them advance warning: Get ready to pay more to ride the bus.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 29, 2018 4:40 pm | Comments (16)
Monday felt like Groundhog Day for Matthew Nemerson, as he watched a parade of government and business leaders assembled in New Haven pitch how to move Connecticut’s economy forward.
So he decided to change the script.
Continue reading ‘City Challenges State To Change Mindset’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 16, 2018 12:02 pm | Comments (9)
Aaron Goode doesn’t see just 385 new apartments when he looks at vacant Munson Street land on which a developer plans to build. He also sees 598 parking spaces — as well as an already congested intersection and a pedestrian/bike trail that might be fenced off to people.
Continue reading ‘Builder Pressed On Traffic, Trail’