Erica Lewis appeared crestfallen as she stood in front of the CT Transit ticket kiosk on the Green Tuesday afternoon. A sign informed her that the booth is temporarily closed. She would need to hike over to a Stop & Shop to obtain bus passes.
A new program that allows students at 16 state universities and community colleges to take unlimited train and bus rides for a small fee paid to their university could be a boon for transit riders throughout Connecticut.
City traffic commissioners gave the green light Tuesday night for the proposed west side two-way bike track along Edgewood Avenue, clearing the way for the $1.2 million largely state-funded dedicated cycletrack to become, after years of planning and community meetings, a reality.
If Kim Makres’s tidy beige ranch house were any closer to Tweed New Haven Airport, it would almost be on the runway.
Close as it is, it picks up 97 percent less noise than it used too from the planes landing and taking off perhaps 75 yards away. As for the cars racing by on Burr Street to catch those planes, she doesn’t hear a single engine revolution or the slap of a tire.