by Emili Lanno | Sep 19, 2014 12:55 pm | Comments (2)
Marlene Anderson sat at the bus stop on Chapel Street in New Haven on a recent Saturday, waiting for her bus to come pick her up even though she had no idea when it was coming for her.
“Nowadays to know what bus you have to take, you have to have the Internet,” Anderson said. “What if a citizen doesn’t have a phone to call in and ask what bus they have to take?”
by Xavier Lassiter | Sep 17, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (8)
To find out if I can rely on CT Transit to get me to class at Southern Connecticut State University from my home in Windsor, I recently took three buses, one train and walked about two miles.
That was only the first half of the commute. Three and a half hours and $25 later, I realized that there’s no practical way for me to commute to school on public transportation.
by Carl Jordan Castro | Sep 15, 2014 4:31 pm | Comments (1)
As I walked toward the bus stop,near the corner of Dixwell Avenue and Skiff Street, memories from walking through the streets of New York filled my head: Broken shopping carts with trash inside, cigarette butts and old lottery tickets scattered around the bus stop shelter, much like the ones I’ve seen in New York.
by Allan Appel | Sep 15, 2014 3:30 pm | Comments (4)
Governor Dannel P. Malloy came to vote-rich Bella Vista bearing not only 30 boxes of pizza but two proposals to help keep seniors in their homes, plus one swipe at his opponent’s public-transit credibility.
by Paul Bass | Sep 11, 2014 1:29 pm | Comments (1)
Gerard Bellamy won’t even need his bike anymore—he can walk the one block from his new home on Putnam Street to work at the Hill Fire Station.
by Staff | Sep 10, 2014 3:14 pm | Comments (9)
But Peter Salovey has usurped his spot on Abbey Road.
by Jodie Mozdzer Gil | Sep 9, 2014 3:36 pm | Comments (19)
To travel from my home and reach my job 9.5 miles away by 8 a.m., I had to catch a 5:30 a.m. bus. A day-long adventure—featuring bus-catching sprints and hours added to each end of my commute—had just begun.
by Paul Bass | Sep 8, 2014 8:04 am | Comments (13)
The man who hopes to drive Dan Malloy from the governor’s office has no problem fixing New Haven’s bus system—but he doesn’t want to push people out of their cars to do it.
by Staff | Sep 5, 2014 10:48 am | Comments (3)
You can park for free at the Crown Street Garage during the day on Saturdays starting this weekend.
by Paul Bass | Sep 4, 2014 7:48 am | Comments (7)
Dan Malloy has said “yes” to New Haven a lot for the past four years. Now he’s asking for a big “yes” in return—and promising to turn his attention to improving the city’s beleaguered bus service.