by Thomas Breen | Apr 20, 2018 7:51 am | Comments (6)
The greenbelt outside of the CVS on Whalley Avenue will soon be home to the new city bike share program’s first “orphan” ad panel: an eight-by-five-foot, double-sided advertisement that will not stand immediately alongside a group of lime-green bicycles available for short-term rental.
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by Christopher Peak | Apr 17, 2018 12:16 pm | Comments (3)
At its grand opening, the Q House’s visitors might take up 260 parking spots — the same on-street parking that Dixwell United Church of Christ’s congregation was eyeing for its upcoming bicentennial.
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by Thomas Breen | Apr 16, 2018 8:03 am | Comments (22)
The city plans to increase the fine for the most common type of parking ticket by $5, with the hope of raising at least $300,000 in additional annual revenue for strapped municipal coffers.
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by Thomas Breen | Apr 11, 2018 12:09 pm | Comments (7)
The city’s bike share program has a new advertiser: Coors Light.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 30, 2018 12:23 pm | Comments (24)
I set a challenge for myself this week: Could I get to work, to the grocery store, to reporting assignments and interviews all over town relying on one of New Haven’s new bike share bicycles?
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 30, 2018 8:13 am | Comments (16)
By this summer, how much you pay to park, particularly downtown, might depend on the time of day and how many other people want your space.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 29, 2018 3:17 pm | Comments (35)
The Stetson Library narrowly avoided a “double helping of hamburgers” on Wednesday night when city planners nixed, for now, a proposal to put up a second McDonald’s ad panel alongside the Dixwell Avenue bike share station.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 28, 2018 1:09 pm | Comments (15)
A bill that would allow the expansion of Tweed-New Haven Airport’s runway is headed to the House of Representatives for full consideration.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 27, 2018 4:10 pm | Comments (8)
Seventy-five years from now, when the streets are filled with driverless cars that never speed, how will governments make up for lost traffic ticket revenue?
In a world without car crashes, what will happen to auto body shops?
And will anyone ride the trains anymore if a comfortable, convenient, affordable rideshare service is just a phone click away?
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by Paul Bass | Mar 27, 2018 12:13 pm | Comments (8)
Bag the Escape? Put high school kids on the city bus?
Not so simple, in the view of Mayor Toni Harp.
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