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Tweed Neighbors Press Pols

by Allan Appel | Oct 22, 2014 2:47 pm | Comments (17)

Allan Appel Photo East Shore politicians told a crowd of asthma, pollution, and noise-weary Morris Covers what they wanted to hear about the future of Tweed-New Haven Airport‘s runways: that they should not be lengthened to accommodate more air traffic.

Still, the crowd wasn’t entirely convinced. Its message: You say no. Now what are you going to do about it?

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Next Stop: Karma

by Carl Jordan Castro, Hannah Spreckley, & Alexander Roberts | Oct 21, 2014 1:15 pm | Comments (1)

Carl Jordan Castro photo One started relying on the bus when her boyfriend sold their car. Another had no choice thanks to the tax collector.

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Ready?

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 15, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (5)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Any snowfall of more than six inches this winter will flip the switch on the city’s proposed plan for improving how it handles storms. But department heads won’t be waiting for the next big snow to start telling you to hustle your car out of the way of snow plows, or suffer the consequences.

 

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Resto Steers The O

by Ratasha Smith | Oct 15, 2014 1:07 pm | Comments (6)

Ratasha Smith photo Jose Resto is a new face among the city’s CT Transit bus drivers.

“I like it, I do. I enjoy it,” he said.

Resto has been driving for CT Transit for eight months. He said before working for CT Transit he drove trucks for the military.

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The Bus Stop Is Quiet on Sundays

by Hannah Spreckley | Oct 14, 2014 1:34 pm

Hannah Spreckley photo

The New Haven Green is always bustling with people throughout the day, with buses lined up along the side of the street.

Sundays are a different story though, as the workweek is over and the bus schedules become more infrequent.

Alone on one of the many benches on Sunday sat Akil Willoughby, 37, who has used CT Transit most of his life.

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‘I’m Sick of Driving’

by Cristina D'Almeida | Oct 8, 2014 2:50 pm | Comments (1)

Cristina D'almeida photo Richard Fahy, a 66-year-old retired plumber from Waterbury, said the CT Transit bus system is his main and only form of transportation and he loves it.

He said he will never drive a car in the future because of its cost and maintenance.

“I just don’t want a car anymore,” he said. “I don’t see the point of having one at this point in my life. I use to drive all over Waterbury for work. Not anymore. I’m sick of driving.”

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City, State Pressed To Calm Deadly Forest Road

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 7, 2014 5:11 pm | Comments (15)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Patty McGill and her neighbors have seen enough airborne cars jump curbs and land in their yards, taking out landscaping and front porches—and occasionally killing people.

 

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CT Transit Drove Me To Zipcar

by Hannah Spreckley | Oct 6, 2014 2:38 pm | Comments (6)

I spent this summer taking CT Transit buses to and from my internship at the New Haven Register on Sargent Drive. The experience left me deflated and ready for a new way to get around the city.

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Cyclists & Pedestrians 1, Drivers Zip

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 3, 2014 1:53 pm | Comments (18)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The state of Connecticut officially branded Deborah Wright a “vulnerable user” this week. She already knew she was one—because she walks every day through the intersection of Whitney Avenue and Audubon Street.

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Work Search Starts With Bus

by Krystina Morgan | Oct 3, 2014 12:51 pm | Comments (1)

Krystina Morgan photo Danaisha Wheeler is riding the bus to get a job—and some new ink.

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Potholes hundreds of them
Oct 22, 2014 9:15 pm
Address: Ellsworth Av Between Whalley Av And Goffe St. New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

the entire street has not been repaved in 19 yrs and is...

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Oct 22, 2014 9:12 pm
Address: 189 East Grand Ave New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

Power is out on East Grand Avenue. Since about 7:45pm

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