Transportation

Race From Rock To Rock Becomes March For Science

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 22, 2017 10:29 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo Twelve-year-old Solar Youth cyclist Jeremiah Godley didn’t think the fates were working in his favor Saturday morning. The sky had clouded over; it was raining intermittently. But when his Rock to Rock team leader announced it was time to go, he pedaled with all his might — and made a pact to himself that he wouldn’t stop until he reached the finish line, eight miles away.

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Free Parking For Democracy?

by Allan Appel | Apr 13, 2017 12:54 pm | Comments (3)

Allan Appel Photo You’ll get many more residents to testify at hearings, participate in commissions, attend public meetings, and in general enhance our city’s democracy, if they’re not afraid of getting parking tickets, which many cannot afford.

That’s what Dixwell Alder Jeanette Morrison argued as she appealed to the Traffic Commission Tuesday night to modify parking meters on several blocks around city hall.

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The Party Bike Sails On Its Maiden Voyage

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 1, 2017 8:52 pm | Comments (14)

Lucy Gellman Photo Winding his way down a narrow aisle, Colin Caplan motioned to his left, where the red paneling and small windows of Louis’ Lunch beckoned from the cold. This was the birthplace of the hamburger, Caplan informed his listeners, and now a New Haven legend.

Then he added: Crown Street is all uphill from here, so people will have to pedal a little harder.

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