by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 18, 2017 2:45 pm
Soon you might be able to pull out your smartphone or a prepaid access card, unlock a bike in your neighborhood, ride it across town, lock it to bike rack, and walk away.
That’s because the city is months away from launching a bike share program. It’s seeking your advice on where to set it up.
Continue reading ‘Bike Share Rolling Into Town’
by Staff | Jan 17, 2017 5:36 pm | Comments (9)
(Updated) For the second time in nine years, a car crash has killed a pedestrian at the intersection of York Street and South Frontage Road.
Continue reading ‘Pedestrian Killed At York & S. Frontage’
by Staff | Jan 9, 2017 2:45 pm | Comments (3)
Never mind the late and too-few buses. Why is it proving so hard for the state to put workable GPS systems on its buses to communicate with waiting riders?
Continue reading ‘Dear DOT’
by Allan Appel & Markeshia Ricks | Jan 9, 2017 1:06 pm | Comments (16)
A CT Transit ride from New Haven to Milford’s Post Mall could take 11 minutes less than it does now under a plan contained in a draft state study — but it will take new buses, additional technology and nearly $5.3 million to get it done.
Continue reading ‘Rapid-Transit Bus Eyed For Route 1’
by Paul Bass | Jan 2, 2017 8:05 am | Comments (16)
Now they’re saying: Maybe February.
Continue reading ‘Still No Bus GPS As New Year Begins’
by Staff | Dec 22, 2016 9:02 pm | Comments (1)
Beginning Friday, parking at metered spaces will be free in New Haven through Jan. 2.
Continue reading ‘Free Parking!’
by Michelle Liu | Dec 22, 2016 8:47 am | Comments (3)
The new protected two-way bike lane down Edgewood Avenue hasn’t been built yet, but city transit chief Doug Hausladen is already working on making sure people use it.
Continue reading ‘Next Moves Plotted On Buses, Bike Lanes’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 19, 2016 7:39 am | Comments (27)
If you have a problem with a traffic light or a streetlight and it belongs to the city, now you just have one department to call: Transportation, Traffic and Parking.
Chances are you’ve been calling that department anyway because you assumed that it was that department’s responsibility to take care of a bum light. But until this fall, you were supposed to call the city’s engineering department, who would then in turn call a contractor to handle the problem.
Continue reading ‘Street Lights Get a New Master’
by Paul Bass | Nov 23, 2016 12:04 pm | Comments (13)
The state has finally put GPS devices on most New Haven public buses. They just don’t work yet.
Continue reading ‘Glitches Delay Bus GPS Rollout’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 22, 2016 8:16 am | Comments (11)
Election Day may have been rough for a lot of people, but few had it as bad as CT Transit driver Tamika Walker-Fernandez — after a violent passenger refused to get off her bus.
Walker-Fernandez had driven a bus for eight years without incident. But when the passenger boarded her D bus on Dixwell Avenue between Lake Place and Bristol Street, she experienced terror.
Continue reading ‘Attacker On Loose; Bus Driver Uneasy’