New Snowstorm Strategies Announced

by Thomas Breen | Dec 6, 2018 7:46 am | Comments (4)

Thomas Breen photoDuring the next snow storm, look out for parking ban “zones.” Park in one of 14 designated city lots. And don’t park on the odd side of the street in residential areas.

City emergency operations chief Rick Fontana, Mayor Toni Harp, and three other city officials provided those snowstorm communication updates at a Wednesday afternoon press conference in the city’s Emergency Operation Center in the basement of 200 Orange St.

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Farwell Questions Primary Care Move’s Impact On Poor

by Thomas Breen | Dec 4, 2018 2:30 pm | Comments (1)

Thomas Breen photoDon’t let the city’s largest primary care services for the poor move to an area largely inaccessible to those without cars. The result: higher transportation costs, in both time and money, for those who can least afford that burden.

So argues a local urban planning expert and alternative transportation advocate in testimony she submitted to the state agency charged with reviewing the proposed primary care move.

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Primary Plan’s Obstacle: Broken Bus System

by Thomas Breen | Nov 29, 2018 8:08 am | Comments (10)

Thomas Breen photosGiven New Haven’s broken bus system, how would car-less New Haveners get to a new primary care center planned for Long Wharf?

Yale-New Haven Hospital and the city’s two community health centers will have to answer those questions over the next two weeks to win state permission to transform the way that New Haven’s poor get medical care.

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“Shared Parking” Plan Approved For Audubon Mini-City

by Allan Appel | Nov 14, 2018 1:08 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass PhotoThe garage for the Audubon Square Project rising on the old Frontier Communications surface lot will have 649 physical parking spaces/

The developer is committed to providing parking for a larger number of folks, 735 or so in total, including tenants and employees of nearby Frontier Communications.

Will enough residents be away during the day and enough Frontier staffers working from home or be sick or on vacation, so the deficit of 80 or so spots is never a problem?

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