Panel Urges Downtown Crossing Re-do in New Haven

Oct 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Transportation

Would narrowing the Frontage roads to two lanes save the lives of cyclists, pedestrians and asthmatics—or pose a deadly traffic jam when ambulances need to get through?

Such life and death prospects were the subject of an hour and a half of tense agonizing Thursday night as the members of the aldermanic Community Development Committee discussed a non-binding resolution urging the city to produce a less car-centric design for its Downtown Crossing project to overhaul Route 34.

For more on this story, visit: Panel Urges Downtown Crossing Re-do | New Haven Independent.

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