Cyclists, Pedestrians Gain In Downtown New Haven Crossing Redesign

Nov 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Top Story

After weeks of negotiations, New Haven’s Rt. 34 re-do plan has been redone, with raised intersections, traffic islands, curb bump-outs, and other pedestrian and bike-friendly elements that Alderman Justin Elicker said make him “medium happy.”

East Rock’s Alderman Elicker was one of the lead legislators on a proposed resolution submitted to the Board of Aldermen back in August, calling for the city to re-think its design for the planned overhaul of the Rt. 34 corridor. The city plans to fill in the Rt. 34 Connector and make over the area with new buildings and two “urban boulevards” as part of a $140 million project called “Downtown Crossing.”

For more on this story, visit: Cyclists, Pedestrians Gain In Downtown Crossing Redesign | New Haven Independent.

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