Posts Tagged ‘ Mobilizing the Region ’

Elm City Cycling Updates New Haven’s Bike Maps

Apr 20th, 2013 | By

The City of New Haven last issued a bike map nearly a decade ago, when average gas prices were less than $2.00 a gallon, and a little known State Senator named Barack Obama had just won a Senate seat to represent the State of Illinois.

But since then, New Haven has undergone a cycling and livable streets renaissance, with the City passing the first Complete Streets policy in Connecticut. Click for more on this story from Mobilizing the Region and

Hartford Grant Offers Model for CT’s New Transit Stations

Jul 7th, 2012 | By

The City of Hartford’s efforts, which benefited from a federal TIGER grant awarded last month, offer a good model. The grant will fund complete street improvements, including bus lanes, bike lanes, and pedestrian safety improvements on streets near Hartford’s Union Station, where both new services will stop. Mobilizing the Region reports.

Deadline for State Transit-Oriented-Development Grants is June 9

Jun 9th, 2011 | By

Interested municipalities have until this Thursday, June 9 at 4 pm, to submit questions regarding the Request for Applications. Final proposals and Memorandum of Understandings are due on August 4.

NY Transportation Forum Reveals United Woes

Sep 27th, 2010 | By

Albany and New York City can seem worlds apart, but when it comes to transportation woes, there may be more similarities than differences. At a September 21 forum held at the Albany Public Library, “Fighting for Greater Transportation Equity in New York State,” the dire situation for transportation funding and the need for safer, more

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With ConnDOT at Crossroads, What’s Next for CT Transportation?

Aug 9th, 2010 | By

Connecticut’s next governor will inherit a Department of Transportation that was halfway towards becoming a model of progressive reform when Commissioner Joe Marie resigned in June. To build on the gains that the state has made in sustainable transportation over the past few years, the new governor must institutionalize those policies and find the revenue

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