Posts Tagged ‘ Route 34 ’

Route 11 may stop sprawl instead of cause it

Dec 12th, 2010 | By

If the unfinished leg of Route 11 in southeastern Connecticut is to be built in the foreseeable future, now would seem to be the time. Construction and land prices are low, as is the cost of borrowing money. There’s a new administration taking over in Hartford. And indeed, supporters of the project say they will

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Downtown crossing a winner for New Haven, by John DeStefano Jr.

Dec 12th, 2010 | By

New Haven’s Downtown Crossing is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reconnect neighborhoods and provide economic opportunities in the heart of the city.

Route 34 project in New Haven a ‘game-changer’

Dec 9th, 2010 | By

NEW HAVEN — Now it’s time for the nitty gritty on grant agreements with federal and state officials and accelerating design, but not before another celebration. City officials Wednesday brought together some legislators and many of the frontline planners responsible for the Route 34 conversion project, as well as its main partner from Yale University

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Infrastructure is foundation for prosperty, by Rosa DeLauro via The New Haven Register

Nov 18th, 2010 | By

“A national infrastructure bank, which I have called for since 1994, can help provide the resources to lay the foundation for future prosperity in the state.”

New Haven’s Highway-to-Boulevard Project a Winner

Oct 23rd, 2010 | By

Update with NRDC blog post: In a breathtaking series of press conferences and releases along with publication of a new report, the federal Partnership for Sustainable Communities – which is led by EPA, HUD, and the Department of Transportation – has announced an impressive amount of federal assistance to a wide array of sustainability projects

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New Haven lands $16 million toward transformation of Route 34 corridor

Oct 15th, 2010 | By

The city, in its second try, on Friday landed a $16 million federal U.S. Department of Transportation TIGER II grant that will kick off conversion of Route 34 from a limited access highway to urban boulevards from Union Avenue to College Street, sources said. via New Haven lands $16 million toward transformation of Route 34

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LETTER: Route 34 article went in wrong direction

Oct 11th, 2010 | By

Duo Dickinson’s piece on Route 34 on Sept. 19 was confusing and misleading. It conflated two distinct planning efforts: Downtown Crossing, a transportation-funded effort to convert the limited access portion of Route 34 east of Park Street back to streets that are connected to the downtown network, and a municipal development plan for the cleared

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New Haven details Route 34 revitalization plans

Oct 1st, 2010 | By

Details of New Haven’s “Little Dig” got fleshed out Thursday as the city awaits a decision on a major federal grant that would go towards the conversion of the Route 34 connector to an urban boulevard. via New Haven details Route 34 revitalization plans – The New Haven Register. From The Independent:  Traffic should only

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Partnerships eyed to further New Haven’s development plans

Sep 23rd, 2010 | By

The city is looking to partnerships with the region, state and the federal government to advance a transit district at Union Station, reclamation of Route 34 and mixed housing at Church Street South. via Partnerships eyed to further New Haven’s development plans – The New Haven Register. Also see Yale Daily News:  In separate meetings

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