Posts Tagged ‘ TSTC ’

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

Analysis Shows Mixed Progress on Connecticut’s Transportation Funding Priorities

Apr 18th, 2013 | By

A new Tri-State report finds Connecticut making mixed progress on its planned transportation infrastructure investments. TSTC analyzed the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s $4.26 billion 2012-2015 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program to understand what types of projects the state intends to prioritize over the period and to determine how the state’s priorities have, and have not, shifted from previous years. For more on this study, click on this Environmental Headline.

How to make Connecticut roads safe for pedestrians

Apr 15th, 2013 | By

Each year since 2008, the Tri-State Transportation Campaign has published a report, Most Dangerous Roads for Walking, using three years of data to map the location of each pedestrian death. Route 1 has been Connecticut’s deadliest road in every report.

New Haven Open to Additional Traffic Calming as Route 34 Project Advances

Dec 19th, 2012 | By

New Haven’s Downtown Crossing project is moving forward. Earlier this month, the City received a $2.2 million grant to advance design work on the project, which aims to replace the Route 34 stub highway – a barrier between downtown New Haven and the Medical District — with two boulevards, while freeing up developable space in the current highway footprint.

Connecticut Officials, TOD Advocates Tour New Jersey’s Transit Villages

Dec 14th, 2012 | By

TSTC and advocates brought state and local officials from Connecticut to see examples of successfully implemented TOD in northern New Jersey last week. The tour was organized by the TSTC and NJ Transit, with the generous support of the One Region Funders’ Group. Click on this environmental headline for more from TSTC.

TSTC Interview: ConnDOT Commissioner Jim Redeker

Jan 20th, 2012 | By

TSTC analyses indicate that ConnDOT has been slowly improving since then, and they sat down with Commissioner Jim Redeker, who has headed the agency since last March, to talk about his work. He spoke at a recent transportation financing forum in Hartford.

Tri-State Transportation Campaign accepts a 2011 EPA Environmental Quality Award

May 5th, 2011 | By

Staff of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign accepted a 2011 EPA Environmental Quality Award at a ceremony in downtown Manhattan on Friday. According to the EPA, the award is “the highest recognition presented to the public” by the agency and is given to nonprofits, businesses, community groups, educators, and individual citizens who “have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to protecting and enhancing environmental quality and public health.”

TSTC takes a look at Transportation 2010 and an open letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Jan 4th, 2011 | By

The overall transportation story of 2010, particularly in New York, was one of fare hikes, service cuts, and diminished expectations, according to the Tri-State Transportation Campaign. They take a look at some of the themes from the year inside.

Route 11 Will Take Funds From Vital Areas — Letter from TSTC

Dec 16th, 2010 | By

Malloy is right that CT needs to revamp its transportation priorities and deal with the state’s transportation funding crisis, but ….

TSTC 2010 Annual Benefit 6-9 p.m. Nov. 11, NYC

Nov 2nd, 2010 | By

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign will honor the junior senator from New York Kirsten Gillibrand at its 2010 Annual Benefit, from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 11, at the Midtown Loft, 267 Fifth Ave., Manhattan.

Statement on Bond Commission’s Release of Funds For New Haven-Springfield Line

Aug 17th, 2010 | By

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign applauds Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell for her strong support of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Line, as shown by the State Bond Commission’s decision to release $260 million for the project today. Her support of this project puts Connecticut in the best possible position to receive funding from the second round of

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