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Elizabeth Kim

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In Stamford, a two-hour ride to work on a bike

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Tuesday’s front page features the second installment to a series I’m writing about bike commuting in Stamford. As a bike manager for Danny’s Cycles, my subject, Ken Tashoff, is no stranger to diehard cyclists, although he was far from one when he started. During our interview last week, Tashoff said that the idea of biking […] [Read More]
Categories: Transportation
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Zoning Board set to hear plan for South End crushing plant

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STAMFORD – After battling against a neighborhood nuisance for years, the residents in the South End thought they had finally won. In April 2014, after years of complaints from the community about noise and dust, a state Superior Court judge found in favor of the city’s claim that rock crushing was illegal in Stamford and […] [Read More]

BLT makes another big commercial purchase

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Harbor Point developer Building and Land Technology made a big splash in the Atlanta commercial market last week after announcing its purchase of a 2.2-million-square-foot corporate center. According to Commercial Property Executive, the $489 million sale was the highest-priced  sale of an Atlanta office property in history. BLT did not disclose the price, but several […] [Read More]

State DOT says testing at Stamford train station garage is complete

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The DOT on Thursday said that testing at the aging 727-space train station garage has been completed. The agency closed the nearly 30-year-old garage on Monday, April 13, after pieces of fallen concrete were discovered. An engineering team has been testing the concrete on all five levels of the garage to determine the safety of […] [Read More]

In Stamford, doing the math on the DOT’s parking estimates

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As Stamford train commuters endure a second week without access to one of the train station’s garages, one of the questions that have been raised is how a 1,200-space facility has been able to accommodate 1,375 daily permit holders reported by the state Department of Transportation. Following the closure of a dilapidated garage at Station […] [Read More]
Categories: Transportation

Bike to Work week set to kick off next month in Stamford

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As part of an effort to foster a growing bike movement, Stamford will kick off Bike to Work Week on May 11. The city has been taking part in the Bike to Work initiative since 2010. However, this year marks the first time that Stamford will have five days of Bike to Work events rather […] [Read More]
Categories: General

City asks court not to delay BLT case more than 90 days

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As Building and Land Technology tries to delay a court date to decide a 2012 cease-and-desist order, the city is asking a State Superior court judge not to postpone the hearing more than 90 days. Earlier this month, the environmental group, Soundkeeper, filed an affidavit arguing that the court should hear the case, which is […] [Read More]

Zoning Board to weigh plan to raise building height limits in Glenbrook

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The Glenbrook Neighborhood Association will host an open forum on Wednesday, April 22, regarding a proposal that would raise the permitted building heights of new developments from three to four stories. The law firm of Carmody, Torrance, Sandak and Hennessey along with city land use officials will be on hand to present and take questions […] [Read More]
Categories: Glenbrook, Zoning