Hope Street reopened following accident

STAMFORD — A minivan crashed into a stone wall and a utility pole on Hope Street near the Glenbrook Shopping Center Friday morning, shutting down a section of the busy road from Pine Hill Avenue to Toms Road. The road was reopened to traffic after about an hour at 11:15 a.m. No injuries were reported […] [Read More]
Categories: Traffic, Transportation

Man dies after being struck by car

STAMFORD — A 65-year-old Stamford man died of injuries he sustained after he was struck by a car Friday morning while walking up Strawberry Hill Avenue near Stamford High School. The man was identified as Carmine Passero, who lived close to the accident scene. The driver of the car, Peter Parashkevov, 50, of 70 Strawberry […] [Read More]

Pedestrian seriously injured in front of Stamford High

Police and medics responded to a man struck by a car in front of Stamford High School just before 9:37 this morning. Police shut down the northbound lanes of Strawberry Hill Avenue for 45 minutes while police investigated the accident. Police say the pedestrian has a serious head wound. The man was conscious, but was […] [Read More]

Connecticut Public Transportation Commission to meet at Government Center tonight

The Connecticut Public Transportation Commission will hold a public hearing Tuesday May 13 about the Stamford station redevelopment and other public transportation topics at the Stamford Government Center at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the fourth floor cafeteria of the Government Center at 888 Washington Boulevard. Details of the proposed $500 million project […] [Read More]
Categories: Transportation

Planning Board to hold public workshop and Open House on Master Planning Update

  The Stamford Planning Board will hold the last of several scheduled public workshops on the once a decade Master Plan Update. The workshop will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, in the fourth floor cafeteria, at the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Boulevard, Stamford. This morning the city posted a draft copy […] [Read More]
Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Blumenthal convenes hearing on rail safety

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is expected to convene a hearing on rail safety this morning to examine issues relating to recent accidents involving Metro-North and freight trains carrying volatile petroleum in North Dakota. Among those expected to testify are Joseph Szabo, administrator of the Federal Railroad Administation, which is currently conducting its own review […] [Read More]

Truck strikes Atlantic Street RR overpass

STAMFORD — A tractor-trailer snarled traffic from downtown to the city’s South End early Thursday afternoon when it became wedged under the Atlantic Street railroad overpass.   [Read More]

Martin meets with DOT Commissioner

ABOVE: Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James P. Redeker STAMFORD — Mayor David Martin met Tuesday with Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James P. Redeker, but declined to reveal details of their conversation about the redevelopment of Stamford’s Transportation Center. “I’m not prepared to release specifics, but I will say it was a very frank […] [Read More]

Stamford snow emergency remains in effect until 6 p.m.

STAMFORD — A snow emergency ordering all residents to park their cars off of major downtown streets will be lifted as of 6 p.m. Wednesday. The mayor’s office issued the following release Wednesday morning with the list of all restricted streets:           January2014 SnowEmergencyEnd (PDF) January2014 SnowEmergencyEnd (Text) [Read More]

Metro-North to curtail schedule after 8 p.m.

Metro-North is encouraging all commuters to get an early start on their journey home because starting at 8 p.m. it will be canceling or combining trains. Here are the details of the schedule after 8 p.m.:         Release 2014 01 21 Winter Storm Update (PDF) Release 2014 01 21 Winter Storm Update […] [Read More]