Conn. DOT issues statement about garage closing

The Connecticut DOT has provided further details on the train station garage, giving a more detailed outline of how the decision to close the garage came about as well as the time it will take to perform testing. The agency delivered a statement Wednesday night during the Commuter Council meeting, which was held in Stamford. […] [Read More]
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State DOT to close downtown train station parking garage

In an announcement released late Monday, the state Department of Transportation has decided to shut down its aging parking garage at the downtown train station after pieces of concrete fell from the third level onto the second level during the weekend. “Although some will be inconvenienced, we are taking this action to ensure the safety […] [Read More]

Construction resumes Monday on Urban Transitway

Construction is set to resume Monday on the second phase of the Urban Transitway, a $52 million project that will build a four-lane roadway on Myrtle Ave. between Elm St. and East Main St. The goal is to allow a route between the downtown train station and East Side. There will be no parking on […] [Read More]

Stamford to continue transportation study of West Side

The city is planning kick off the second phase of a transportation study on the West Side next by holding a workshop and public information meeting on April 1. The planning initiative, which began a little more than a year ago, aims to come up with strategies to improve transportation and economic development for the […] [Read More]

Stamford to close several downtown streets for snow clearing

Sections of the downtown will be closed on Wednesday morning for snow removal by the city’s Department of Operations, according to a press release from Mayor David Martin’s office. The streets affected are: Main Street between Washington Blvd. and Atlantic Street;West Park Place; Bank Street; Bedford Street between Broad Street and Walton Place. The mayor’s […] [Read More]

Poll: Was the plowing worse this week than last?

Content loading… Please enable javascript! Was the plowing in Stamford better or worse this week? Was the plowing better or worse this week? Better Worse About the same Snow cleanup in Stamford Last week for the failed blizzard the city’s Department of Public Works put all plow hands on deck. This week when we got […] [Read More]

A view of I-95 in Stamford during morning rush hour

Do I go in or stay home? That’s the question facing many workers in the region today as they come to grips with a snowstorm that was less than devastating. But with Metro North service not scheduled to resume until 1 p.m., most people who need to get to their jobs this morning will be […] [Read More]
Categories: Transportation, Weather

State DOT postpones presentation in Stamford

City land use officials and other stakeholders will have to wait longer still to hear from state Department of Transportation Commission James Redeker. Redeker had been scheduled to speak before the Zoning and Planning boards on Jan. 27 about its controversial $500 million redevelopment of the city’s downtown transportation hub. Last week, however, the city’s […] [Read More]