Despite rain, Stamford bike rally draws 40 people

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Saturday’s bike ride and rally in Mill River Park attracted about 40 people, according to bike activist Mike Norris. The event was organized by Bike Stamford and People Friendly Stamford, two groups that are trying to spur the city into becoming more bike-friendly. The focus of the rally was to advocate for a long talked […] [Read More]
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Profiling the cyclists behind Stamford’s bike movement

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  Today’s front page of The Advocate includes my story about the city’s bike movement. When I embarked on the reporting, I foolishly thought I could profile one person that was spearheading the effort. Well, needless to say, one person quickly turned into three. Not only that, the three individuals I interviewed were all fascinating […] [Read More]

Stamford transportation committee to discuss Complete Streets law for Stamford

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The transportation committee of the Board of Representatives will discuss publishing a Complete Streets ordinance for Stamford at their regular meeting Monday night. [Read More]
Conceptual rendering of $500 million project at the Stamford Transportation Center.  Last July the the state Department of Transportation announced it had selected Stamford Manhattan Ventures LLC to build more than 1 million square feet of commercial, office, and residential space.

Stamford Zoning board to discuss train station project tonight

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The Stamford Zoning Board will discuss Monday night a proposed project to redevelop the area around the Stamford train station, according to an agenda issued Monday morning. The board will meet at 7 p.m. in the fourth floor cafeteria of the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Boulevard. Last month board members sought the city’s legal […] [Read More]

Stamford’s master plan

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A final draft of the city’s master plan, the document guiding development throughout the city for the next 10 years, will be released next week. A public hearing on the plan will be held on Oct. 7 for residents and business owners to give their input. Here is an earlier draft version of the master […] [Read More]
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Hope Street reopened following accident

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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]
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Man dies after being struck by car

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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]
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Pedestrian seriously injured in front of Stamford High

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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

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

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  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]