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

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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]
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State DOT postpones presentation in Stamford

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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]

New rail cars enter service on New Canaan Branch

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STAMFORD — With the state’s more than $1 billion purchase of new rail cars complete, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday that two new sets of next-generation M-8 rail cars have entered service on the New Canaan Branch line. Malloy made the announcement prior to boarding one of the new trains for a trip back […] [Read More]

State DOT head set to speak about Stamford train station this month

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In a long awaited public presentation, the state’s Department of Transportation Commissioner, James Redeker, is tentatively scheduled to speak before the city’s land use boards on Jan. 27 about its proposed $500 million redevelopment plan for the downtown train station. During that meeting, which will be held at the Government Center, members of both boards […] [Read More]

Stamford biking group asks for feedback

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People Friendly Stamford, a bike and pedestrian advocacy group, has for a second year in a row released a survey  called “Stamford Share the Road.” Designed by bike activist and blogger Mike Norris, the data accumulated from the survey aims to identify dangerous streets and, for the first time, rate the bike-and pedestrian-friendly transportation efforts […] [Read More]
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Poll: How far do you plan to travel for Thanksgiving?

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Gateway garage opens pedestrian bridge, adds zipcars, charging station

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Developer Building and Land Technology announced Monday that it has opened a pedestrian bridge over Washington Boulevard between Gateway and the train platform. According to the press release, the bridge was financed between BLT and the Connecticut Department of Transportation as a way of providing a convenience for train commuters and to provide a link […] [Read More]

Zoning proposal for Stamford train station set for public hearing on Monday

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After being postponed on Oct. 27 because of a legal objection, a proposal to create a special zoning requirement for development around the city’s train station is set to have a public hearing Monday. The proposed zoning amendment, which was authored by the Zoning Board, is an attempt to exert influence on the redevelopment of […] [Read More]
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Voters head to the polls in Stamford

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STAMFORD — As of 2 p.m. 15,483 voters have cast ballots at the polls — or about 26 percent of the city’s 58, 477 registered voters, according to Republican Registrar of Voters Lucy Corelli. There was an early report of a problem with a scanner at one of the polling places, but Corelli said it […] [Read More]

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]