Parkers Disappear; Time To Green Garages?

Thomas Breen photoAs parking garage usage plummets during the pandemic, what should happen next to those hulking, largely empty, publicly-owned concrete behemoths that tower over downtown?

That question came up again and again during the most recent monthly meeting of Park New Haven, the quasi-public municipal parking authority that operates the Crown Street Garage, Temple Street Garage, Temple Medical Garage, Air Rights Garage, and Union Station Garage.

A call for innovative thinking

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Akron Delays Decision on Residential Development of Largest Unsold Green Space

The city of Akron delayed making a decision on plans for the residential development of 43 acres of wooded area and wetlands near Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) in order to consider an alternative.

The city now will solicit plans for conserving the property. The original plan called for the construction of 65 to 110 homes on the area recognized as the largest unsold green space in Akron.

In August,

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Historic roundhouse at Hazelwood Green being transformed into technology center

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A 133-year-old railroad roundhouse in Hazelwood is on its way to becoming the Pittsburgh location of a global entrepreneurship platform for economic development.

Leaders of the regional foundations that are working to redevelop the area, known as Hazelwood Green, toured the roundhouse Monday and heard from its designer

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Obituary: Karen Green – Portland Press Herald

Karen Green

SOUTH PORTLAND – Karen passed away peacefully on Oct. 2, 2020 due to complications of endometrial cancer. Karen was born August 14, 1951 the daughter of Richard E and Patricia (Jarvis) Peterson. She was married to Stephen E. Green for 51 years. She grew up in South Portland and was a 1969 graduate of South Portland High School.

In the summer of 1968 fate stepped in when Karen

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Grant Shapps intervenes after his green traffic policy creates ‘ghost town’ in his own constituency

Grant Shapps contacted the council to complain that the one-way system and barriers were 'not suited to the old layout of Welwyn' - Eddie Mulholland
Grant Shapps contacted the council to complain that the one-way system and barriers were ‘not suited to the old layout of Welwyn’ – Eddie Mulholland

Grant Shapps, the Transport Secretary, has been forced to lobby against his anti-car policy in his own constituency after barriers meant to aid social distancing turned a village high street into a “ghost town”.

Shopkeepers in Welwyn say businesses already struggling after the lockdown could

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