82 Court St New Haven, CT 06511 - Wooster SquareThe bridge on Court Street between State and Artizan is unbelievably dark. The same bridge on Chapel has 2 lights and yet far more people travel via Court from downtown to get home to Wooster Square. Please fix!
15 Olive Street New Haven, Connecticut - Wooster Square
*Elizabeth Nearing has given us permission to share her story*
Last night, our friend Elizabeth Nearing was in a car accident on her bike. Despite bruises and a severely bent helmet, she's ok — resting, but okay.
Elizabeth was on her way to present at the Pecha Kucha on her work as Community Engagement Manager at Long Wharf Theatre. Coming from Long Wharf, she turned onto Olive Street from Water Street. It was dark, so she was wearing a reflective raincoat with both front and rear lights. She was also wearing her helmet and riding far to the right of the lane.
As she was passing Wooster Street, a car going 25 mph turned into her. Elizabeth's helmet was severely bent and the car's windshield was cracked.
As a friend of Elizabeth, I am extremely grateful that she is safe.
As a citizen, I am extremely concerned.
Olive Street needs be a safer place for all folks — pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists — to travel safely. To start, there are a few core things that could be implemented:
-Better lighting for visibility
-Signage for bicyclists
-A stop sign at Olive and Wooster
-A protected bike lane
Would love to hear others thoughts and continue this conversation.
Wooster Sq New Haven, CT - Wooster SquareYet another 8 cars (at least) in the Wooster Square area have been broken into with crow bars early in the morning of 11/12/10. NHPD were on scene as at least 2 perpetrators were witnessed fleeing the area. The Wooster Square area has been under siege by this rash of car break-ins over the past several months. Enhanced NHPD patrols are needed between 12a and 5a to catch the thieves/vandals in the act. Countless vehicles have been hit in the past 3 weeks, despite no visible items or other items of value in the cars.
47-71 Court St New Haven, Connecticut - Wooster Squaremakes court street very dark
59 Court St New Haven, CT 06511 - Wooster Square
I created a new issue. Each incident should be a new issue in my opinion. This helps demonstrate the seriousness.
Tonight, between 6 and 6:30 pm there was another mugging on Court
Street between Olive and Artizan Streets near the Friendship House
apartments. 2 men slammed a neighbor to the ground and took his
wallet and cell phone. Coincidentally, a coworker of the victim was
on his way home at the end of the incident and called the police.
Details are still coming in and I will let you know when I have a full
description of the attackers.
Please, do not walk home after dark on Court Street on the north side
of the street. Walk with a friend, do whatever you can to stay safe.
Go on SeeClickFix.com and comment and vote to have the muggings
Court And Olive 06511 - Wooster SquareFrom the New Haven Independent. This all seems to continue.
At 8:15 p.m. on Thursday, four men mugged someone at the corner of Court and
Olive Streets. Two of the muggers had handguns. They took a cellphone and a
black wallet with $25.
someone needs to fix this asap. this continues to happen at the *same* location, on a nightly or regular basis. why can't we get some more attention to this matter.
87 Union Street New Haven, Connecticut - Wooster SquareThe lamp focused into the Union Street Dog Park, mounted on the pole in the park near the service gate is not working. Thanks, United Illuminating!
Olive St & Grand Ave New Haven, CT 06511 - Wooster SquarePlease add a Walk signal and striping. It is unsafe for pedestrians to cross at Olive and Grand.
565 Chapel St New Haven, CT 06511 - Wooster SquareThe bright sign that's supposed to protect pedestrians from being hit in the crosswalk has been destroyed. It's lying on the sidewalk, the sign park totally snapped off from the base - unable to stand again.
49-87 Union Street New Haven, Connecticut - Wooster SquareBehind the small dog area of the Union Street Dog Park, behind the concrete wall in the back, there is an incredible amount of trash, old clothes, garbage, liquor bottles, and a medium-sized tent set up. Someone either is living there, or has lived there for a long time in the past. This photo is taken from above, looking over the wall.
78 Olive St New Haven, CT 06511, USA - Wooster Square
A man somehow got into the Smoothie building at around 6 p.m. on June 5 and attempted to break into two apartments. Both times he was interrupted by resident. Police were called to the scene but the man was nowhere to be found.
The suspect is a tall, lanky, light-skinned African-American man in his 40s or 50s. Bald, no facial hair, wearing a white striped dress shirt and carrying a black bag of tools.
87 Union St New Haven, CT 06510, USA - Wooster SquareThe new Union St Dog Park will be finished within weeks and safety in the area has become Issue #1. This location will soon to be trafficked by residents from Wooster Square, 360 State, Downtown and beyond but when the sun sets it is VERY DARK. Let's get lights up on the poles across the street so that neighbors are safe and police can identify any dangerous or unlawful activity at night. The sun will set by 5p only 6 weeks after the park opens. Let's get this done!