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Watching issues created after: 2013-10-01

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  • Willow St./ Nicoll St. Intersection (East Rock) New Haven/East Rock, Connecticut - East Rock

    Speeding down Willow St. as vehicles come off of I-91 is a major safety concern, especially given the vicinity of East Rock Elementary School and high volume of pedestrian traffic as you enter the residential East Rock neighborhood.

    Suggestions to reduce speeding:

    1) Speed Limit Signs Needed on Willow St. : Currently, there is a noticeable absence of speed limit signs, and none are posted on the east or west bound sides of Willow St. from the stretch from the I-91 exit ramp until after Orange St.

    2) Addition of Stop Signs at Willow/Nicoll St. Intersection: This busy intersection has been a magnet for car and pedestrian accidents for years, and the addition of east and west bound stop signs at the Willow/Nicoll St. intersection could be a quick and inexpensive effort to slow traffic, reduce speeding and hopefully mitigate future accidents. Note: There is currently a traffic light at Willow St./Mitchell Dr., but once past the light, vehicles speed on Willow St. past the Nash St. and Nicoll St. intersections.

  • 986 Chapel St New Haven, CT 06511, USA - Town_Green

    A former comedy club, this Yale-owned storefront at 986 Chapel Street has been empty since before Bruce Alexander came to New Haven in 1998. (Out of fairness to Bruce, Yale didn't take ownership of this piece of the Schiavone portfolio until 1999.)

    C'mon Bruce, you're a real estate whiz. I know you and Yale can do better, -- especially given the fact that this is such a great location. Renovate the hideous storefront into something respectable, and then I bet you'll find a good tenant in a hurry.

    PS -- It is not okay that next door at 976 Chapel is also a permanently dead storefront. I understand that it is such a big space that it's tough to rent. However, lower the rent if you have to! This is prime real estate, and the neighborhood deserves another lively retail tenant.

    Bruce's bio here:
    http://www.yale.edu/about/alexander.html

    email Bruce, (politely please), at bruce.alexander@yale.edu

  • This is where you cross Route 34 with no pedestrian crossing signals to guide you. A life or death situation every time. Due to be fixed eventually, but it would be nice if it happened sooner.
  • 286 York St New Haven, CT 06520 - Dixwell
    I recently traveled over 1.5 hours to go to an Apple store in the West Farms Mall. I think this would be an ideal location, with shops open late already the hours would be perfect. Coffee houses next door, ABP on the corner - parking down York Street and on Broadway.
  • 47-71 Court St New Haven, Connecticut - Wooster Square
    makes court street very dark
  • Urban Blight Archived
    387 Lenox Street New Haven, CT - Fair Haven Heights
    This house is in deplorable condition and there is a large accumulation of vehicles and neglect of property.
  • Chapel And High Street - Town_Green
    I have seen cops on a daily bases park illegally underneath the stop light, get out of their car, walk into starbucks, get a coffee and walk out to their car and leave. I am pretty sure that they are only allowed to break the law for reasonable reasons or if they are doing something positive like stopping a crime. I don’t think getting a coffee or going to News Haven applies to this situation. I would like it stopped, and for our cops to start obeying the same laws they enforce on us.
  • 350-400 Foxon Blvd New Haven, CT 06513, USA - Quinnipiac
    A month ago it was reported that people were selling drugs around 1361-1363 and 1423 - 1425 Quinnipiac Avenue. It is still happening and we don't see police in the area. The seller(s) live in the Housing Authority buildings at 1435 Quinnipiac Avenue and also come from the projects on Eastern St. to peddle drugs here.Calls are made to the NHPD but no one responds.
  • 779 Edgewood Ave New Haven, CT 06515, USA - Westville
    Here's a hypothetical proposal using StreetMix: https://newhavenurbanism.wordpress.com/edgewood-avenue/ Vote it up if you want a cycle track here and want to stay updated.
  • 242 Canner St New Haven, CT 06511 - East Rock
    Everywhere in New Haven, drivers treat red lights only as suggestions and speed straight through them, especially if the light has just changed. I see this happen every day, but I've never seen anyone get pulled over for it. It's especially bad at Canner and Whitney. The NHPD and YPD need to crack down before someone gets killed.
  • 1435 Quinnipiac Ave (Hidden Quarry) - Quinnipiac
    Content blocked by rejections
  • 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
    STOPPED!!!!