New Haven Mayoral candidate Toni Harp released an economic development plan earlier this month.
Part of her plan calls for an enhancement of New Haven's many neighborhoods as regional destination corridors. The plan would be to use the techniques of the "Main Street" and "New Urbanism" movements to enable each neighborhood to increase activity by becoming regional destinations.
She would also like to extend the City's "Complete Streets" program to reach more New Haven neighborhoods.
Her proposal also calls for more funds to create safer bicycle lanes that will be protected from vehicular traffic.
View the full plan on the New Haven Independent website here.
Yale Daily News reports that Paul Chandler, who is running for Ward 1 alderman in New Haven. During a recent campaign speech at Yale University, Chandler stressed the importance of public safety projects in the City, including completing bike lanes and creating brighter streetlights.
The population of Ward 1 is made up of 95% of the Yale student population.
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