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The fourteenth and final Steering Committee meeting for the New York-Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, 199 Water Street, 22nd Floor, New York, NY.

The next Steering Committee meeting for the New York-Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, April 11, 2014 at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, 199 Water Street, 22nd Floor, New York, NY.



The next Steering Committee meeting for the New York-Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Holiday Inn, 

1070 Main St Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604.


The next Steering Committee meeting for the New York - Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, January 10th, 2014 at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, 199 Water Street, 22nd Floor, New York, NY.

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Linking SoNo Station to Norwalk's Neighborhoods with Transit Oriented Development and Complete Streets

Wednesday, November 13th at 6:30 PM at the 
Stepping Stones Museum for Children 
303 West Avenue in Mathews Park

The City and the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency invite you to a presentation and working session on Complete Streets, pedestrian and bicycle friendly neighborhoods and community design. Complete Streets offer street designs to accommodate safe access for all users including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit users and motorists.

The next Steering Committee meeting for the New York - Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium will be held at 10:00 AM; Friday, November 8th, 2013 at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, 199 Water Street, 22nd Floor, New York, NY.

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Nassau County has confirmed workshop dates for the three selected station areas that will received a full pilot study. 


Capture4.JPGParticipate in one of eight public workshops to discuss findings and recommend actions for two projects underway by the New York-Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley and Southern Connecticut:


  • A Planning Enhancement study of approaches to make communities throughout the New York/ Connecticut region more sustainable through enhancements to regional transportation, housing, economic development and environmental planning.
  • A Fair Housing and Equity Assessment to analyze evidence and develop regional strategies to further fair housing and expand equity and opportunity. 

The workshop will include presentations of how neighborhood conditions are affected by federal, state and regional decision-making in housing, transportation and development, and engage participants in discussions of how planning and programs can be improved to build more sustainable and equitable communities.

The New York-Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium is a bi-state collaboration of cities, counties and regional planning organizations. This initiative, funded with a $3.5 million U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant, will integrate housing, economic development, transportation and environmental planning. The Regional Planning Enhancement study and Fair Housing and Equity Assessment are integral components of the initiative that includes place-based planning for sustainable development at key nodes in the regions transit network. Click to download a PDF of this public notice in English or EspaƱol.

Click on the links to register for any of the eight public workshops:
 
Yonkers, Nov 12: Link to presentation and agenda
Nassau, Nov 13: Link to presentation and agenda
Bronx, Nov 18: Link to presentation and agenda
White Plains, Nov 19: Link to presentation and agenda
Suffolk County, Nov 20: Link to presentation and agenda
Brooklyn, Nov 25: Link to presentation and agenda
Norwalk, Dec 2: Link to presentation and agenda
New Haven, Dec 9: Link to presentation and agenda

The next steering committee meeting for the New York - Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, September 13th, 2013 at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, 199 Water Street, 22nd Floor, New York, NY. This meeting may be attended in person or via webinar. Go to the following link to register for the webinar.


Norwalk TOD Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented
 Development and Complete Streets

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Where: Norwalk Police Station; One Monroe St. Norwalk, CT 06854

When: Tuesday, July 16 2013; 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The City is holding a public outreach workshop to discuss the team's initial impressions of the SoNo street network and its ability to better accommodate pedestrians, cyclists and transit-riders. The specific intent of the workshop is to understand community preferences and priorities regarding how and where the roadways in the study area could or should be improved. The City will also provide conceptual plans of the Golden Hill staircases for public review and comment. Maps and tools will be available to facilitate discussion and to spark ideas. All residents and business stakeholders are encouraged to attend and help the City develop a series of practical solutions to improve South Norwalk's streets.

The public workshop will be held on Tuesday, July 16th at 7:00 PM at the Norwalk Police Station (One Monroe Street). Information regarding the project can be found by contacting the Senior Engineer in the Department of Public Works, Mr. Michael Yeosock at myeosock@norwalkct.org or 203-854-7844.

Click here to read the press release.

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