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The meeting will consider a resolution to select recipients of the Transit Oriented Housing Incentive Fund Grant Program. There will also be reports on the progress of two regional projects, the Execution Plan for Regional Sustainable Development and the Regional Fair Housing Equity Assessment.
If you are unable to attend in person, you may attend via online webinar. Visit http://bit.ly/16vYxrE to register for webinar access. A call-in number will be provided to webinar attendees.
For more information, contact Brian Dennis at firstname.lastname@example.org, 917.546.4316, or visit www.sustainablenyct.org for general information on the New York - Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium.
Location: NYMTC, New York, NY
January 10, 2014; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: NYMTC, New York, NY
- 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 Español.
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.
Development and Complete Streets
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 email@example.com or 203-854-7844.
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Public Presentation of Stamford's Preferred Transit Option
Thursday, June 27th 2013
MEETING BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 7:00 PM
Help craft a transit-supported future for Stamford's East Side.
Be a part of the long-term planning for economic and community development in your neighborhood.
Location of presentation:
Stamford Government Center
Board of Education Auditorium,
Stamford, CT 06901
Save the dates below for future public Steering Committee meetings of the New York and Connecticut Sustainable Communities Consortium. Locations will be updated at a later time. The Steering Committee is comprised of designees of the Consortium's Principals, representing the cities of New York, New Haven, Bridgeport, Norwalk, Stamford, Yonkers, White Plains, New Rochelle, and Mount Vernon; Nassau and Suffolk counties; the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC), South Western Region Planning Agency (SWRPA), Greater Bridgeport Regional Council (GBRC), South Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG); and the Long Island Regional Planning Council (LIRPC) and Regional Plan Association (RPA).
June 26th, 2013; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Purdue Pharma Stamford, CT
Join us on Wednesday, March 27, 6 pm at the John Martínez School Library (133 James Street, New Haven) to discuss Phase two of the Mill River Planning and Redevelopment Initiative. Topics will include potential new zoning for the area, waterfront redevelopment strategies, and more. This meeting is open to the public and light refreshments will be served. For questions, please contact the EDC at (203) 785-1000. We look forward to your thoughts and input on this exciting project.