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Andersonville’s Catalpa Avenue Could Become A Car-Free Public Plaza

ANDERSONVILLE — Neighbors are being asked to weigh in on new ideas for the planned Catalpa Avenue public plaza, including the possibility of closing it permanently to car traffic. City officials are moving forward with plans to reconfigure Catalpa Avenue between Clark Street and Ashland Avenue into a pedestrian plaza with seating, shade and decorative …

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Opinion: Keep Twin Brooks Drive car-free and dedicate more public space to Trumbull’s people

Opinion: Keep Twin Brooks Drive car-free and dedicate more public space to Trumbull’s people

The current construction in Trumbull’s Twin Brooks Park is an exciting move to better manage floods in an important watershed and continues the great progress made by the Tesoro administration in improving the town’s parks and trails. According to the town’s official statement, as part of the project a new 8-foot-wide paved pedestrian trail will …

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The city that pioneered Europe’s car-free future

The city that pioneered Europe’s car-free future

Press play to listen to this article This article is part of POLITICO’s Global Policy Lab: Living Cities, a collaborative journalism project exploring the future of cities. Sign up here. Every year, thousands of people are killed in road-related accidents in cities across Europe. None of those deaths are happening in Pontevedra. Over the past two decades, cars have …

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