Category Archives: Placemaking

Placemaking at Town Green District encompasses activating and enhancing Downtown New Haven’s public spaces to catalyze economic development, improve public safety, and promote the assets, inspiration, and potential of the district.

Town Green Extends the Outdoor Dining Experience

Stephanie Simoni of WTNH is out and about downtown New Haven checking out Town Green's Terrace Program in New Haven re-purposes parking spots so you can dine al fresco

If you’ve taken a spin around the Elm City recently you might have noticed, instead of cars, there are bike racks and diners in parking spots.

It’s what the city is calls a terasse. It’s where a business pays the city for the parking and they rent from the Town Green special services. So, they can rent the ballards and patio furniture.


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Elm City Bike Safety Campaign

Did you know that you can be ticketed for riding your bike on the sidewalks in New Haven? Many people do this each day and are not aware of the rules. Elm City Cycling, a local non-profit, in collaboration with Street Smarts, a local pedestrian safety campaign, are helping to spread the awareness of such rules through their bike advocacy programs. Green Lanes were rolled out this summer downtown to allow bicyclists to have a clearly marked place to ride their bike safely on the road. For more information on this program visit:

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