TrainWeb.org Facebook Page
Updates on planned demolition of old Stamford Garage

 

STAMFORD PARKING GARAGE DEMOLITION & REPLACEMENT

--------------------------------------------------------------

The following links will give you more information on the CDOT’s plans to tear down the old garage at the Stamford Transportation Center and possibly rebuild it up 1/4 mile away from the train station:

 

MEDIA COVERAGE & COMMENTARY:

TV interview about Commuter Council & Stamford Garage project:   1-6-13

Testimony by Jim Cameron at 12-17-12 Hearing:  Questions for the Governor’s Taskforce

Stamford Advocate:   “Station Parking Plan Attacked at Hearing”     12-17-12

Stamford Patch:  “Public – Don’t Move the Station Parking Garage”

CT Mirror:  “Let us in on plans for new parking garage”

Stamford Advocate:  “Riders Attack CDOT Station Garage Plan”

Editorial:  CDOT Must Consider Stamford Commuters    9/16/12

Stamford Advocate:   “CDOT Railroad Station Development Opposed”     9/15/12

Angela Carella / Stamford Advocate:  “DOT Plan for Rail Garage Bears Watching”  9/14/12

CT Rail Commuter Council Media Release re: 9/20/12 public hearing

Stamford Patch story 7/31/12

Overview story (video) about the project

STAMFORD ADVOCATE ARTICLE:  July 17, 2012

“Talking Transportation” Commentary:  “CDOT Sells Out to Developers”

Reply from CDOT Commr. to Commentary:  “A Place That Will Better Serve Commuters”  8/4/12

 

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

FURTHER BACKGROUND…

·       Commuter Council Public Comment on Environmental Scoping of garage project   June 2012

·       MAPS of affected area showing old garage and possible sites for replacement

·       ENVIRONMENTAL “SCOPING” by CT Council on Environmental Quality

·       STAMFORD ADVOCATE story on garage demolition and rebuilding up to ¼ mile away.

·       STAMFORD ADVOCATE story about CDOT plans for RFP for project

·       COMMUTER COUNCIL media release about CDOT plans.

·       COMMENTARY from 2008 on ‘Stamford parking chaos’ from “Talking Transportation”

 

CDOT REPORTS & DOCUMENTS:

 

CDOT ISSUES FINAL “ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT EVALUATION”  -  August 2012

·       Public Comments on Environmental Scoping of project     June 2012

CDOT ISSUES FINAL RFP (Request for Proposal) FOR PROJECT:   July 13, 2012

          The full RFP  (139 pages)

          Lifecycle Cost Form

         Financial Documentation Form

---------------------------------------------------------------

Have a comment on the CDOT’s plans?   Send your comments to:

dot.environmentalplanning@ct.gov or DOT.StamfordTOD@ct.gov

or by mail to:  

Mr. Mark W. Alexander

Transportation Assistant Planning Director

Connecticut Dept of Transportation

P.O. Box 317546

Newington, CT  06131-7546

Please send us your e-mail address if you want to be kept informed about this project.

 

If you live in Stamford, contact your State Rep and State Senator and tell them how you feel:

 

STAMFORD DELEGATION: Click here to find your lawmaker.

State Senator Carlo Leone               carlo.leone@cga.ct.gov          1-800-842-1420

State Senator Scott Frantz               scott.frantz@cga.ct.gov          1-800-842-1421   

State Rep. Gerald Fox            Gerald.fox@cga.ct.gov 1-800-842-8267

State Rep. William Tong                   William.Tong@cga.ct.gov          1-800-842-8267

State Rep. Billie Miller                       Patricia.Miller@cga.ct.gov      1-800-842-8267

State Rep. Michael Molgano  michael.molgano@housegop.ct.gov         1-800-842-1423

State Rep. Livvy  Floren                   Livvy.Floren@housegop.ct.gov       1-800-842-1423

State Rep. Terrie Wood                    Terrie.Wood@housegop.ct.gov      1-800-842-1423

 

 

CT METRO-NORTH RAIL COMMUTER COUNCIL   

E-Mail:  CTRailCommuterCouncil@gmail.com

Web:  www.trainweb.org/ct