Transportation on Tap
Every several months goNewHavengo brings the transportation discussion to the community with TonT. Join us for an evening of beer and food with transportation and urban practitioners and experts! Make sure you sign up for our email list on the bottom of this page to receive TonT updates. Check out our media coverage of previous events here.
March 27, 2018 6:00 PM at BAR, New Haven
TonT discussed the Hartford Line train and how it will affect New Haven and the surrounding cities. Speakers also covered how other forms of public transportation will connect to the train line. Kim Dunham (Executive Director of the Greater New Haven Transit District) moderated a panel with the following speakers: Richard Andreski (Bureau Chief of Public Transportation at CTDOT), Cole Pouliot (General Manager at CTtransit), Mike Freda (First Selectman of North Haven), and Sri Muthu (Elm City Innovation Collaborative). See the Hartford Courant's coverage of the event.
December 4, 2017 6:00 PM at BAR, New Haven
TonT discussed the role of citizen participation in creating a more sustainable transportation system. Speakers included Representative Josh Elliott from Hamden, Douglas Hausladen (Director of Transportation, Traffic, and Parking for the City of New Haven), Dave McCluskey (former representative from Hartford), and Cheri Quickmire (Executive Director of Common Cause Connecticut). This TonT also included breakout discussion groups on three topics: improving bike infrastructure, red light cameras, and pedestrian crosswalk laws. See the New Haven Independent's coverage of the event.
February 22, 2017, 6:00 PM at BAR, New Haven
TonT discussed sustainable transportation and jobs access. Panelists included Dilias Ratchford, Community Representative Steve Fontana, Deputy Economic Development Director for the City of New Haven
Keith Lawrence, Director of Special Projects for the City of New Haven Erik Johnson, Senior Director, Strategy Policy and Innovation for the New Haven Housing Authority.
September 6, 2016, 6:00 PM at BAR, New Haven
TonT discussed the public right of way: reimagining how we use public space. Panelists included Anna Pickett, Development and Outreach Manager for Urban Resources Initiative; Sarah Sherban, Louise Endel Community Engagement Manager at International Festival of Arts & Ideas; James Jenkins, Executive Director of New Haven Farms; Jim Travers, Municipal and Business Consultant; and Lizzy Donius, Executive Director of Westville Village Renaissance Alliance. See the Yale Daily News and the New Haven Independent articles.
May 10, 2016, 6:00 PM at BAR, New Haven
TonT discussed people and places: active transportation for a safe, healthy, and connected New Haven. Panelists included Colin McEnroe, host of the Colin McEnroe show on WNPR; Holly Parker, Nelson\Nygaard consultant to the City of New Haven; Alycia Santilli, Deputy Director of Community Alliance for Research and Engagement at Yale; Byron Kennedy, Director of Health at the New Haven Health Department; and Ronnell Higgins, Chief of Yale Police & Director of Public Safety at Yale. See the New Haven Independent article.
February 2, 2016 at BAR, New Haven
TonT discussed stigma, equity, and 'choice riders' in transit and new urbanism. Speakers included Paul Bass, Editor of the New Haven Independent; Anstress Farwell, President of New Haven Urban Design League; Sen. Gary Winfield, CT State Senator; Seila Mosquera, Executive Director of NeighborWorks® New Horizons; and Doug Hausladen, New Haven Director of Transportation, Traffic, and Parking and Executive Director of Park New Haven. See the New Haven Register, the Yale Daily News, and the New Haven Independent articles.
September 14, 2015 at BAR, New Haven
TonT discussed the future of getting around in New Haven with presentations from CT Transit, CT Rides, CT Dept. of Transportation, and New Haven Dept. of Transportation.