Ward 21 Alderwoman Brenda Foskey-Cyrus

Open Issues: 148 Closed Issues: 1,363 Acknowledged Issues: 224

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  • 325 Mansfield St New Haven, CT 06511, USA - Prospect Hill

    I walk up and down Mansfield St. at least twice a day, crossing Division Street and Munson/Hillside in the marked crosswalks. Even when I have begun crossing and am well into the middle of the street, cars blast through the crosswalks at 30 to 40 mph within 1-2 feet of me. Never once has a car stopped for me to cross at either intersection. Even when I was on crutches, no one cared. It is illegal for cars not to stop for pedestrians. If the police observed these crosswalks for an afternoon in unmarked cars, they could issue hundreds of tickets -- and perhaps the behavior of New Haven's drivers would finally change.

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  • Sachem And Winchester - Dixwell

    With the canal-trail becoming more and more used, and the intersection here (Sachem at Canal, just past Winchester) being an important access-point to the trail, it is dangerous that this is a three-way intersection with STOP signs on only two out of the three directions of travel! It seems to me a no-brainer to make this a Stop sign for everyone.

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  • 298 W Hazel St New Haven, CT 06511, USA - Newhallville

    I wonder how the Mayor and Police can justify constant gunfire coming from the Police Academy. I understand and am all for them refining thier skills, however they are between 2 schools, 1 being an elementry school and near close proximity to West Hazel, West Division, and Harding St. What is this saying to our kids, and the violence in this neighborhood?

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  • Muson And Winchester New Haven, CT 06511, USA - Prospect Hill

    Tomorrow night at 5:30 PM there is a public hearing at City Hall to grant preliminary approval of a petition to include this property (new lot L or the old Winchester factory) in the Science Park Corporation Planned Development District.

    The reason for this petition is so that Higher One may keep and expand its 160 person work force here in New Haven by moving across the street from their current location at 25 Science Park to the planned facility at new lot L.

    If you are in favor of this petition please speak-up here and also please show up tomorrow night to show your support.

    Here's is a link to the traffic survey which I have made public through google docs: https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=1gdPWpGrFJqTisEJkft1eIaOL8QlYMbeHZZL2ewDxm7WWqRUadaj3tyWqLImA&hl=en&authkey=CJqx0LQL

    Here is the link to the petition from the Science Park Corp. : https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=12UgRvj9m1FfY2uGWBQ0yfFOpF5TvYWb2NPhZR1MzYgmIHiBBxTTSnPG0J3o8&hl=en&authkey=CIyJurgG

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  • Cars go speeding up Mansfield Street at very unsafe speeds because it is just a long street, no stop signs or anything. Children are frequently riding bikes around as well, just seems like a terrible combination. Maybe adding stop signs or maybe even just speed bumps (or just those "rumble strips") to certain areas would help.

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  • 782 Orchard St New Haven, CT - Dixwell

    ALL OVER the city Harp signs are on the curb strip and public property. This is PW job to remove and fine them. At the 782 Orchard and all along that strip and other strips there is a severe abuse of this. Those campaigns are suppose to be fined for every sign. Public Works needs to get on the ball and remove these signs now.

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  • abused dog Archived
    17 Compton Street New Haven, CT - Dixwell

    A dog is being chained in the backyard of a illegal boarding house at 17 Compton Street and barks incessantly and is in distress. The owner abuses the dog, causing the dog to cry. The dog is sometimes brought into the house, but more often is chained in the backyard with no water and no food. Not only is this extremely hurtful to the dog, but it causes distress within the neighborhood. That dog must be taken away from the abusive owner.

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  • 200 Orange Street New Haven, CT 06511, USA - Dixwell

    I have seen the # of cars by parking all day in front of City Hall ( 200 Orange Street) by Goverment agencies increase to an unreasonable level this summer. ICE has 3-5 cars all day, every day, Treasurer has 3 cars all day and assorted other agencies vary from week to week. These are not hourly parkers. This is ALL DAY EVERY DAY. Don't these agencies have the underground parking below 157 Church St.?? It is appauling that taxpayers can't park near City Hall because of Goverment Agency Parking taking 10-15 of the 30 minute parking spots all day.

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  • Mansfield St 299 New Haven, Connecticut - Prospect Hill

    can a nicer address marker be added than spray paint? is Yale really unable to treat Newhallville the same way it treats other neghborhoods?

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  • 62 Shelton Ave New Haven, CT 06511, USA - Newhallville

    Why arent there more cops walking this area? They walk in groups of 2 on State and Orange Streets!

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  • Farmington Canal Heritage Trail New Haven, Connecticut - Newhallville

    Many people use the Farmington Canal Trail to access work and shopping, as well as for exercise. (Newhallville has very few parks for outdoor recreation.) Clearing it is a transportation justice issue. Obviously it is not a priority during and right after a storm, but at this point it should be plowed. It may be weeks before the snow melts off fully. Yale has admirably plowed the Trail below Division Street, but north of that it might as well be Antarctica.

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  • SLOW SIGN NEEDED Acknowledged
    Compton Street NEW HAVEN, CT. - Dixwell

    Today my dog was hit by a MANIAC YOUNG LADY doing about 65 on this small one way street where there is a daycare as well we need a speed bump or something to slow these people down!!!! I will speak to our alderperson about this!!!!

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