HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut state government awarded Hartford and 10 other cities and towns $5 million for planning and development that focuses on mass transit, according to the Hartford Business Journal.
Hartford is receiving $730,000 for site plan and development analysis and the creation of a public-private partnership to facilitate "transit-oriented development" around its downtown Union Station.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the funds are aimed for projects that better link communities and their transportation infrastructure, such as rail and bus stations. For the full story, click here.