As U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd headed for the door of a local spring company on his way to Berlin, someone asked how long it would take to get there.
“It would only take 20 minutes by train,” piped up Mike Nicastro, president of the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce.
The senator said that
New Britain is pushing for completion of a busway between the Hardware City and Hartford while is lobbying instead for commuter rail along an existing track. Bristol
“We ought to be able to have multiple choices,” Dodd said, with both options chugging forward to help improve the region’s transportation infrastructure.
But it doesn’t appear possible to have both the busway and a revived passenger rail service.
A stretch of track between
New Britain and doesn’t have room for both the busway and the rail, transport officials have said, so it appears that only one alternative can move forward. Newington
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