Connecticut submits $227 million high-speed rail bid

Apr 10th, 2011 | By | Category: High Speed Rail, New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Line, Transportation

Following Florida’s rejection of $2.4 billion in federal high-speed rail funds, Connecticut officials formally submitted an application Monday to use $227 million of the money to improve a rail link from Springfield, Mass., to New Haven.

“New train service will connect communities, generate sustainable growth, help build energy independence and provide links to travel corridors and markets beyond our region,” said James Redeker, the acting commissioner at the state Department of Transportation.

Read more here: Connecticut submits $227 million high-speed rail bid – Connecticut Post.

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