Busway: Boost For The Environment?

Sep 7th, 2011 | By | Category: General

The $569 million busway to Hartford would be an environmental bonanza for central Connecticut by reducing air pollution and blocking urban sprawl, proponents declared at a state hearing on the project Wednesday night.

Several busway opponents have gained intervenor status, and will present their case on Friday when the hearing resumes in Hartford. The Connecticut chapter of the Sierra Club is among those who argue that the busway would ruin the chances for a better and less expensive transit option — a Hartford-to-Waterbury rail route that requires some of the same rights-of-way that the busway will take.

Read more here: Busway: Boost For The Environment? – Courant.com.

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