Busway opponents booed as Malloy defends projectMay 10th, 2012 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news | Category: Top Story
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is defending the proposed 9.4-mile, buses-only corridor between New Britain and Hartford, calling it an important project that will help to address future traffic problems.
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Opponents of the 9.4-mile New Britain-to-Hartford busway rallied at the Legislative Office Building Wednesday morning where they were booed by dozens of construction workers who support the nearly $570 million project.
Republican lawmakers such as Rep. Whit Betts of Bristol and Sen. Joseph Markley of Southington continued to argue against the busway, saying they would rather see the millions of dollars spent on repairing existing highways and bridges.
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Governor Malloy defended the proposed New Britain to Hartford busway as an important project for the future of the state.
Opponents of the New Britain to Hartford busway project are now calling it Malloy’s Folly, but unemployed construction workers call it a major jobs plan.
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