Posts Tagged ‘ CTfastrak ’

CTfastrak station nears completion

Oct 18th, 2014 | By

While working on the New Britain Downtown Station, a CTfastrak construction worker hums the theme to “The Jetsons.” Lisa Rivers, transit manager for the Connecticut Department of Transportation, knows why. “He says the lampposts look like flying saucers,” she said. “We used a lot of stainless steel here. It’s easy to maintain and it has

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State Purchasing $33M In New CTfastrak Buses

Aug 23rd, 2014 | By

Federal and state taxpayers are putting up nearly $33 million for 48 new buses that will have features not found on the CT Transit fleet.

Connecticut Seeks Development Near Busway, New Commuter Rail

May 1st, 2014 | By

Connecticut has put together a $15 million pot of public and private money to spur new housing and commercial development along the CTfastrak busway and Springfield-New Haven commuter rail route, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Wednesday. New residential and business development along the routes are key goals for Connecticut, which is pumping roughly $1 billion

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Cyclist Heads To Court To Reopen Hartford Street

Jan 22nd, 2014 | By

Cycling advocate and Hartford resident Christopher Brown is headed to court today to ask a judge to reopen Flower Street and begin the construction of a pedestrian bridge. Brown and his attorney, Ken Krayeske, filed the lawsuit against the Connecticut Department of Transportation in November when the street was closed for construction of the Hartford-New

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State seeking ticket vending operator for busway

Jan 5th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s Department of Transportation is seeking a firm to provide a ticket vending machine system for CTfastrak, the planned bus-only corridor being built between Hartford and New Britain. For more on this story, visit: State seeking ticket vending operator for busway – WFSB 3 Connecticut.