If a redesign of downtown Hartford’s traffic system creates a bus-only lane down Asylum Street, several prominent retailers and restaurant owners say the buses will be jockeying for space with moving vans — because they’ll leave.
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A group of Hartford residents told state Department of Transportation engineers Tuesday that they need to do better when it comes to offering up design concepts for the pedestrian bridge over Flower Street. “I want you to believe in yourself more,” Chris Brown, director of Bike Walk Connecticut, told them.
In an abrupt reversal, the city has dropped all opposition to closing Flower Street to accommodate the New-Britain-to-Hartford busway. Mayor Pedro Segarra’s decision came after weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations between city officials and aides to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who is committed to drive the busway to completion by early 2015. For more on this