The CT Fastrak busway was tested out March 10 and 11. The busway's opening date was March 28.

Lawmakers Revise Malloy Plan For Local Transit Development

Legislative leaders, responding to complaints from municipal officials about the taking of property and worries about a loss of local control, have revamped a proposal by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy intended to boost economic development near transportation hubs.


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$5 Million To Help Transit Development

Connecticut is giving $5 million to 11 cities, towns and regional planning agencies as a first step to plan downtown development around rail and bus stations, state officials announced Thursday.


Port of Bridgeport (ConnDOT Photo)

State Drafts Development Plan For Ports

The state is drafting an economic development plan for Connecticut’s ports.


Dannel Malloy (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Malloy Vetoes Two Development Bills

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has vetoed two more bills. That’s a total of five vetoes so far from this year’s legislative session.



Bill Would Protect Municipalities From Recreation Lawsuits

A proposal to protect Connecticut cities and towns from lawsuits over injuries on lands owned by municipal authorities has passed a key legislative committee.


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Insurance Exec Named New Economic Development Head

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has chosen a top executive from the ING insurance company to run Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development. Malloy announced Thursday that Catherine Smith, CEO of […]


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Economic Development Commissioner Takes New York Job

Economic Development Commissioner Joan McDonald is leaving her Connecticut position to become New York’s top transportation leader.

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