CityLab recently published an article about the Hartford Line, Connecticut’s first commuter rail service. The Hartford Line connects Springfield, MA and New Haven, CT, with eight stops along the 62-mile line.
Doug Suisman is quoted in the article, talking about The iQuilt Plan, and how rail is integral to the vision:
The vision was to create a vibrant downtown that would be the living room for the whole city. Changing the paradigm from a car-dominated and parking-dominated downtown to a city focused on pedestrians, biking, BRT, and commuter rail—all concentrated downtown.
Read the full article here.