Governor Lamont Announces $11.7 Million in State Grants To Improve Transportation Safety and Accessibility in 17 Towns and Cities
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont and Transportation Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto today announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation is awarding $11.7 million in grants to 17 towns and cities across Connecticut under the state-funded Community Connectivity Grant Program.
Now in its fifth round of awards, the program is an infrastructure improvement initiative that provides funding for local projects that improve safety and accessibility for pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users in urban, suburban, and rural communities.
“These projects help connect people to their communities, promote economic development, create more vibrant town centers, and encourage environmentally friendly transportation options,” Governor Lamont said. “Supporting this program with state dollars is improving the quality of life for towns and cities throughout the state.”
“Increasing safety and improving connectivity are top priorities for the Connecticut Department of Transportation,” Commissioner Eucalitto said. “Through the Community Connectivity Grant Program, we are helping make our village, town, and city centers safer and more accessible. Thank you to Governor Lamont and the State Bond Commission for ensuring these funds are available to assist towns and cities with important projects.” To see a complete list of the towns and learn more view the press release HERE.