Capitol Report: Connecticut towns see money for transit development

New CTtransit buses

(WTNH) — The final week of December was a relatively quiet one in terms of Connecticut politics.

On Wednesday, Governor Dannel Malloy announced that the state is giving 10 towns nearly five and a half million dollars for transited-oriented development.

Basically, this money will be used to spur development along the soon-to-be complete Hartford Rail Line and the CT Fast Track bus line.

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Governor Malloy also used the opportunity to make another pitch to lawmakers to increase transportation funding in the next state budget.

Watch the video above for more.

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