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posted 04/06/18

New Train Station and Rail Service Sparks Investments in Communities

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Meriden Station, a key station stop along the CTrail Hartford Line, is an emerging transit center and an early transit-oriented development (TOD) success story. The City's transit oriented development program seeks to transform the half-mile area around it into a vibrant neighborhood that includes new residential and commercial development, public spaces and improved access to public transportation. Several other projects are completed or underway, including construction of three mixed-use TOD projects that include 295 new residential units and 31,000 square feet of commercial space, a 273-space parking garage, a 14-acre town green, and demolition of the Mills public housing project and the former Record Journal building. Ongoing public and private investment in Meriden's TOD projects exceeds $150 million.

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