Walking around the downtown area is possible and pleasant in Hartford, although visitors also have the option of taking the Dash Shuttle, a free shuttle service that loops the central business district, making stops near hotels and major attractions. It operates Monday through Friday, 7am to 7pm. CTfastrak is Hartford's newest transportation option, and the buses have free wifi. CTTRANSIT bus services also operate regularly. Many visitors choose to hire cars, especially if they plan to travel outside of the city. A number of car hire options are available and driving is relatively stress-free in Hartford and the surrounding region.
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