Introducing the “public parklet,” a novel idea that’s been implemented in Newport, Rhode Island.
It’s a solar powered place to relax, enjoy a coffee, and surf the internet, while your device is charging.
This particular one is near a coffee shop and several stores. I can think of several places in downtown Hartford where these would liven up a block. What do you think?
More details from the Newport Buzz: http://www.thenewportbuzz.com/the-city-of-newport-just-installed-its-first-ever-parklet-and-its-solar-powered/11913
UPDATE: on Monday, Eric Boone of the Hartford Parking Authority posted this in response to the parklet post: