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Highway Repairs In Meriden

(CBS Connecticut)  –  Department of  Transportation crews will be working through the night  to repair a section of Interstate 91  northbound , near exit 16   in Meriden , damaged  when a tanker truck rolled over […]

07/13/2015

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 1:  The wreckage of a Metro-North commuter train lies on its side after it derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Multiple injuries and at least 4 deaths were reported after the seven car train left the tracks as it was heading to Grand Central Terminal along the Hudson River line.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

No Criminal Charges For Engineer In Bronx Derailment

  By JENNIFER PELTZ  Associated Press    NEW YORK (AP) _ No criminal charges will be brought against the engineer who fell asleep at the controls of a New York City commuter train in 2013, […]

05/14/2015

Metro-North derailment December 1, 2013 in the Bronx, New York. Photo from an NTSB preliminary report.

Train Control Systems Coming to Metro North and LIRR

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal transportation officials and the Metropolitan Transportation Agency have agreed on a nearly $1 billion federal loan to install technology that could slow trains when necessary on Metro-North Railroad and Long […]

05/06/2015

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Metro North Ridership Up In Connecticut

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy says an increase in ridership along the Metro North New Haven line demonstrates the need to continue the focus on the state’s overall transportation system, including rail. The […]

04/27/2015

FILE PHOTO - Bradley International Airport (ConnDOT photo)

Passengers Describe Flight And Emergency Landing

By PAT EATON-ROBB= ^Associated Press= HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A passenger on the SkyWest airlines flight to Connecticut that made an emergency landing in New York on Wednesday described a lack of air in the […]

04/23/2015