Latest Connecticut Transportation


New Work Frustrates Some Metro-North Passengers

Riders on Metro-North’s Danbury line are expressing frustration with service on the line,



Small Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Commuter Train

A Metro-North commuter train has been evacuated after a small fire was reported in the mechanism that connects the train to overhead electrical wires.


A Metro-North train at the Bridgeport station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Malloy Seeks $3 Million For Century-Old Rail Span

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is seeking to borrow $3 million in state bonds to fix a railroad bridge in Connecticut that blocked commuter rail traffic in May and June.



Commuters Press Conn. To Improve Waterbury Rail

Connecticut commuters on a small Metro-North Railroad branch line are fed up with what they say is substandard service and are organizing to make sure they’re not ignored.


Interstate 84, area of exit 30 (Courtesy DOT)

Interstate 84 To Close At Exit 30 Area For Bridge Replacement

Interstate 84 in Southington will close in both directions at exit 30 this weekend for a bridge replacement project.


(Courtesy Department of Transportation)

Service Restored At Fairfield Train Station

Metro-North Railroad says train service has resumed through Fairfield after police finished investigating a suspicious package near the station.


File photo of a JetBlue airplane. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Malloy Marks New Jet Blue Flight With Trip To DC

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is flying round-trip to Washington, D.C. to highlight new nonstop service from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks.



Coast Guard Says River Traffic Will Be Halted For Repairs To Norwalk Bridge

The Coast Guard is telling boaters a rotating bridge along the Metro-North Railroad will be out of service to river traffic so train service won’t be affected by planned repairs.


A Metro-North train at the Bridgeport station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Metro North Releases Safety Report

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Metro-North Railroad, the nation’s second-largest commuter rail system, on Wednesday released a final report on what it has done to improve safety following a series of accidents last year and said […]



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