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Highway Tolls (File Photo)

Return of Tolls A Possibilty

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he plans to focus heavily on Connecticut’s transportation needs in the new year and is not ruling out tolls as a possible way to help foot […]

12/29/2014

(Courtesy Department of Transportation)

Cost Of Riding The Rails Going Up

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut commuter rail passengers will pay more in the New Year to ride the train. Starting Jan. 1, fares on the New Haven Line and Shore Line East will increase about […]

12/25/2014

(Photo Courtesy David Kaplan)

This Little Piggy Couldn’t Fly

A pig was ordered off a U.S. Airways plane at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on Wednesday after crew members determined the animal had become disruptive,

11/30/2014

(Courtesy Deputy Chief Brian Foley/ Hartford Police)

Plane Loses Power, Crashes On Busway

Hartford police report a plane has landed on the CTfastrak busway, at Flatbush and Newfield near the Hartford-West Hartford line.

11/29/2014

New CT Fastrack (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Hartford-New Britain Busway To Begin Service In March

The state Department of Transportation says the $567 million bus-only corridor between Hartford and New Britain will begin operating in late March.

11/25/2014

Amtrak Train (Getty Images)

Amtrak Worries About Northeast’s “Achilles’ Heel”

For tens of thousands of rail travelers in the Northeast each day, making a curtain time or simply getting to work can hinge on a bridge built two years before the Titanic sank.

11/15/2014

(File: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Derailment “Minor,” Amtrak Resumes Service

Amtrak has resumed commuter rail service in Connecticut between Hartford and Springfield, Massachusetts, after a minor freight train derailment.

11/12/2014

(Ann Karrick/WTIC Photo)

Man Burned On Top Of Train

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ A 21-year-old man is hospitalized after catching fire on top of a New York City-bound commuter train in Connecticut. Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials say the man was found on fire atop […]

11/09/2014

Amtrak (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Woman Killed On Train Tracks In Milford

Metro-North says a woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on the Metro-North tracks west of the Milford station Monday afternoon.

10/27/2014