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Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Bus-Only Plan On Time, On Budget

Connecticut transportation officials have told state legislators that a $567 million bus-only corridor between Hartford and New Britain is on budget and on time.

02/19/2014

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

Feds Call for Metro North Improvements

NEW YORK (AP) _ The National Transportation Safety Board wants the Metro-North commuter railroad to make improvements in the wake of a December derailment that killed four people in New York City. The recommendations issued […]

02/18/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy with Metro-North leaders at a briefing, Feb. 17, 2014. (Credit: WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Conn., MTA Agree On Review Before Electrical Work

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have agreed to establish an independent review before work is done on power or electrical lines to avoid outages similar to what disrupted Metro-North Railroad last September.

02/17/2014

(Courtesy Department of Transportation)

Malloy Set To Meet With New Metro North Head

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to meet privately with the new president of Metro-North Railroad. The Democrat, who’s been critical of the commuter railroad in recent months, has said he […]

02/15/2014

Interstate 84

Cuomo Closes I-84 To Trucks In New York State

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo closed Interstate 84 between Connecticut and Pennsylvania Thursday afternoon.

02/13/2014

File photo of electric cars. (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Honoring Top Electric Car Dealers

Automobile dealers in Connecticut who sell or lease the most electric vehicles will get a special recognition from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

02/13/2014

Metro-North tracks (Ann Karrick/WTIC Photo)

Storm Prompts Metro-North To Reduce Thursday Service

Metro-North Railroad has reduced service due to the winter storm headed to the Northeast.

02/12/2014

(Credit:  ThinkStock)

Group Labels Two Roads Most Deadly In Connecticut

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Two busy Connecticut roads have been branded the most dangerous in the state by the group Tri-State Transportation Campaign. It says Route 1 along the shoreline, also known as the Boston […]

02/10/2014

Grand Central Station (Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Weather-Related Conditions Slow Commuter Rail

The Metro-North Railroad is reporting 15-minute delays on the New Haven, Harlem and Hudson lines because of weather-related conditions.

02/10/2014