CT Fastrak First Day Riders (Photo by WTIC'S Chris Frances)

CT Fastrak Debuts

(Hartford, Conn/CBS Connecticut) – It was years in the making but the Hartford-to-New Britain busway known as CT Fastrak got its start just before 5 a.m. in Hartford. It seemed more curiosity as the first […]


Busway route (Courtesy: ctrapidtransit.com)

Busway Info Sessions Begin This Week

NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ The state Department of Transportation will update the public on the progress of the bus-only corridor being built between New Britain and Hartford.   The first of three open houses is […]


Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Bridge Ready, Smooth Running For Hartford Marathon

The state Department of Transportation today announced that a bridge along the route of the Hartford Marathon will be ready for Saturday’s race.


WTIC Photo

Traffic Changes On Flatbush, New Park Ave.

Traffic changes take effect starting Monday on Flatbush Avenue in West Hartford,


Ceremonial shovels on a bus, at the groundbreaking ceremony for a busway stop in the Parkville section of Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Flower Street Busway Deal Possible

There is a new development in a controversy related to the New Britain to Hartford busway.


File photo of a construction site for the New Britain to Hartford busway. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Construction Worker Injured On Busway-related Project

A construction worker was injured today in an accident at a project connected to the Hartford to New Britain busway.


Officials ceremonially break ground at the future site of the Parkville station of a busway slated to run between Hartford and New Britain. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Ground Broken For New Britain-Hartford Busway

After years of planning, state officials have broken ground on a rebranded half-billion-dollar Hartford-to-New Britain bus-only corridor.


Rendering courtesy of Connecticut DOT

Largest Busway Contract Awarded

A Massachusetts firm is the winning bidder for the largest construction contract for the 9.4-mile Hartford-to-New Britain busway.


Rendering courtesy of Connecticut DOT

DEEP Approves Wetlands Permit For Busway

Connecticut environmental officials say the state’s design for a 9.4-mile, buses-only corridor between New Britain and Hartford would not damage wetlands or sensitive areas nearby.


Rendering courtesy of Connecticut DOT

Unions Upset Over Out-Of-State Contracts

Organized labor hopes to turn up the heat on Gov. Daniel P. Malloy and the legislature over out-of-state companies winning contracts for state-financed construction projects.