The U.S. Department of Transportation has rejected a request by Connecticut to streamline the paperwork for a multimillion-dollar high-speed rail project.
Connecticut transportation officials have scheduled three public hearings on the plan to build a high-speed rail line linking New Haven, Hartford and Springfield, Mass.
The project manager for the proposed New Haven-to-Hartford-to-Springfield, Mass. high-speed rail line says the project remains on track, despite efforts by congressional Republicans to kill funding for President Barack Obama’s rail initiative.
Connecticut has been awarded $30 million in federal transportation funding for a planned high-speed rail project between New Haven and Springfield, Mass.
By STEPHANIE REITZ, Associated Press Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut has won a major federal grant to help launch high-speed passenger rail service through the heart of southern New England. U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd’s […]