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A snow plow driver checks his salt spreader on Jan. 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Bill Requires Study Of Road Treatments

onnecticut Transportation Commissioner James Redeker said Friday he’s willing to review whether it makes sense to add rust inhibitors to chemical road treatments used to clear ice and snow on state roads and highways, as his agency faces complaints from motorists, truckers and local fire officials about corroded vehicles.

02/28/2014

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

James Redeker (Courtesy CT-N)

Redeker To Meet With Commuter Group

Commuters will get an opportunity tonight to hear and address Connecticut’s transportation commissioner about the beleaguered Metro North rail line.

02/18/2014

WTIC Traffic Team tours  CTfastrak

Flatbush Avenue Bridge To Open Friday

Finishing the work ahead of schedule, there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday at the site of the Flatbush Avenue Bridge section of the CTfastrak project on the West Hartford/Hartford line. Officials with the […]

10/17/2013

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

Blumenthal Calls For Railroad Safety Provisions

Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on Metro-North Railroad to quickly install technology to prevent more fatalities.

06/19/2013

Haiti Disaster Renews Fears Of Major Earthquake In Southern California

Fed Help for Rail Freight

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut is awarding more than $8 million in grants to help modernize and improve the state’s rail freight system. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Friday that four regional railroad companies […]

05/31/2013

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State DOT Promotes Ridesharing Week

All this week, the state Department of Transportation is urging Connecticut commuters to share a ride. The DOT is promoting CTrides Week through Friday. The goal is to get drivers, for at least one day, […]

05/13/2013

Construction equipment and buses arranged for display on the future site of the Parkville busway station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Bus-Only Corridor Facing More Scrutiny

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s transportation boss is facing some criticism that the state’s $567 million bus-only corridor has not been sold to the public. According to The New Britain Herald, Transportation Commissioner James […]

11/08/2012