A Connecticut legislative panel is holding a public hearing to learn more about recent problems with the Metro-North commuter rail line, as well as other rail-related issues.
More than $537 million in borrowing to help fund construction and maintenance projects across Connecticut was approved Friday, including money for improvements to state highways, bridges, and rail and transit systems.
James Redeker, commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Transportation, is the new chairman of an organization created by Congress to come up with a long-term investment strategy for rail throughout the Northeast corridor.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has reappointed Leo Arnone as the Department of Correction commissioner and named an acting Department of Transportation commissioner.