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DOT Says Distracted Driving Crackdown Worked

The U.S. Secretary of Transportation says cash-strapped police departments around the country need subsidies to boost enforcement of state laws against distracted driving.

07/11/2011

Metro North file image from Metro North web site.

Derailment Causes Metro-North, Amtrak Problems

A derailed piece of work equipment halted Metro-North train service between Bridgeport and Fairfield Friday night.

06/25/2011

The Middletown I-91 Rest Area.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Lawmaker: Rest Areas Saved

The co-chairman of the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee says he’s been assured by the governor’s office that certain noncommercial rest stops will remain open, despite Connecticut’s budget challenges.

06/08/2011

(Map courtesy Department of Transportation)

Highway Rest Areas To Close

Signs have gone up on Interstate 84 in Willington, announcing the closing of the Connecticut Welcome Center westbound and the state rest area eastbound, effective July 1. The closings, along with the closings next fiscal […]

06/03/2011

Busway route (Courtesy: ctrapidtransit.com)

Malloy Supports Busway Completion

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says a proposed $567 million busway between New Britain and Hartford should move
forward.

04/04/2011

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Gross Receipts Tax Rises With Gas Prices

Connecticut motorists can’t blame higher gasoline prices on the cost of oil alone.

04/04/2011

Connecticut Vies For Florida Rail Money

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has directed the Connecticut Department of Transportation to seek a share of $2.4 billion in federal money originally set aside for Florida’s high speed rail project.

03/12/2011

Arnone To Stay On As Correction Commissioner; Redeker Named Acting DOT Head

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has reappointed Leo Arnone as the Department of Correction commissioner and named an acting Department of Transportation commissioner.

03/05/2011

DOT Chief To Resign

Jeffrey A. Parker, the Interim Commissioner of the State Department of Transportation has submitted his letter of resignation.

02/23/2011

Malloy Launches National Search for Commissioners

As he prepares to take office next month,  Governor-elect Dan Malloy says he’s launching a national search for commissioners for four state agencies.  Those are the Department of Transportation,  the Department of Education,  the Department […]

12/07/2010

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