transportation

Merritt Parkway (ConnDOTPhoto)

DOT To Study Trail Along Merritt Parkway

Connecticut’s Department of Transportation is beginning to study whether a multi-use trail along the Merritt Parkway, stretching from Greenwich to Stratford, is feasible.

11/24/2011

Torrey Life Sciences Building (Courtesy University of Connecticut)

UConn Students Can Check Out Bicycles From Library

University of Connecticut students can now check out bicycles from the campus library.

10/08/2011

Port of Bridgeport (ConnDOT Photo)

State Drafts Development Plan For Ports

The state is drafting an economic development plan for Connecticut’s ports.

10/06/2011

Lawmakers Fight Federal Transportation Cuts

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Representative Chris Murphy say Connecticut will be hurt by proposed cuts in federal transportation funding now being considered by Congress.

08/12/2011

File Photo (Michael Smith/Getty Images)

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

gas-pump

Gross Receipts Tax Rises With Gas Prices

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

04/04/2011

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