Legislative leaders are proposing a new agency to make Connecticut’s three deep-water ports more competitive, saying the time is ripe to carve out a niche and boost their economic potential.
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.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has assured lawmakers the Obama administration will prevent the closure of 149 small airport towers — sox of them in Connecticut — as a result of legislation passed by Congress, according to officials involved in negotiations on the bill.
Mass transportation to and from the Boston area was virtually shut down Friday as police conducted a massive manhunt for a suspect in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing.
Some flights bound for Bradley International Airport have been canceled due to bad weather in the nation’s mid-section. Airport spokesman John Wallace says ten flights have been canceled. A big snow storm tracking east is […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are considering a number of bills that would reinstitute highway tolls. The General Assembly’s Transportation Committee has scheduled a public hearing on Monday to hear testimony on various proposals […]
Federal transportation officials said Tuesday they found gun components and ammunition hidden inside stuffed animals — including a Mickey Mouse — carried by a passenger at Rhode Island’s T.F. Green Airport on Monday, and that the incident was related to a domestic disagreement.
Connecticut has received $51 million in federal money to help repair roads that were damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Irene and the rare October snowstorm.
A jury has awarded $1.6 million to a Thomaston man who sued the state Department of Transportation over injuries he suffered in a 2007 accident on an icy road.