Feds To Rethink High Speed Rail Plan In CT, RIThe federal government is rethinking a plan to build new high-speed railroad tracks through parts of Connecticut and Rhode Island after complaints that the project would devastate neighborhoods, marshlands and tourist attractions.
Federal DOT Rejects State Effort To Streamline Rail Project PaperworkThe U.S. Department of Transportation has rejected a request by Connecticut to streamline the paperwork for a multimillion-dollar high-speed rail project.
Hearings Scheduled For Proposed High-Speed RailConnecticut transportation officials have scheduled three public hearings on the plan to build a high-speed rail line linking New Haven, Hartford and Springfield, Mass.
High-Speed Rail Remains On TrackThe project manager for the proposed New Haven-to-Hartford-to-Springfield, Mass. high-speed rail line says the project remains on track, despite efforts by congressional Republicans to kill funding for President Barack Obama's rail initiative.