GUILFORD, CT—A bipartisan group of shoreline state legislators and first selectman held a press conference at the Guilford train station Wednesday to oppose proposed cuts by the Department of Transportation to the Shore Line East commuter rail line.
February 1, 2018
November 20, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — An estimated 3.3 percent more Americans will be hitting the road this year for Thanksgiving than last year, according to AAA’s Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Forecast. AAA expects the 2017 holiday weekend to see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, with 2.25 million New Englanders set to get away — an increase of 3.5 percent over last year.
July 12, 2017
by Christine Stuart | Jul 12, 2017 3:53pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Economic Development | Transportation | Rail | East Lyme | Lyme | Old Lyme | Old Saybrook | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector
HARTFORD, CT — The Federal Railroad Administration admitted Wednesday there was too much public opposition to its plan to lay new tracks from Old Saybrook to Kenyon, Rhode Island to expand rail service in the Northeast Corridor.
June 7, 2017
NEW HAVEN, CT - A fight for control of Union Station has ended in an agreement between the New Haven Parking Authority and the state.
December 21, 2016
A record 103 million people nationwide plan to travel for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays, according to AAA, so those heading to see family and friends this week and next will have plenty of company.
December 16, 2016
by Christine Stuart | Dec 16, 2016 4:26pm
Posted to: Business | Transportation | Rail | East Lyme | Lyme | New London | Old Lyme | Old Saybrook | Stonington | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Mystic
HARTFORD, CT — Federal railroad officials endorsed a controversial plan to bring high-speed rail through a historic part of Old Lyme as part of the new Old Saybrook-to-Rhode Island bypass for Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor. But no one in Connecticut seems to be on board.
November 21, 2016
More people than last year plan to travel for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and, as usual, the vast majority will be hitting the road, according to AAA.
October 28, 2016
BRANFORD, CT — Three years after work started, town and state officials, including the governor, Friday celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Branford train station.
October 4, 2016
Fare increases ranging from 6 to 16.7 percent on Connecticut’s rail and bus systems will be hitting Connecticut commuters in the pocketbook come December.
September 30, 2016
The state Bond Commission Friday approved tax obligation bond requests for $282.6 million in transportation projects, including $60 million for the double tracking of the Hartford rail line and $200 million to buy 60 rail cars for the New Haven line.