May 26, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | May 26, 2015 5:30am
There has been a spate of fatal railroad accidents in recent years, and Connecticut’s congressional delegation, perhaps more so than congressional representatives from any other Northeast state, have adopted commuter safety, both rail and road, as a cause célèbre. But Connecticut’s representatives are not necessarily unanimous on the question of how to keep infrastructure projects funded.
May 21, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | May 21, 2015 5:13pm
A bill designed with Tesla Motors in mind made it through the House on Thursday, paving the way for the Senate to decide if the company should be allowed to bypass auto dealers and sell its electric cars directly to Connecticut consumers.
Tags: Tesla, electric cars, Elon Musk, car dealers, elizabeth regan, dh
May 19, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | May 19, 2015 2:42pm
Connecticut voters may get the chance to weigh in on a “lock box” measure that would prevent state government from siphoning money from the Special Transportation Fund to cover other General Fund expenses.
May 18, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 18, 2015 11:13pm
The House approved a bill Monday night that allows undocumented immigrants to use a foreign birth certificate with a raised seal as a secondary form of identification in obtaining a driver’s license in Connecticut.
Tags: drive-only, license, DMV, Tom O'Dea, Juan Candelaria, undocumented immigrants, insurance, dh
by Cara Rosner | May 18, 2015 11:00am
May 4, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | May 4, 2015 3:37pm
Connecticut State Police joined troopers from throughout New England on Monday as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy kicked off a 5-day regional speeding crackdown at a commuter parking lot in Windsor.
April 28, 2015
by Sarah Paduano | April 28, 2015 7:52am
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Transportation Commissioner James Redeker pitched their plan Monday to spend an additional $2.8 billion as part of their five-year ramp up to a 30-year, $100-billion vision for transportation.
April 9, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | April 9, 2015 8:00pm
This feels like a completely different place, I thought as I rode through Newington in the back of a brand new CTfastrak bus. It may not seem like much, but our new bus rapid transit line has already changed the way we look at Greater Hartford.
Tags: ctfastrak, New Britain, Newington, hartford, transportation, Susan Bigelow, dh
March 31, 2015
by Christine Stuart | March 31, 2015 4:21pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy appointed former New Haven state Rep. Cameron Staples to chair a commission tasked with figuring out how to fund his $100 billion, 30-year vision for improving Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure.
March 27, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | March 27, 2015 1:49pm
Today the state’s Planning and Development Committee passed two bills that — if they become law — will create vast new powers for state and regional bodies over local governments in Connecticut.