September 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 8, 2016 12:55pm
Under the plan announced today, the elevated part of I-84 that stretches through downtown Hartford would be lowered from its current elevation, but it won’t be replaced with a tunnel, according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Transportation Department officials.
by Jack Kramer | September 8, 2016 5:29am
Two groups opposed to a new high-speed Amtrak rail line through an historic section of Old Lyme are claiming that records they obtained show that recent public hearings are a charade and that approval for the project is a done deal despite opposition.
September 1, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | September 1, 2016 2:00pm
There’s another new study out that says yes, everyone hates it here and wants to leave. For most people, they probably aren’t about to drop everything and move to Arizona. But outmigration is still a nagging problem, especially for a state where the population is also aging.
Tags: population loss, outmigration, demographics, moving, Susan Bigelow, dh
August 30, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 30, 2016 2:21pm
(Updated Thursday, 2 p.m.) Ridership on the 9.4-mile dedicated busway between New Britain and Hartford has reached another milestone. According to state officials, it has carried over four million riders since its launch on March 28, 2015.
Tags: ctfastrak, James Redeker, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, ridership, New Britain, Hartford, busway, dh
August 19, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | August 19, 2016 10:00am
If you live in Connecticut, chances are you run across abandoned or barely used rail lines all the time. Our state has a rich railway history, and we must take advantage of that to reuse what we have and create new, better lines that will connect us with the rest of the country and beyond. Rail, not highways, are our future.
Tags: rail, railroad, rail trails, Old Lyme, Northeast Corridor, Amtrak, Hartford Line, light rail, Susan Bigelow, dh
by Robert A. Cuozzo | August 19, 2016 9:00am
I am a life-long Democrat and have voted the straight party line for some time. In addition, I have lived in Connecticut my entire life. That is why I am absolutely aghast that the democratically controlled General Assembly is considering resurrecting the mileage tax.
Tags: mileage tax, cafe standards, vehicles, Robert Cuozzo
August 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 18, 2016 12:00pm
August 12, 2016
by Jack Kramer | August 12, 2016 5:30am
August 5, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 5, 2016 4:04pm
July 29, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | July 29, 2016 10:00am