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September 18, 2017

Connecticut Drivers Facing Spike in Gas Prices As Texas Refineries Struggle to Recover From Harvey

by Cara Rosner | September 18, 2017 11:00am

After a sudden jump following Hurricane Harvey, gas prices have leveled off — but they still remain more than 10 percent higher than they were a month ago.

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September 12, 2017

Report Finds Lack of Investment In Transportation Will Hurt Connecticut

by Christine Stuart | September 12, 2017 1:06pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — A new report seeks to calculate what would happen if Connecticut failed to invest in its transportation infrastructure over the next 20 years.

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September 11, 2017

Electronic Tolls Find Their Way Into Budget Debate

by Christine Stuart | September 11, 2017 5:29am

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — In June, the House failed to muster enough support to pass legislation to set up electronic highway tolling, but legislative support may not matter if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy gets his way.

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September 1, 2017

No More Free Parking In Hartford For Accessible Permit Holders

by Cyrus dos Santos | September 1, 2017 11:30am

Cyrus dos Santos / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The capital city will no longer offer free metered parking for commuters with disabilities starting today.

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August 21, 2017

Investigation Finds Difference of ‘Management Style’

by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2017 3:01pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — The man who is credited with saving the life of a co-worker back in 2011 accused Kevin Dillon, the head to the Connecticut Airport Authority, of creating a “hostile work environment” that caused him to resign after 26 years.

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August 11, 2017

New Bus Service To Connect Hartford And Storrs

by Jack Kramer | August 11, 2017 11:30am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — CTtransit bus route service, starting Aug. 13, will provide University of Connecticut students, faculty, and staff the ability to connect directly to downtown Hartford via public transit.

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August 8, 2017

Larson Proposes Carbon Tax To Pay For Nation’s Infrastructure

by Christine Stuart | August 8, 2017 1:52pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie EAST HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Rep. John B. Larson has a big idea about how to solve the nation’s crumbling infrastructure and he wants to create a carbon tax to pay for it.

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July 14, 2017

Changes On Horizon For Uber Drivers, Passengers

by Cara Rosner | July 14, 2017 5:30am

By the end of July, Uber, the increasingly ubiquitous ride-sharing company, will be making some changes intended to improve drivers’ experiences. First on its agenda: making it easier and faster for drivers to receive tips.

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July 12, 2017

Connecticut Officials Applaud FRA Decision To Scrap Plans For Old Saybrook Route

by Christine Stuart | July 12, 2017 3:53pm

Courtesy of the FRA website 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.

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June 28, 2017

Transportation Group Says Connecticut’s Rural Roads Are Deficient

by Jack Kramer | June 28, 2017 3:24pm

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut has the second worst rural transportation system in the country, according to a new report released this week.

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