As legislators congratulate themselves for cleaning up our state’s air, they encourage further driving, worsening our air pollution, while discouraging use of mass transit.
If the salaries and benefits of these so-called cushy state jobs are so great why can’t CDOT fill the 700 job openings it anticipates in the next few months?
For Metro-North to encourage commuters to come back to their trains and then allow them an unsafe ride is hypocrisy.
In 1959, the last electric locomotive pulled a train on the Danbury branch in Connecticut. Commuters and planners have regretted it since.
Here in Connecticut we have to pump our own gas, but not in New Jersey, where another effort at self-serve has died.
While the savings may be tiny for each driver, the loss of tax revenue for the state’s Special Transportation Fund will be significant.
How’d you like to save thousands of dollars in commuting costs by car? And at the same time cut the number of vehicles on our highways?
Oleksander Pertsovskyi must be rescued and brought to the U.S. His first job should be as consultant to Metro-North.
The Russian invasion of the Ukraine has thrown the world energy markets into turmoil, raising the price of gasoline in Connecticut to more than $4 per gallon.
Metro-North is losing taxpayers’ money with every trip… lots of it!
There is one crucial intersection between railroads and civil rights: the formation in 1925 of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car porters by A. Phillip Randolph
This week, updates on a few interesting developments in Connecticut transportation:
Why do most motorists hate truck drivers? Is it because their big rigs are so intimidating?
You think you have a bad commute? Try doing Maclean Sarr’s hour and a half trip each way… in a wheelchair.
Is it the worst of times for Metro North or, as the politicians say, the best?