It’s been an interesting week for the transportation scene in Connecticut, with good news and bad. See if you can figure out which is which.
The Brabazon, built in 1949, had sleeping berths, a sit-down restaurant and a separate movie theater, all to serve just 60 passengers.
To keep the rails cool in hot weather they used to paint the bridge tops white and even sprayed water on the tracks. Sometimes that wouldn’t be enough.
Visit the headquarters of the Connecticut Department of Transportation in Newington and inside the front lobby you’ll see a strange memorial: orange safety cones draped in black.
With so much to do on Long Island, one wonders why it’s so hard to get there from Connecticut.
If your car only averages 25 mpg, driving ten miles roundtrip will cost you more than you may think you’re saving.
Last week’s column on the increase in pedestrian deaths brought us a lot of comments. Here are a few for you to consider.
She was just walking her dog. Seconds later she became the latest statistic in a growing list of pedestrians killed or maimed this year in Connecticut by motor vehicles.
The latest example of wasting money: a $7 million, three-year traffic study of I-95, the fifth such study in 20 years.
Monorails are not in Connecticut’s future and are not the answer to our woes.
An incident in late December is just one of many in Connecticut, New York City and nationwide in what is an increasing incidence of violence aimed at our mass transit workers.
Americans have been thinking about the safety of our railroads a lot in recent days, and with good reason.
Bridgeport officials may be building a dock, but they don’t have a ferry to operate there.
A number of bills this session would affect our state’s transportation laws — including one on unhelmeted motorcycle fatalities.
As a friend put it in social media, the new Grand Central Madison “proves we CAN build great things (in the U.S.).” Yeah… a decade late and 400% over budget.