Proponents of red light cameras had to overcome concerns raised by the ACLU and NAACP about potential abuses and discriminatory enforcement.
CT’s long, winding trip to fix a short stretch of Route 9
CT has wanted to remove two sets of traffic lights on Route 9 in Middletown for years. But DOT is still choosing a design for the project.
CT House approves speed limit, red light cameras
The speed limit and red light cameras would be limited to school zones, pedestrian safety zones and locations with a history of accidents or violations.
CT House passes bill to deter wrong-way drivers
The CT House unanimously passed a bill that would continue efforts to identity risky exit ramps and provide detection and warning systems.
CT to experiment with speed cameras — the cops who don’t blink
Cameras will begin enforcing speed limits at highway work zones in Connecticut in a pilot program that begins April 10, the day after Easter.
CT lawmakers consider fixes for wrong way crashes, other roadway deaths
CT plans to buy technology that alerts wrong-way drivers. But the DOT commissioner says more can be done — particularly to reduce drunk driving.
CT construction industries, legislators back nominee for DOT chief
A legislative panel unanimously endorsed the nomination of Garrett Eucalitto, and CT’s construction industry supported him as well.
Plan to rebuild Hartford highways gaining support, waiting for DOT
The ‘Hartford 400’ project could take 15 years and cost $17 billion. It’s gaining funding and support, but the CT DOT hasn’t signed off.
BEST OF 2022: Connecticut’s roads are deadlier than ever. Figuring out why is complicated.
Since the start of the pandemic, the number of people dying in traffic crashes in Connecticut has surged and shows no signs of slowing.
Lamont scores some wins on environmental issues, but luck had a hand
As Gov. Ned Lamont heads toward election day, he can point to a robust climate change record — thanks largely to the Biden administration.
Pedestrian deaths in CT are increasing. What’s happening?
In Connecticut, the number of pedestrians struck and killed by cars has more than doubled over the past 10 years.
CT Transit buses have been free since April 1. Ridership is now topping pre-COVID totals in some cities.
Connecticut began a fare-free bus program for riders on April 1 — along with the state’s gas tax holiday. Here’s what the numbers show.
CT Transit bus ridership is recovering, in part because of free fares
CT Transit bus ridership is recovering to pre-pandemic levels, and free fares are believed to be a key reason why. But challenges persist.
Metro-North adds express trains to serve New Haven, Waterbury
The increased capacity on Metro-North comes even as ridership numbers are struggling to recover to pre-pandemic levels.
More aboard! State rail ridership is coming back as pandemic wanes
Despite the continuing pandemic, riders are returning to Metro-North trains. The state is trying to get them a faster ride.