Some towns and cities here are experimenting with them, however.
Connecticut is taking a big step toward re-energizing its construction economy, seeking nearly $1.4 billion in financing.
Stay-at-home orders and social distancing have raised the demand for bikes just as they became scarcer than normal.
With revenues evaporating and upgrades long overdue, Connecticut will have to act soon to solve its transportation financing problems.
Gov. Ned Lamont said he would cancel tax relief and seek labor savings to mitigate a big deficit in July.
After decades of building gleaming new highways, which enabled great mobility but eventually induced serious congestion, sprawl and pollution, Connecticut rediscovered transit. The state added or upgraded bus and rail service, with innovations such as CTFastrak and the Hartford Line, and people hopped aboard. Ridership was breaking records almost every year in the last decade […]
The unifying crisis of the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t enough Thursday to keep the tolls debate from briefly resurfacing.
The coronavirus shutdown has brought a precipitous drop in highway traffic — and a couple unanticipated benefits.
The State Bond Commission will consider $1 billion in financing next week, most involving transportation infrastructure and overdue town aid.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s ban exempts areas like child and health care, food and safety, gun sales and package stores.
Lawmakers who helped block Gov. Ned Lamont’s plan to increase funding want the state to invest millions on transit improvements in their districts.
Connecticut’s tolls debate may be over for now, but that lull only means Gov. Ned Lamont and legislators now must resolve a daunting list of fiscal challenges left in its wake.
Gov. Ned Lamont kept his pledge to Connecticut municipalities Friday, beginning the process of releasing $150 million in municipal aid stalled since last summer by the debate over tolls.
Gov. Ned Lamont said Wednesday after meeting with Democratic legislative leaders that tractor-trailer tolls are off the table, saying Senate Democrats could not deliver a on promised vote.
Gov. Ned Lamont pledged Wednesday to support borrowing for overdue municipal aid — even if legislators reject his transportation initiative and the truck tolls that would come with it.