Connecticut is one of 14 jurisdictions signed on to the Transportation and Climate Initiative.
Tweed New Haven airport announces $70 million expansion
The $70 million privately funded expansion will include a new four-gate, 74,000 square-foot terminal and daily service from a new airline.
Opposed by GOP, Lamont campaigns for climate initiative
In promoting the Transportation and Climate Initiative, Lamont is working to succeed where he failed two years ago on tolls.
Lamont’s budget keeps transportation program afloat through 2026 with new truck fee
Gov. Ned Lamont’s new budget would keep Connecticut’s transportation program solvent through 2026 with a new fee on trucks.
It has been slow to arrive, but high speed rail could be coming
A high-speed rail concept has been germinating, one that would go inland through Connecticut instead of along the shoreline.
Funding to fix CT’s roads and bridges is drying up, and officials don’t have a solution
Connecticut’s transportation building program is on a financial diet after a five-year ramp-up after lawmakers rejected tolls.
CT signs on to regional plan to cut transportation emissions
Connecticut has signed on to a ground-breaking plan that will help dramatically lower greenhouse gas and other emissions from transportation.
Will CT legislators raise the gas tax? With tax rates now below the national average, it’s possible
Once among the nation’s highest, Connecticut’s gas taxes now rank below average among all states.
Lamont’s budget dilemma: Protecting transportation makes the deficit worse
Spending more on a neglected transportation program next year will make the deficit Gov. Ned Lamont must solve much worse.
Murphy, Blumenthal press for more money for Amtrak in stimulus bill
Because ridership has plummeted, Amtrak is seeking at least $1.5 billion in new federal pandemic funds.
‘Slow streets’ slow to catch on in Connecticut
Some towns and cities here are experimenting with them, however.
CT heads to Wall Street to jump-start its construction industry
Connecticut is taking a big step toward re-energizing its construction economy, seeking nearly $1.4 billion in financing.
COVID-19 creates boom times for CT bike shops
Stay-at-home orders and social distancing have raised the demand for bikes just as they became scarcer than normal.
CT can delay its transportation financing debate only a few months more
With revenues evaporating and upgrades long overdue, Connecticut will have to act soon to solve its transportation financing problems.
Lamont to cancel tax relief, seek labor savings to shrink $2B deficit in July
Gov. Ned Lamont said he would cancel tax relief and seek labor savings to mitigate a big deficit in July.