Ah, for the glory days of American railroads!
While Connecticut is still months away from legal recreational pot sales, it could be a boon for tourism and tax revenue when it finally happens.
Now that the M8s are finally running on Shoreline East, trains will run a bit faster. But the problem is there are so few passengers.
A little known part of Connecticut’s transportation history is that almost 40 years ago, commuters could ride in a hovercraft from Bridgeport to New York City.
How are we all recovering from this pandemic? Joining transportation experts last week on a panel discussion, I heard mixed results.
Commuter railroads across the U.S. offer Wifi, including Boston’s MBTA. Not Metro-North, but that may change.
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.