The increased capacity on Metro-North comes even as ridership numbers are struggling to recover to pre-pandemic levels.
Despite the continuing pandemic, riders are returning to Metro-North trains. The state is trying to get them a faster ride.
The bill passed Tuesday night is intended to speed Connecticut’s embrace of electric vehicles with tax rebates for e-bikes and electric motor vehicles, and tighter deadlines for electrifying bus fleets.
Complex measures aimed at tackling environmental issues still await final passage with just days to go in the legislative session.
The bill supports transit-oriented development in Connecticut. Opponents say it won’t work for every town.
Senate Bill 4, a comprehensive climate and transportation bill, would start several large clean transportation programs.
A sharp divide between Gov. Ned Lamont and progressive Democrats over tax reform and income inequality is also blocking TCI.
Connecticut is not on track to meet its greenhouse gas emission goals — and transportation emissions are the main culprit.
Train service from New Haven to Boston via Hartford, Springfield and Worcester could have a “transformative effect” on the economy.
The Department of Transportation expects to lose key employees soon, and CT has had persistent problems funding its transportation needs.
The coalition behind the bipartisan infrastructure bill is fragile, and the money it promises rail is both historic and inadequate.
Connecticut’s target is to have more than 125,000 electric vehicles on its roads by 2025.
Connecticut is promising billions in improvements to the New Haven Line, the busiest and pokiest commuter rail corridor in America.
The legislature’s failure to pass TCI could test the state’s leadership role in battling climate change.
The legislature approved a new usage tax on large commercial trucks to bolster Connecticut’s rebuild of its transportation network.