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.
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.
Senate passes and sends to House a CT Clean Air Act
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.
Climate change bills face the ticking legislative clock, again
Complex measures aimed at tackling environmental issues still await final passage with just days to go in the legislative session.
CT bill aims to improve affordable housing options near transit stations
The bill supports transit-oriented development in Connecticut. Opponents say it won’t work for every town.
Climate change and transportation legislation is back, without the TCI part
Senate Bill 4, a comprehensive climate and transportation bill, would start several large clean transportation programs.
Rising gas prices are fueling opposition to the Transportation Climate Initiative
A sharp divide between Gov. Ned Lamont and progressive Democrats over tax reform and income inequality is also blocking TCI.
Report: CT not meeting emissions goals; Transportation to blame
Connecticut is not on track to meet its greenhouse gas emission goals — and transportation emissions are the main culprit.
Would Hartford gain from a Boston train? Advocates are all aboard
Train service from New Haven to Boston via Hartford, Springfield and Worcester could have a “transformative effect” on the economy.
CT needs federal transportation money, but spending it could be the challenge
The Department of Transportation expects to lose key employees soon, and CT has had persistent problems funding its transportation needs.
Congress is poised to make a major investment in rail. Is it enough for CT?
The coalition behind the bipartisan infrastructure bill is fragile, and the money it promises rail is both historic and inadequate.
New incentive programs for EV Buyers, but Connecticut’s goal still a long way off
Connecticut’s target is to have more than 125,000 electric vehicles on its roads by 2025.
Lamont’s transit reboot: Faster trains next year — and 2035
Connecticut is promising billions in improvements to the New Haven Line, the busiest and pokiest commuter rail corridor in America.
It looks like CT’s Transportation Climate Initiative bill is dead. Now what?
The legislature’s failure to pass TCI could test the state’s leadership role in battling climate change.