Connecticut Department of Transportation

Crews examine the separation on the Metro North "Walk Bridge" over the Norwalk River (Tom Kaminski/Chopper 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Unveils Plan To Pay For Walk Bridge Replacement

Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Thursday the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s plan for closing the $188 million funding gap toward the $465 million project.

10/02/2014

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Connecticut Officials Dispute White House Report About Deteriorating Roads

Connecticut state transportation officials have disputed a report from the White House that claims public works in the state are in dire condition.

07/20/2014

Bus rapid transit in New Delhi, India. (Credit: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Advances Plan For Bus-Only Corridor

The Connecticut Department of Transportation has launched a search for a firm to provide a ticket vending machine for CTfastrak, the planned bus-only corridor being built between Hartford and New Britain.

01/04/2014

Road construction project. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Increasing Penalties For Drivers Who Violate Work Zone Speed Limits

Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Redeker said he hears from road crews concerned for their safety all the time.

10/21/2013

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Light At The End Of The Tunnel: Full Service On New Haven Line Expected To Resume Monday

Metro-North will conduct a test running trains on the rails this weekend as the final stage to ensure the repairs were successful.

10/04/2013

A Metro-North train is seen in Stamford, CT - Aug 28, 2009 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Conn. DOT: No Timetable For Completion Of Track Work Impacting Stamford Commuters

Metro-North Railroad commuters in Stamford say they’re frustrated with continued delays and long travel times.

09/20/2013

A Metro-North train passes through an unprotected crossing in Stamford, August 27, 2013. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Car Struck By Train At Unprotected Crossing In Stamford

The crossing is on private property owned by the Riverbend office complex. The gate would have to be paid for by the property owner.

08/27/2013

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Metro-North Derailment

Jim Cameron of the council has submitted a question to Metro-North and to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, seeking to determine why nothing was done to stop trains from traveling over the problem track even after the issue was found and identified.

06/13/2013

Traffic on I-95 in Norwalk - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut Officials Consider Tolls To Raise Funds For Road Repairs

Questionnaires will soon be handed out to drivers at rest stops along Interstate 84 in Hartford and Interstate 95 in the southwestern part of the state to analyze driving patterns.

12/11/2012

The Stamford Metro-North Station - File Photo

DOT: Final Decision On New Stamford Commuter Lot Could Come By Year’s End

The wait for a final plan on the new garage has been going on for years. The state DOT said it hopes the location of the new garage and a contractor are green-lighted by the end of the year.

10/09/2012

The Stamford Metro-North Station - File Photo

Commuters Sound Off At New Haven Line Fare Hike Hearing

Fares are likely going up on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line, but by how much? Commuters got their say at two hearings in Stamford on Tuesday.

08/24/2011

A Metro-North train is seen in Stamford, CT - Aug 28, 2009 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Hearings Today In Stamford On New Haven Line Fare Hikes

If you have something to say about fares on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line, find some room in your schedule today and make it to Stamford.

08/23/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy is seen in Hartford, CT - Jun 25, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

After Union Concession Deal Nixed, Conn. Gov. Malloy Proposes 5,500 State Layoffs

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed nearly 5,500 state employee layoffs to balance Connecticut’s two-year, $40.1 billion budget now that workers have defeated a labor-savings and concessions deal.

06/29/2011

A Metro-North Railroad M-8 car pulls into Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

New Haven Line Looks To Avoid Winter Breakdowns

It was a tough winter for riders on Metro-North’s New Haven Line and the railroad is taking steps to avoid similar problems this coming winter.

05/19/2011