Fifty-eight percent of customers said they were satisfied with on-time performance, down 28 points from 2013.
The improvements include finishing up replacement of the overhead wires on the Metro-North New Haven line in the Bridgeport area.
The stepped-up effort comes two weeks after a deadly Metro-North train derailment.
Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Redeker said he hears from road crews concerned for their safety all the time.
Metro-North will conduct a test running trains on the rails this weekend as the final stage to ensure the repairs were successful.
More than 2,000 New York state bridges, including the Brooklyn Bridge, have been deemed structurally deficient and in dire need of repairs by the federal government.
The state Department of Transportation says work on the highways southbound was completed on Sunday instead of Monday, when it was expected to finish.
Cameron told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that he feels the governor is taking aim at the council because of how outspoken Cameron is about Malloy at times.
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.
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.