Transportation Committee

A Metro-North train enters a station in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers To Hear From Metro-North President At Operations Briefing

State Rep. Gail Lavielle, of Wilton, said she plans to press for an update on providing Wi-Fi for every passenger who needs to work on a laptop while traveling on the train.


I-95 in Bridgeport, Conn (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Connecticut To Conduct Study On Electronic Tolls

The Federal Highway Administration has approved a study of an electronic toll system in Connecticut.


Uber ride sharing service (Credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Bill Would Require Permits For Uber, Other Ride-Sharing Companies

Legislation advanced by a New Jersey State Assembly panel would require ride-sharing companies that use personal vehicles to get a state permit and meet safety requirements.


New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Councilman: NYC Transportation Infrastructure Is In Desperate Need Of Repairs

A City Council member said New York City’s transportation infrastructure is in serious need of modernization, at a joint hearing of the council Transportation and Economic Development committees Monday.


New Jersey Driver's License (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Sponsor Pulls N.J. Legislation On Illegal Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

Assemblyman Reed Gusciora pulled the proposal from Thursday’s Assembly’s Transportation Committee agenda, saying the bill needs more work.


An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Council Set To Approve Traffic Safety Measures Under Vision Zero Initiative

The council is ready to pass 17 bills and resolutions related to the mayor’s Vision Zero plan.


Metro-North Railroad

Conn. Lawmakers Mull Constitutional ‘Lockbox’ For Special Transportation Funds

For more than 10 years, the legislature has used the fuel tax and other revenue to help plug gaps in the state’s budget.


New Jersey Assembly committee holds hearing on Pulaski Skyway closure (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NJ Hearing Focuses On Impact Of Pulaski Skyway Closure

The bridge will undergo a massive rehabilitation project and be partially closed to traffic heading into New York City for two years.


Toll Plaza/File Photo (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Limited Highway Tolls Bill Passes Connecticut Committee

A bill that would allow for tolls to return to some Connecticut highways cleared a key legislative hurdle Friday.


Cars drive in the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane (R), also called the diamond or commuter lane. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Wants To Open Conn. HOV Lanes

A state senator from north central Connecticut who sits in traffic daily says officials could ease traffic jams by opening High Occupancy Vehicle lanes to single-passenger vehicles during rush hour and accidents.


Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Ewing, NJ - Oct 12, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

NJ Dem To Christie: Justify Tunnel Overrun Claim

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The head of the Transportation Committee in the New Jersey Assembly says Gov. Chris Christie hasn’t adequately explained his claim that a New Jersey-New York rail tunnel could run $5 billion […]