Transportation Committee

Connecticut Lawmakers To Hear From Metro-North President At Operations BriefingState 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.
Connecticut To Conduct Study On Electronic TollsThe Federal Highway Administration has approved a study of an electronic toll system in Connecticut.
N.J. Bill Would Require Permits For Uber, Other Ride-Sharing CompaniesLegislation 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.
Councilman: NYC Transportation Infrastructure Is In Desperate Need Of RepairsA 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.
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.
City Council Set To Approve Traffic Safety Measures Under Vision Zero InitiativeThe council is ready to pass 17 bills and resolutions related to the mayor's Vision Zero plan.
Conn. Lawmakers Mull Constitutional 'Lockbox' For Special Transportation FundsFor more than 10 years, the legislature has used the fuel tax and other revenue to help plug gaps in the state's budget.
NJ Hearing Focuses On Impact Of Pulaski Skyway ClosureThe bridge will undergo a massive rehabilitation project and be partially closed to traffic heading into New York City for two years.
Limited Highway Tolls Bill Passes Connecticut CommitteeA bill that would allow for tolls to return to some Connecticut highways cleared a key legislative hurdle Friday.
Lawmaker Wants To Open Conn. HOV LanesA 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.
NJ Dem To Christie: Justify Tunnel Overrun Claim