Transportation

Connecticut Gov. Dannel  Malloy. (credit: CBS2)

Malloy: Relationship With MTA Has Improved Since Metro-North Mishaps

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday he believes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a “more respectful attitude” toward the state in the wake of various crises involving the Metro-North Railroad.

04/24/2015

De Blasio, Schumer ride subway on National Stand Up For Transportation Day

De Blasio, Schumer Ride Subway, Urge Investment In Transportation Trust Fund

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Charles Schumer are calling for increased federal transportation funding.

04/09/2015

The Prospect Street Bridge in Dover, New Jersey is shut down, and the state Transportation Trust Fund to replenish it has dried up. (Credit: CBS2)

Shuttered Bridges To Stay That Way With New Jersey Transportation Fund Depleted

Infrastructure problems on roads and bridges are causing great pain in New Jersey, and the source for funding to fix them is up in the air.

01/13/2015

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NY, NJ To Get $3.3B In Federal Funds For Sandy-Related Transit Improvements

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said it’s the last big chunk of Sandy funds the federal Transportation Department has to dole out.

09/27/2014

FILE -- A NJ TRANSIT bus (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Transit To Make Changes After Data Shows Bus Lateness

The information comes from NJ Transit’s new computerized system for tracking buses. Previously, the agency relied on workers at six major terminals to record when buses departed.

08/21/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Westchester Taxpayer Watch)

Astorino: MTA Needs New Plan For Transportation Improvements On Staten Island

Astorino says the MTA’s five-year plan is expiring this year, and there still isn’t a proposal to replace it.

08/18/2014

Tollbooth (file/credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

CT Lawmaker Opposes Electronic Tolling As A Way To Ease I-95 Congestion

Rep. David Scribner, a ranking member of the Legislature’s transportation committee, said highway tolls, no matter how they are collected, are not the answer.

06/05/2014

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Connecticut Transportation Officials Consider Ideas For Traffic Congestion Relief

Officials met in Bridgeport Wednesday afternoon to consider ideas from experts on how to ease traffic congestion on state highways.

06/04/2014

I-95 in Fairfield County, CT (file / credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Conn. Infrastructure To Get $1.8 Billion Facelift Through 2018

The improvements include finishing up replacement of the overhead wires on the Metro-North New Haven line in the Bridgeport area.

04/16/2014

Super Bowl Black Hawk Helicopter

Black Hawk Helicopters, Armed Agents Prepared For Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday will include a no-fly zone, and the enforcers are well-prepared.

01/30/2014

Metro-North Power

Deadly Derailment Is Latest Mishap In Year Of Trouble For Metro-North

The deadly crash in the Bronx Sunday was the second train derailment in just six months for the Metro-North Railroad, and prevents the rail service with another problem in a year already plagued by safety issues.

12/01/2013

Commuters board MTA bus. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

New B44 Select Bus Service Met With Confusion, Frustration By Some Straphangers

Sunday’s debut of the new B44 Select Bus Service in Brooklyn is an attempt to cut down travel time along one of the city’s busiest routes, but some riders aren’t taking well to the change.

11/17/2013

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (C) meets with Conn. officials, July 22, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Gov. Dannel Malloy)

New Federal Transportation Secretary Meets With Conn. Lawmakers

Secy. Anthony Foxx said investing in the nation’s transportation system is the greatest example of what one generation can do for the next.

07/22/2013

Mayoral transportation forum at Baruch College, June 19, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Mayoral Hopefuls Weigh In On City Bike Lanes At Transportation Forum

Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.

06/19/2013

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer Calls On Feds To Reimburse L.I. Schools For Sandy-Related Travel Costs

Sen. Charles Schumer said more than a dozen school districts on Long Island spent more than $1 million to provide transportation to some 1,000 displaced students.

04/08/2013

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