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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy meets with MTA officials about the WALK bridge on June 9, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Gov. Malloy, MTA To Review Bridge That Failed Twice In 2 Weeks, Delaying Metro-North Commuters

“There is no doubt that we are now seeing the effects of decades of neglect when it comes to investing in our infrastructure,” Malloy said.

06/09/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Blumenthal: Fines Imposed On Metro-North For Safety Violations Fail To Serve As Deterrent

There were 139 violations since 2004, Blumenthal said. Per 100 miles of track, Metro-North had five times the number of safety defects than any other commuter railroad in the country, he added.

04/18/2014