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In CT's battle with feds over rail, a new front in Fairfield County

KYLE CONSTABLE | CT MIRROR |

Fresh off a recent victory in southeastern Connecticut, activists and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal have begun organizing opposition to a second federally proposed rail segment. This time, the fight...

GOP leader opposes newly expanded bus service

Patricia Daddona | 1

House Republican Minority Leader Themis Klarides, a possible candidate for governor, said Thursday in light of the state's budget impasse she opposes expansion of the UConn bus service line.

CTtransit linking to Storrs

Gregory Seay |

CTtransit is adding UConn's Storrs campus as a regular stop in its regional bus-transit network, widening central Connecticut's accessibility to the flagship state university.

Med transport provider partners with Lyft

John Stearns |

Trumbull-based Coordinated Transportation Solutions (CTS) said it's forged an agreement with ride-sharing company Lyft to provide lower-cost rides for some of CTS' customer base.

Larson pitches carbon tax to fund $1.8 trillion infrastructure bill

KYLE CONSTABLE AND ANA RADELAT | CT MIRROR | 1

Although the prospect of a major infrastructure bill is waning in Congress, Rep. John Larson remains optimistic and is seeking nearly $2 trillion to overhaul the nation’s infrastructure.

LAZ Parking pays $5.6M in Mass. transportation dispute

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford's LAZ Parking Limited LLC has paid $5.6 million to settle allegations it failed to detect and deter millions of dollars in theft by three of its employees from the Massachusetts Bay...

DOT valued expertise over price in Hartford rail competition

Mark Pazniokas | CT Mirror | 1

Connecticut rejected the lowest of five bidders for the contract to operate train service on the new Hartford Line, instead picking the overall top scorer in a ranking system that valued expertise...

Action nears at Meriden station as development ramps up

TOM CONDON | CT MIRROR |

Nearly two decades ago, when he was a Meriden city councilman, Mike Rohde went to a program at Yale on transit-oriented development, or TOD, the notion of building homes and businesses around transit...

Hartford unveils street-parking app

Gregory Seay |

Hartford's parking overseer is unveiling a new app to make it easier for users of the city's 1,800 curbside spaces downtown to pay for initial time, extend time or be alerted before their meter...

Amtrak loses bid to operate new Hartford commuter rail

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

A joint venture of TransitAmerica Services and Alternate Concepts was chosen over Amtrak and three other bidders Monday as operator of the Hartford Line, a commuter rail service to New Haven and...

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