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Volkswagen to spend $50 billion on electric car 'offensive'


Volkswagen has committed to spending tens of billions of dollars as part of a dramatic shift to electric and autonomous vehicles.The Germany carmaker...

Study: CT tolls could generate $1B annually

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut transportation officials unveiled a new tolling study Thursday projecting a $372 million installation project that would eventually generate over $1 billion a year in new state revenues.

DOL: CT’s Oct. jobless rate flat at 4.2%

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut’s unemployment rate remained flat in October at 4.2 percent despite the state gaining jobs, the state labor department reported Thursday.

CT grants $12.2M from VW settlement fund for clean air projects

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut is using $12.2 million from its Volkswagen emissions-cheating settlement to fund 10 clean air projects, including three in Greater Hartford, officials said.

Traffic control company uses Bristol jobs fair in search for 100 workers

Joe Cooper |

Traffic control company Area Wide Protective (AWP), which provides traffic management services for infrastructure, construction and utility projects across the nation and state, will be looking for...

Despite naysayers, Larson won’t bury the tunnel idea

TOM CONDON | CT Mirror |

Two years ago, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson stunned many in Connecticut with an idea to build a system of highway tunnels under Hartford and East Hartford longer than Boston’s “Big Dig.”

How clean is hydrogen?

Matt Pilon |

So, is hydrogen clean? Just like electricity, the answer depends on how it's sourced.

CT laying groundwork for next green wave: Hydrogen cars

Matt Pilon |

Just as hundreds of public electric-vehicle charging stations have cropped up in Connecticut in recent years, helping put thousands of clean cars on the road, the stage is gradually being set for a...

DOT unveils transit rewards program

Sean Teehan |

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Friday announced a new program that offers discounts and deals for rail riders at a variety of businesses in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.

Voters overwhelmingly ratify transportation ‘lockbox’


Voters overwhelmingly ratified two amendments to the state Constitution Tuesday, including a new legal “lockbox” to safeguard funds earmarked for Connecticut’s transportation...

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