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  • Green Wheels: Connecticut Keeps Losing Time and Money to Traffic Delays

    Green Wheels: Connecticut Keeps Losing Time and Money to Traffic Delays
    FAIRFIELD — Business put me on I-95 on Sunday, a day when I used to count on clear sailing. And I was in luck — southbound. The road was clear, but for about 20 miles I watched northbound traffic backed up bumper to bumper, measuring...
  • News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

    News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action
    “Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
  • Rush Hour Driving

    Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • What's New?

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features With New Year's in the rearview mirror, here's a look at what to expect among the 2012 models. • Audi A7. This sleek “four-door coupe” is a more expressive looking hatchback alternative to the A6. Like...
  • 'No call, no text, no update is worth a human life'

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...
  • Nissan Leaf

    Nissan Leaf
    Nissan Leaf The Nissan Leaf is more than the first all-electric, battery-powered vehicle offered this century by a major manufacturer. It is also a vehicular Rorschach test, with onlookers seeing whatever they wish. For people who like the idea of...
  • CTnow iPhone App, And Travel Apps

    CTnow iPhone App, And Travel Apps
    Today on Outta Site, we're going to give some love to "us!" Ctnow.com now has an official iPhone/iPad/iPod app. Best of all, it's free! And we'll highlight how viewers can win their very own iPad. Ctnow.com app Win a free iPad Summer travel plans...
  • CTA bus ridership down year-over-year for past 19 months

    CTA bus ridership down year-over-year for past 19 months
    Love is patient—unless it is waiting for a CTA bus. Just ask Crystal Carrazco. Carrazco, 22, used to take the No. 9-Ashland bus from her Ukrainian Village home to catch the No. 73-Armitage bus to her boyfriend’s place in Hermosa on the...
  • State Sought $349M To Replace Problem Railroad Bridge, Gets $160M

     State Sought $349M To Replace Problem Railroad Bridge, Gets $160M
    Even though Norwalk's balky Walk Bridge has brought the country's busiest commuter railroad to a standstill several times, the Federal Transit Administration on Wednesday gave Connecticut less than half of what the state sought to replace it. The...
  • Thousands diverted onto 110 ExpressLanes, then fined by toll operator

    Thousands diverted onto 110 ExpressLanes, then fined by toll operator
    Thousands of drivers who were diverted onto toll lanes following a dramatic gun battle in Los Angeles last month were fined for not having the transponder needed to travel on the pay-to-drive lanes. The fines, which in some cases were for as little as a...