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  • Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams

    Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams
    Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time.
  • 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...

    CTA rounding the curve slowly on next rail car purchase

     CTA rounding the curve slowly on next rail car purchase
    The CTA is again readjusting its sights before spending roughly $2 billion on a new generation of rail cars, aiming to hit the bull's-eye with the first train order during the Emanuel administration, transit officials said. The additional delay comes as...

    Girl struck, seriously injured by bus in Jersey City

    Authorities say a young girl who was struck and seriously injured by a bus may have darted out in front of the vehicle. The Hudson County Sheriff's Office says the accident occurred Saturday afternoon in Jersey City, near Communipaw and Woodward avenues....

    Upgrading old bus routes a focus of transportation overhaul

    Besides roads and bridges, transportation advocates say many of Connecticut's bus routes and transit district systems are old and outdated, requiring a much-needed upgrade. In the eastern half of the state, for example, advocates say changes to the...