Gov. Ned Lamont was on hand Wednesday to kick off construction on a project Windsor Locks officials hope will spur more development in their town: a new train station.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced Wednesday it is making face masks optional on buses and commuter rail lines after the federal Transportation Security Administration this week ended enforcement of a mask mandate.
an investment of between $6.7 billion and $9.7 billion in the infrastructure needed for regional rail service that could link Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Hartford and New Haven to New York City and beyond.
Enfield is the latest community along the nearly three-year-old Hartford rail line seeking to tap into transit expansion for economic development and more diverse housing options.
The pending construction of a new commuter rail station in Windsor Locks is already paying dividends to the town’s real estate market, playing into the restoration of a crumbling and contaminated former textile mill as a mixed-income housing complex.
Traffic has picked up across much of Connecticut as more businesses reopen and people return to work, but there are still fewer drivers on the roads than before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Connecticut’s Department of Transportation announced Saturday it has received a $17.4 million grant from the Federal Railroad Administration to build a new Hartford Line railroad station in Windsor Locks.
The state’s 18-month-old commuter rail line has already broke the 1 million-rider mark, Gov. Ned Lamont said.
A commuter rail line service that connects Connecticut and Massachusetts communities in the Connecticut River Valley and beyond attracted record ridership during Thanksgiving weekend.
A new study from the National Association of Realtors and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has quantified just how much the CTfastrak bus rapid transit system has contributed to increasing home and commercial sales prices near its stops.
Newington officials are rezoning a 64-acre tract to encourage transit-oriented development near a proposed train station at 565 Cedar St.
Plans to reboot New Haven’s train station could go beyond refreshing its retail presence to include a boutique hotel.
Bradley International Airport in Connecticut has broken ground on a $210 million transportation center, promised to be a “huge customer service improvement.”
During its first 12 months of service, CTRail’s Hartford Line also drew an estimated 634,000 passengers, 51,000 more than originally projected, according to a report released Monday by CTDOT.
As CEO of the Connecticut Main Street Center, Patrick McMahon works with its 80-member communities on strategies to help landlords fill vacant spaces and build housing and mixed-use developments in walkable and transit-oriented neighborhoods.
Meriden isn’t the only city seeing developer interest in new housing, spurred by new transit connections.
The CTrail Hartford Line station in Berlin has opened at 51 Depot Road. The station will service Amtrak and the Hartford Line.
The new Hartford CTrail line had 69,067 passengers during its first six weeks of operation, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Connecticut Department of Transportation announced.
Federal, state and local officials celebrated the grand opening of the newly constructed train station in Wallingford yesterday.