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Bond Commission approves $10M for CT highway tolls study

Among those voting against the proposal was State Sen. L. Scott Frantz, who said that by revisiting tolls, the governor “has ignored the will of the legislature, and ultimately ignored the will of the Connecticut taxpayer.”

Malloy proposes $10 million highway tolls study

"Gov. Malloy needs to get on his horse, ride into the sunset and leave taxpayers alone,” remarked Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano.

Construction of $4.1M roundabout in Monroe on schedule

According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, roundabouts are "one of the most effective countermeasures to reduce intersection crashes and fatalities"; as of 2017, the state's five other roundabouts have prevented 150 crashes and 100 injuries.

Bus and train fare increases, service reductions canceled

Reductions in service that had been scheduled to take effect on July 1 have been canceled. The state will still "need to find new, long-term funding sources to replace dwindling gas tax revenues," Gov. Dannel Malloy said. "This should not be seen as optional – it’s critical to Connecticut’s future.”

Danbury details plans to become transport hub with new transit center

The city estimates the new Danbury Transit Center would cost $27-30 million, not including the costs of acquiring some surrounding property and environmental clean-up.

CT House unlikely to take up tolls

The plan would include tolls on Interstates 84, 91 and 95 and the Wilbur Cross and Merritt Parkways. Additional tolls could be installed on other limited access highways.

CT revs up driverless car test program

Upon review of applications to the state, up to four municipalities will be selected for participation.

Speaker Aresimowicz: Expect vote on tolls, not on pot or casinos

While he expects a House vote on tolls to take place before the legislative session ends on May 9, Aresimowicz did not guarantee passage of the bill.

No simple answers in first public hearing on highway tolls

Which highways would have tolls, where they would be located, and how much they would cost drivers are among the questions yet to be answered.

Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe decries Metro-North fare hikes

The proposed changes “threaten Westport’s ability to retain its status as a vibrant suburban ‘community of choice’,” Marpe said.

New study proposes I-95 lane widening projects in Fairfield County

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has proposed paying for this with a 7-cent gas tax increase over four years and the introduction of electronic highway tolls.

Malloy postpones $4.3 billion in state transportation projects

The postponements include the widening of I-95 from Bridgeport to Stamford and completing the interchange between Routes 15 and 7 in Norwalk.

Gov. Malloy sounds alarm on dwindling Special Transportation Fund

Numerous transportation projects in towns and cities across Connecticut would be at risk of cancellation or deferral if the state does not take corrective action, the governor said.

Trumbull to receive $2M grant to connect river trail to commercial...

The connection “will enhance Trumbull and the region and provide economic benefit to area businesses,” said MetroCOG Executive Director Matt Fulda.

Building a better transportation system in Norwalk

Renovations to the Merritt 7 station, replacement of the 120-year-old Walk Bridge – and possibly building a new station in the Wall Street district – are all part of the plan.