April 22, 2013
To date, 222 of the new railcars have been delivered and 200 of them have successfully completed acceptance testing and have been placed into service. Deliveries continue at the rate of about 10 railcars per month.
January 30, 2013
The apps include quick links to Metro-North and Amtrak rails services, including schedules and fare information, bus schedules and routes, public transportation information and much more.
August 14, 2012
The CTfastrak Flatbush Avenue Station will include a large center island platform where all CTfastrak shuttle buses will stop, an express lane on the dedicated roadway for buses that bypass this station, a local bus stop on New Park Avenue and a limited number of parking spaces and a convenient drop-off location inside the parking area for riders.
May 24, 2012
The 9.4-mile line will include 11 stations in New Britain, Newington, West Hartford and Hartford, with buses running every three to six minutes during peak commuting hours.
November 21, 2011
FTA Administrator Peter Rogoff signed the full-funding grant agreement during a ceremony at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain. The grant clears the way for the Connecticut DOT to begin construction of the bus rapid transit system and covers about half the total cost of the $567 million project.
August 8, 2011
It is expected that CTTRANSIT's Stamford Division is the next service to utilize Google Transit, and other CTTRANSIT divisions are expected soon after.
August 16, 2010
Involves the replacement of the 100-year-old overhead catenary wires that supply power to trains as well as the reconstruction of five rail bridges in this critical section of the New Haven Line.
July 9, 2010
ConnDOT purchased 33 ADA-compliant and Wi-Fi ready D4500 Commuter Coaches. Ridgeland, Miss.-based Cline-Trailways received five J4500s, outfitted with three-point seat belts.
January 7, 2009
If the pilot is successful, Metro-North will determine next steps on the M-8s with ConnDOT and on the M-7s with Long Island Rail Road, which has a large fleet of M-7s.
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