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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Transportation Committee
Connecticut's Department of Motor Vehicles commissioner is urging state legislators to scrap a bill that would require the agency to set up a system for selling certain license plate registrations through an Internet auction.
State lawmakers, facing numerous and costly transportation projects, are considering a constitutional amendment on the ballot in November forbidding the legislature from raiding the state's Special Transportation Fund.
Democrat Michael Cryans and Republican Joe Kenney will face off next week in a special election for the North Country's executive council seat left vacant when longtime councilor Ray Burton died in November.
Connecticut Transportation Commissioner James Redeker said Friday he's willing to review whether it makes sense to add rust inhibitors to chemical road treatments used to clear ice and snow on state roads and highways, as his agency faces complaints from motorists, truckers and local fire officials about corroded vehicles.
The Metro-North Railroad has failed commuters who are fed up with late trains, concerns about safety, rising fares and other chronic problems, Connecticut lawmakers bluntly told the transit agency's two top executives Thursday.
Gay rights activists were again led out of the Idaho Statehouse in shackles and taken to jail by bus Thursday after a renewed protest seeking to add anti-discrimination protections to Idaho law.
A New Jersey legislative hearing on train troubles at the Super Bowl has been postponed after the departing head of New Jersey Transit said he would not attend.
The state's transportation commissioner fielded questions from skeptical legislators on Wednesday as he reported that a $567 million bus-only corridor between Hartford and New Britain is on budget and on time.
A Republican minister has won a special election to fill the seat of state Rep. Dick Hess, who died in office.
A proposal to raise Iowa's fuel taxes won preliminary approval from lawmakers in the Iowa House Wednesday, but it is not clear if the measure can garner wider approval in the Legislature or from the governor.
Low temperatures and a low turnout are forecast for a special election to fill the seat of state Rep. Dick Hess, who died in office.
People using a new Maui transportation system for disabled riders complained to a County Council panel this week about long wait times, untrained drivers and the service's recently installed computer system.
The state legislative investigation into huge traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge that appear to have been politically motivated is likely to continue uninterrupted.
President Obama's choice of Hyatt hotel heiress Penny Pritzker as secretary of commerce, to be taken up Thursday by the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, puts Democrats on the panel between that famous rock and a hard place.
New York City Council members pushed a speed-camera program forward on Wednesday with a vote to petition state lawmakers to approve a pilot program.