Talking Transportation

Riders want to know, is it safe to ride Metro-North?

It’s been seven months since a drowsy engineer drove a speeding Metro-North train off the tracks at Spuyten Duyvil, killing four and injuring 59.


Yes, it’s possible to have a profitable railroad

Hardly a week goes by that someone doesn’t ask me… “Why doesn’t a private company take over Metro-North and run it properly?”


What to do about Connecticut’s billion-dollar bridges

Twice in recent days, all Metro-North (and Amtrak) train service was disrupted for three hours during peak travel times because of one broken bridge — the 117-year-old Norwalk River Bridge in the city of the same name.


Traffic calming in Connecticut — what’s being done?

You’ve seen the bumper stickers that say “Slow down in town.” They’re an often futile attempt to encourage speeding motorists to be more respectful of the neighborhoods they’re zooming through, especially of the pedestrians.

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