Commuting

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Ridership on public transportation plunged to new lows during the pandemic.  Now that Connecticut and New York are fully re-opening, will people go back to using buses and trains in the same numbers? Some experts say don’t count on it. This week on The Full Story we explore how the pandemic transformed public transportation in our region and what plans are in play to expand and improve the systems we use to get around.

Commuters try to make the best of Metro-North problems

Sep 26, 2013
Craig LeMoult

Commuters faced another day of aggravation on Metro North Thursday following a loss of power for the trains, and it’s not yet clear when things might return to normal. Some train riders took things in stride, but that will likely become more difficult if the problems continue for weeks.
 

Reverse commuting is on the rise

Jul 30, 2013
Kaomi Goetz

Reverse commuting - from New York City to Stamford-  is on the rise in Stamford. Some young people say it's just more fun to live in NYC. But Stamford is trying to encourage them to consider a move.