Transportation

LIRR, Metro-North Improve On-Time Performance

Jan 21, 2020
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The Long Island Rail Road reports 2019 had the best on-time performance in the past three years. Trains ran on schedule nearly 93% of the time. That’s a 2% increase over 2018, when the LIRR set a 20-year performance low.

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More than a million people have traveled on the 62-mile Hartford Line commuter rail since its debut in June 2018. State officials say it’s better than they expected.

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Infrastructure upgrades at Penn Station will mean fewer trains during rush hour for Long Island Rail Road passengers.

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Connecticut is moving closer to testing self-driving buses. The state Department of Transportation has applied for a $9 million federal grant to run three of the buses on the CTfastrak busway between Hartford and New Britain. 

Brian Scott-Smith

Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut lawmakers have not yet come to an agreement on a transportation infrastructure plan.

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