Transportation

Office of Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont

Ridership on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North plummeted in March due to COVID-19. The LIRR saw a 97% decline and Metro-North, a 94% decline. Fewer trains are running on both services.

Courtesy of Norwalk Transit

Bus companies in Connecticut will adopt measures the state says will protect riders and drivers from the coronavirus.

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Connecticut paid thousands of dollars to upgrade the old train cars it leased from Massachusetts to revive the Hartford Rail Line. Now Massachusetts wants them back.

South Ferry Company Expands Service

Jan 29, 2020
Courtesy of South Ferry

The ferry service that transports people and vehicles between Shelter Island and North Haven, Long Island, will expand by the end of March.

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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