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Middletown Press

School bus driver shortage in CT leads to delays in Stamford

STAMFORD — A nationwide bus driver shortage has affected the morning and afternoon trips to and from school for some Stamford students this week. Sharon Beadle, spokesperson for Stamford Public Schools, said some drivers called in sick this week. Finding replacements has been tricky because of driver shortages across the state. That has meant longer wait times than usual for some students, she said.
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NJ commuters brace for big toll hikes

The long simmering border war between New Jersey and New York over congestion pricing is heating up next week with public hearings over the toll hike that could cost NJ commuters $3,000 per year. Officially known as the "Central Business District Tolling Program," it imposes rush hour tolls to enter...

Plans unveiled for $50M High Line to Moynihan Train Hall connector

Governor Kathy Hochul has unveiled designs for a new connector that will link New York City’s High Line to Moynihan Train Hall. The walkway will run through Brookfield Properties’ Manhattan West development and include two bridges that will connect to the 10th Avenue terminus of the High Line. A public-private...
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Norwalk switches back school start times after bus delays, traffic jams

NORWALK — Three weeks into the new school year, the city’s public schools are resetting the clock and pushing start times back to last year’s schedule following bus delays and traffic jams. A special meeting called by the Board of Education to address the school start times ran for three...

The Brooklyn Bridge’s Highly-Anticipated Bike Lane Is Finally Open

Many New Yorkers were ecstatic when Mayor de Blasio announced earlier this year that the Brooklyn Bridge would finally get its own dedicated bike lane. Crossing the bridge had become hazardous for pedestrians and bicyclists alike, as the space reserved for both was becoming much too crowded and accidents would often occur. After construction began in late June, the time has finally come for the protected bike lane to be complete — ahead of schedule!

Frontage Rd, Delavan Ave, and Ritch Ave Improvement Project to Begin Sept 21

The Frontage Road, Delavan Avenue, and Ritch Avenue Improvement Project will commence on Tuesday, September 21. Town of Greenwich Dept of Public Works devised this project after identifying an opportunity to make this area more pedestrian and bicyclist-friendly, along with incorporating traffic calming measures. To improve pedestrian and cyclist safety, a multi-use trail that connects Frontage Road to Byram Park will be added. The current four-foot-wide sidewalks will be expanded to 5 feet.