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Haddam-Killingworth schools superintendent calls bus driver shortage 'nightmare'

HADDAM — A statewide shortage of bus drivers has been causing problems for many school districts across Connecticut, including Regional School District 17, with no solution in sight for local institutions or state government. In Haddam-Killingworth, the drivers deficit has resulted in a re-configuration of routes, and, as a result,...
HADDAM, CT
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Norwich Bulletin

'I think it's a good thing.' Norwich roundabout officially open for business

NORWICH - Rotaries. Traffic Circles. Roundabouts. For many the terms are interchangeable, but there is a difference, according to a nearly 300-page U.S. Department of Transportation report on the matter. “It’s a roundabout,” confirmed Armando Nunes, President of Nunes Companies, the Ludlow, Massachusetts-based firm contracted by the city to complete...
NORWICH, CT
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Door-to-door bus service coming to New London

New London — Two years after proposing the idea, the city is prepared to pilot a new Smart Ride system next month, an on-demand public transportation or microtransit service that is eventually expected to replace existing bus routes. The service is similar to what someone could expect from a ride-hailing...
NEW LONDON, CT

Diesel lookout: Survey shows some Norwich stations charging $0.26 extra

(NORWICH, CT) The price of diesel varies by as much as $0.26 in the greater Norwich area, according to a recent price survey. The title of cheapest station in the Norwich area went to Mobil at 62 Windham Tpke , according to a Tuesday survey by GasBuddy. Diesel was listed there at just $3.23 per gallon. The most expensive station in the city was $3.49, at Mobil at 568 Ct-32 , the survey found:
NORWICH, CT
Long Island Business News

Boerner: LIRR can return to the past for future success

The call for improving LIRR service to Eastern Long Island communities seems to be along the lines of “let’s return to the past for our future success.” The LIRR was originally created a century-and-a-half ago to run from Brooklyn out to Greenport village, an important seaport, as a shortcut route to Boston. (Brooklyn was the western terminus before tunnels under the East River from Penn Station in the early 20th Century.)
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY
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Let There Be Light—Eventually

The traffic light at the corner of Main Street and Maple Avenue has been the source of some contention for Old Saybrook residents over the last several months. Despite a delay, town leaders are saying the issue with the traffic light at the corner of Main Street and Maple Avenue will be resolved soon.
OLD SAYBROOK, CT
Newsday

Montauk branch service restored after suspension, LIRR says

Service on the Long Island Rail Road's Montauk branch has been restored, following a suspension due to police activity near Patchogue, the rail road said Tuesday. The line had been suspended in both directions between Patchogue and Babylon. Customers can expect residual delays averaging 20 to 25 minutes, the rail road said.
MONTAUK, NY
The Day

Crash on Interstate 95 causes delays in Groton

A crash on Interstate 95 north in Groton was causing traffic delays Monday morning. The crash, reported at 8:32 a.m., happened between exits 88 and 89 on the northbound side of the highway, according to Connecticut State Police Troop E. The left lane was still closed to traffic as of...
GROTON, CT
The Day

Lanes reopen after crash on Interstate 95 in Groton

A crash on Interstate 95 north in Groton caused traffic delays for several hours Monday morning. The crash, reported at 8:32 a.m., happened between exits 88 and 89 on the northbound side of the highway, according to state police Troop E. The left lane remained closed to traffic for a...
GROTON, CT
Norwich Bulletin

A lack of bus drivers in Killingly, Plainfield is causing problems beyond the school day

For Bryony Chamberlain, vice president for school buses for Dattco, the operations in Woodstock, Thompson, and Plainfield usually have enough drivers to spare some for Dattco’s operations in other parts of the state. However, with fewer bus drivers available, the Plainfield and Woodstock routes have just enough and the Thompson routes are lacking drivers because of some COVID cases among the drivers.
PLAINFIELD, CT
New Haven Register

Colchester schools combine bus routes amid driver shortage

COLCHESTER — Trips to and from school are being made longer, and routes are being combined because of a shortage of school bus drivers throughout the state. Jeffrey Burt, superintendent of Colchester Public Schools, said the issue is a national crisis. He has been on two phone calls with Connecticut leaders trying to solve the matter.
COLCHESTER, CT