By Chris McCahill Connecticut’s new bus rapid transit system, CTfastrak, has been operating for two months and is already exceeding its projected ridership numbers. Despite being highly controversial, largely because of escalating costs, the system …
Connecticut DOT earns national recognition for roundabout conversion
Rotaries—or large, high-speed traffic circles—are common in Northeastern states and are scattered throughout the U.S. In light of their poor performance and safety record, however, some transportation agencies are ditching rotaries in favor of smaller modern roundabouts. The Connecticut DOT chose several sites to test these conversions, and FHWA recognized one of those projects for its improved safety success.