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Bradley passenger traffic gets a jolt in 2017

Patricia Daddona |

Bradley International Airport has achieved five consecutive years of year-over-year passenger growth, with a 6.2 percent spike in 2017, according to airport operator the Connecticut Airport Authority...

CCM calls on Bond Commission to authorize road repair funds

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities on Thursday called for the State Bond Commission to release the second and final $30 million payment for Town Aid for Roads (TAR) when it meets Friday.

Southwest's Bradley-to-St. Louis flights debut in Aug.

Gregory Seay |

Southwest Airlines will offer, starting later this summer, daily service between Connecticut's Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks and St. Louis, Mo., using 143-seat Boeing 737s, aviation...

Speaker: Legislature should turn transportation over to a new authority

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR |

After failing for years to properly invest in highways, rail and bridges, the legislature should relinquish oversight to a transportation authority immune from the pressure of election-year politics,...

Pratt seeks to fix PurePower woes

Gregory Seay |

East Hartford aeroparts manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Co. says it will present aviation regulators with a proposed second fix to a troublesome seal on some of its PurePower passenger-jet engines.

Lawmakers must be transparent on tolls

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Typically I shy away from writing about the same topic two weeks in a row, but the debate over tolls is so important to Connecticut's future that it's worth the extra ink.

Gas-tax revenue shows its limitations

Matt Pilon |

Late last month, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called for lawmakers to authorize statewide tolls, a new fee on tire purchases and a 7-cents-per-gallon hike in the state's 25-cent gasoline tax.

Ford resets auto-parts hub to Windsor

Gregory Seay |

One of Connecticut's largest landlords will begin construction by this spring in Windsor on a new auto-parts distribution-warehouse for Detroit automaker Ford Motor Co., officials and regulatory...

Tesla to mount attempt No. 4 at the Capitol

Matt Pilon | 1

In Connecticut, Tesla could be a synonym for “persistent.”

Toll locations will be key to debate

Location, location, location is often a mantra used by real estate agents, but as the clarion calls for Connecticut highway tolls get louder, the motto will be just as pertinent to the state's...

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