Monthly Archive for June, 2010

: June, 2010

More Americans expected to travel this holiday weekend, AAA survey says.

The July 4th weekend is here, and the American Automobile Association says that travel will boom after a slight drop off last year due to belt-tightening across the country.

Westport tests out prototype electric Beamer

Westport First Selectman Gordon F. Joseloff took a prototype Mercedes-Benz electric car for a test drive at the Saugatuck Station where the town hopes to build an electric car charging station in the near future.

NuRide and its CEO Rick Steele named by Bloomberg Businessweek as a top “social entrepreneur.”

NuRide, the ride-sharing arrangement service which works with the Connecticut Department of Transportation to offer rewards to commuters who carpool, vanpool, bicycle or ride the rails has been

Transportation Strategy Board comes to Norwalk next week

The Transportation Strategy Board will meet at the Norwalk Transit District Offices at 275 Wilson Avenue at 10 a.m. on Wednesday June 23, according to a draft agenda posted on their Web-site. The

Royal Bank of Scotland adopts low-emission vehicle parking policy

In an effort to encourage its workers to drive of low-emission technology vehicles to its downtown headquarters, Royal Bank of Scotland is now offering priority parking spaces within its corporate garage off Washington Boulevard to drivers who do.

Stamford Police and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police conducted drill at Stamford train station Thursday

Stamford Police and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police conducted a joint patrol drill at the Stamford rail station Thursday morning, Stamford Police Capt. William Mullin said.

Cablevision submits proposal to expand Wi-Fi on Metro-North lines

Cablevision Systems Corp. is among the companies that have submitted a proposal to outfit Metro-North and Long Island Railroad trains with Wi-Fi networks at no cost to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.