Monthly Archive for February, 2012

: February, 2012

Accident on Merritt Parkway in Westport

Expect delays in the area of exits 41-40 in Westport on the Merritt Parkway northbound because of a three-car accident. State police, and the Westport FD are on the scene.

Rollover on I-95 in Port Chester

Southbound traffic heading from Fairfield County toward New York City may be impacted by a rollover accident on Interstate 95 in Port Chester. Emergency medical personnel are on the scene near exit

Truck gets stuck under overpass in Milford

A tractor-trailer was stuck under a bridge this morning in Milford on Old Gate Lane. The roof of the trailer was heavily damaged by the impact with the bridge. Here is a photo submitted to WTNH’s

Car crash on I-91 near Cromwell

Traffic is backed up on Interstate 91 near exit 23 near Cromwell due to a car accident. Three lanes are merging into one. One visibly damaged SUV is in the shoulder of the highway. A fire truck and

Get there by bike: Is the region “bike friendly”?

This Sunday, the Connecticut Post will be taking a more detailed look at the “bike-friendliness” of Bridgeport and the surrounding towns. To get a taste of the situation, I rode about 18 miles this

Accident closes right lane of I-95 NB in Greenwich

The right lane of I-95 northbound in Greenwich between exits 2 and 3 is closed because of a one-car accident. The lane was shut down around 8:18 a.m., the DOT reports. Here is a photo of the

Let the government help you get there

We got a lot of feedback after our “Get There” project, in which reporters gave up their cars for a day and commuted to work and all of their assignments through mass transit. Samantha Stenbeck, the

Walking the bike path to work

BRIDGEPORT — “Oh, they just put it there?” said Darren Thompson, 19, climbing off his purple mountain bike Friday morning on Railroad Avenue, amid a scattering of pebbles and broken glass. Beneath the

Get there by bike: Some final thoughts

Lance Armstrong says “It’s not about the bike.” Easy for him to say. Lance has a team of a half-dozen expert bike mechanics who fuss over the tension of his every spoke. For the rest of us down here

The not so perilous night time ride through Trumbull

This project made me realize how many people have my back. The most dangerous part of my Get There adventure was the 2.2 mile stretch from Trumbull Town Hall to the Trumbull Westfield mall after my