Daniela Brighenti
Staff Reporter
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Tweed considers direct flights to D.C.

Getting from the Elm City to the nation’s capital may soon be a lot easier.

CT lawmakers propose replacing Metro North

As Metro-North Railroad comes under scrutiny for a series of fatal accidents in the last two years, two Connecticut lawmakers are calling for the state to reconsider its deal with the beleaguered commuter rail operator.

Uber comes under scrutiny in CT

Uber’s business model has run into criticism from both taxi companies and consumers, who believe the lack of regulation imposed on Uber is detrimental to rider safety.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Bulldogs lose shooting touch

The Yale women’s basketball team put a scare into both its opponents this weekend — including Princeton, the nation’s last undefeated team — but ultimately, the Bulldogs were swept, in large part due to a 0.308 shooting percentage in their two games.

Bicycle safety a priority for state officials

At a public hearing before the state Transportation Committee yesterday, state officials proposed a bill that would increase biking safety in Connecticut.

Proposed bills would penalize texting while driving

At a public hearing before the State Transportation Committee on Monday, state officials proposed two bills that would crack down on drivers who are caught texting while driving in Connecticut.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Women’s hoops suffers first Ivy loss

The Yale women’s basketball team went on the road this weekend and secured a dominant victory over Dartmouth on Friday, but was unable to keep rival Harvard at bay on Saturday.

Bus lines to dominate transit agenda

With transportation still at the top of City Hall’s agenda, Mayor Toni Harp will use the midterm to hone in on the twin issues of transit and unemployment.

Investigations into Metro-North crash begin

One day after a Metro-North train slammed into an SUV in Valhalla, N.Y., killing six and injuring 15, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and two separate federal agencies have launched investigations.

New shuttle aims to alleviate rush hour congestion near Med School

A new Yale Shuttle Express Line will seek to improve access to Union Station for those hoping to catch trains at the end of the workday.

Juno shifts east, leaving only a foot

Although Winter Storm Juno swept through New Haven with far less snow than forecasted, city officials maintained on Tuesday that their precautions were necessary and yielded a successful emergency operation.