Upcoming Track Improvements on the Metro-North New Canaan Branch Line

Posted on March 17, 2023

CTDOT alerts riders that work will require substitute busing for all New Canaan Branch Line customers this summer

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is alerting riders that due to track improvements on the New Canaan Branch Line this summer, substitute bus service will replace all train service. This necessary work is part of the tie replacement and track upgrades program.

When completed, an existing speed restriction in the Stamford area will be eliminated and train speeds through


Posted on March 15, 2023

CT House and Senate Republicans Stand With Local Leaders In Call For Community-Driven Approach To Transit-Oriented Development Legislation 

Today, State Representative Tom O’Dea (R-125), State Rep. Tracy Marra (R-141), and State Senator Ryan Fazio (R-36) joined leadership from CT169STRONG and local zoning officials from across Connecticut to emphasize their priorities for proposed “Live, Work, Ride” legislation to build transit-oriented developments across Connecticut.

The Republican state lawmakers

Rep. Marra Testifies in Opposition to HB 6890

Posted on March 15, 2023

Earlier today, I testified in opposition to HB6890. I have substantial concerns about this specific legislation and encourage the members of the Planning and Development Committee to consider making changes, including to the density mandates.