Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

 Positive Train Control is said to be a lifesaver, but its implementation is being delayed.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty continues her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

Conn. Derailment Causes Slow Commute

May 20, 2013
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Commuters who manage to make it from southwest Connecticut to New York City should consider staying in the Big Apple all week as crews begin rebuilding 2,000 feet of track following a commuter train collision and derailment.

But that advice isn't coming from New York's mayor. Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is urging commuters to consider staying out of their home state to avoid what could be a week of major traffic headaches.