Conn. DOT: $3 billion in upgrades needed for Metro-North to go faster

Oct 28, 2013

Commuters stand in the doorway of a Stamford bound train at Grand Central Terminal (File Photo)
Credit John Minchillo / AP

Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker says it would cost at least $3 billion to upgrade infrastructure needed before trains on Metro-North railroad can go faster.  Politicians and business leaders argue the investment would help the state's economy and ease traffic woes.