What is Connecticut’s relationship with Metro-North? Client — vendor? Shared partnership? Stockholm syndrome? Or is the railroad a “fanged sloth” hanging around our neck?
All of those analogies has been made to the state’s 30+ year relationship with Metro-North, part of NY’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority. But given their dismal safety record and deteriorating service in recent years, many have asked, “is it time to fire Metro-North and find someone else to run our trains?”