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March 20, 2015

OP-ED | Eminent Domain on Steroids? A New Bill Threatens Cities and Towns

by Gail Lavielle | March 20, 2015 12:07am

How would you feel if a group of people who lived elsewhere in the state and whom no one had elected were to take over certain planning and zoning functions in your town or city and unilaterally make critical decisions about entire neighborhoods – like who could own property there, and what they could do with it?

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March 19, 2015

Transportation Committee Keeps Tolls Alive

by Christine Stuart | March 19, 2015 5:30am

While it may be unpopular the legislature’s Transportation Committee kept a bill that would allow electronic tolls on Connecticut’s highways alive.

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March 18, 2015

OP-ED | Rebuilding Infrastructure, Rebuilding Our Economy

by Ron McClellan | March 18, 2015 7:15am

Gov. Dannel P.  Malloy has shown leadership and vision for proposing a long overdue investment in transportation. Prior administrations have ignored increased traffic flows and deteriorating roads and bridges. It should be one of government’s top priorities to ensure safe infrastructure for the millions of people that use it every day.

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March 11, 2015

Voters Say No To Casinos, Yes To Marijuana

by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2015 6:34am

Shutterstock By a nearly 4-to-1 margin, voters surveyed by the Quinnipiac University poll say they don’t want more casinos in Connecticut.

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March 6, 2015

Watchdog Group: Route 1, Route 6 Most Dangerous For Pedestrians

by Cara Rosner | March 6, 2015 1:00pm

Courtesy of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign For the seventh year in a row, Route 1 in Fairfield County has been ranked the most dangerous road for pedestrians by a transportation watchdog group.

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March 2, 2015

Lawmakers Debate Regulations For Uber and Similar Ridesharing Services

by Sarah Paduano | March 2, 2015 6:16pm

Christine Stuart photo Lawmakers will have to make a decision without empirical data on what if any regulations it should impose on ridesharing sharing services like Uber.

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February 25, 2015

Barnes Warns Transportation Committee Against Relying on Tolls

by Hugh McQuaid | February 25, 2015 2:11pm

shutterstock State budget director Benjamin Barnes warned lawmakers Wednesday against looking exclusively to highway tolls as a solution to funding improvements to state roads, bridges, and rail systems.

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February 24, 2015

Border Toll Bill Riles Residents

by Elizabeth Regan | February 24, 2015 7:20pm

Connecticut Electronic Tolling and Congestion Pricing Study graphic Reviving tolls — an idea that’s failed to gain traction in Connecticut for more than 25 years — will be at the center of a public hearing Wednesday as the Transportation Committee seeks input on a bill that would establish electronic tolling at the state’s borders.

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February 19, 2015

OP-ED | Malloy Transportation Plan Necessary, Not Revolutionary

by Susan Bigelow | February 19, 2015 7:46pm

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled his transportation plan Wednesday in his annual budget address. The plan’s notable for a two big things – first, for the worrisome lack of information on how we’re going to pay for all of this, and second, for just how little it’ll really change transportation in Connecticut.

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Malloy Seeks Constitutional Amendment to Secure Transportation Funds

by Hugh McQuaid | February 19, 2015 4:23pm

CTNJ File Photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy did not propose a specific revenue plan Wednesday to finance his long-term transportation goals, but he did file legislation to amend the state constitution to safeguard the funding once it’s collected.

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