April 29, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | April 29, 2013 4:07pm
April 26, 2013
by Susan Bigelow | April 26, 2013 8:56am
Gas taxes are going up again this July, and so once again I thought, briefly, about finding some other way to get around besides driving my car. I live and work smack in the middle of a busy, densely-populated valley stretching from Northampton to New Haven, so you would think that I would have several good transit options for getting to work. You’d be wrong.
Tags: gas tax, Taxes, transit, buses, springfield, Enfield, car tax, Susan Bigelow, dh
April 22, 2013
by Megan Merrigan | April 22, 2013 5:30am
Despite the perceived momentum toward four separate bills concerning undocumented immigrants being eligible for driver’s licenses, not one of them made it past the Transportation Committee’s deadline last month.
April 10, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | April 10, 2013 4:48pm
March 27, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | March 27, 2013 11:30am
Legislation allowing red light traffic cameras and banning smoking in vehicles with children will have to wait for yet another year. The Transportation Committee will hit its deadline for legislative action Wednesday and neither bill will move forward.
Tags: Guerrera, red light cameras, smoking ban, transportation, Hugh McQuaid, dh
March 8, 2013
by Christine Stuart | March 8, 2013 2:55pm
March 4, 2013
by Christine Stuart | March 4, 2013 3:54pm
“A car is a car is a car,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday in defense of his proposal to eliminate 90 percent of municipal motor vehicle taxes.
February 26, 2013
by Christine Stuart | February 26, 2013 6:30am
February 25, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | February 25, 2013 9:42pm
After an all-day hearing Monday on a bill that would allow cities to install traffic enforcement cameras at stop lights, the co-chairman of the Transportation Committee gave the bill “no better than 50/50” chances of passing this year.
February 20, 2013
by Christine Stuart | February 20, 2013 3:00pm
Heather Abdullah and Aden Abbatemarco of Mansfield told the Transportation Committee on Wednesday that if they were lawmakers for a day, they would approve legislation to ban smoking in vehicles carrying children.