Save the Sound, one of Connecticut’s environmental advocacy groups pushing hard for the Transportation and Climate Initiative program, is ramping up their lobbying efforts in September, according to filings with the Office of State Ethics.
CTtransit in Hartford, a division of the Connecticut Department of Transportation, has been issued a serious violation notice and a proposed $7,111 penalty by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after chemicals known to cause
An initiative aimed at curbing gasoline usage and fighting climate change would cost the average Connecticut family $258 per year, according to an analysis conducted by the Ceasar Rodney Institute’s Center for Energy and Environment,
Traffic numbers from the Connecticut Department of Transportation show a steep drop-off in people traveling on Connecticut’s highways in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of nonessential businesses by the governor. The number
Former Vermont Commissioner of Environmental Conservation and consultant for the Center for Climate Strategies in Washington D.C. Jeffrey Wennberg penned an op-ed blasting a proposal to institute a regional gasoline tax, part of an inter-state
“Yankee Institute welcomes Gov. Lamont’s decision to end the push for tolls this year, and stands ready to help find a fairer way to address Connecticut’s transportation needs — one that doesn’t involve tolling people
The day before an informational hearing on Gov. Ned Lamont’s new transportation plan, an audit of the Connecticut Department of Transportation showed a lack of documentation for the purchase price of hundreds of millions worth
The Transportation and Climate Initiative is pushing for a regional cap and trade system on gasoline distributors to fight climate change, invest in mass transit and fight for climate justice, but scientific modeling suggests the
During his hour-long interview with WTIC 1080, Gov. Ned Lamont fielded questions from callers, one of whom questioned why the state diverted $170 million in vehicle sales tax from the Special Transportation Fund. The governor
The implementation of a Northeast regional cap and trade system for gasoline distribution took a step forward today when the Transportation and Climate Initiative released a draft memorandum of understanding with participating states, including Connecticut.