Yesterday, Governor-elect Lamont’s transportation policy group, appointed by his transition team, urged him to “set aside a campaign pledge and seek electronic tolling on all vehicles and higher gasoline taxes to fund critical transportation improvements.” Governor-elect Lamont deserves the thanks of Connecticut’s taxpayers for his commitment to the vital pragmatism ...
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The Department of Transportation has refused a Freedom of Information request for data to support DOT Commissioner James Redeker's testimony before the State Bond Commission.
The long and weird history of Connecticut's attempt to build eight miles of highway
The Transportation Committee heard testimony regarding the implementation of tolls on Connecticut’s highway, a highly contentious and complex proposal being championed by Gov. Dannel Malloy and Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker.
When Nutmeggers think of highway tolls, they often think of border tolls which charge motorists entering and leaving the state of Connecticut. But that’s not what Gov. Dannel Malloy and state legislators are proposing when they call for tolls to be installed on Connecticut’s highways.
Gov. Dannel Malloy called on state legislature to approve electronic tolls for Connecticut’s highways, a 7 cent increase in the gasoline tax and a three dollar tax on tires in an effort to increase revenue to the state’s Special Transportation Fund.