Connecticut motorists may soon have to pay tolls again on state highways. That’s because some state lawmakers are looking for new streams of money to fix Connecticut’s budget. Other lawmakers oppose this move. They call it a money grab. They promise to block any legislation promoting tolls.
After the panic and stampede over false reports of shots fired at New York’s Penn Station earlier this month, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wants better communication and coordination at the transit hub.
Stamford, Connecticut, will kick off its first annual Walk to Work Day at the City’s Transportation Center on Friday morning. Urban planners say Stamford is shifting from a suburban driving area to a walkable urban center.
Two New York lawmakers say the Southern State Parkway that winds between New York City and Jones Beach is badly in need of an upgrade. State Senator John Brooks and Assemblywoman Michaelle Solanges have introduced a bill that would launch a safety study and renovation plans.