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Decision on widening I-95 key step in transportation master plan

Traffic congestion on I-95

State transportation officials want to widen I-95 and introduce congestion or time-of-day tolling on it, to both reduce congestion and raise revenue for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s massive 30-year transportation plan. But there’s plenty of opposition to the widening, and if it can’t be resolved, the increasingly daunting challenge of funding the program could become that much more difficult. Continue Reading →

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Malloy on rail vs. highway expansion: ‘All of the above’

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy toured the site of new Meriden railroad station.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday his new transportation vision includes the widening of I-95 from New York to Rhode Island, a colossal undertaking that he insists can co-exist with his commitment to the continued expansion of mass transit. Continue Reading →

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Malloy outlines transit goals, puts off cost for another day

Gov. Dannell P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman watch the inaugural parade pass the Legislative Office Building.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy opened his second term Wednesday with a warning of a sclerotic Connecticut whose economy and quality of life are threatened by crumbling and clogged highways and inadequate and underfunded mass transit. The solution will be expensive, but how expensive was a topic for another day. Continue Reading →

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