Some towns and cities here are experimenting with them, however.
“The idea is not to be throwing people in jail, but to change behavior,” said New Haven Alder Abigail Roth.
At the opening of a new 1.8-mile stretch of bicycle trail in Canton, a longtime rails-to-trails advocate welcomed the presence of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his acting transportation commissioner, James P. Redeker, as a milestone in a long struggle. “Five years ago, it never would have happened,” said R. Bruce Donald, the president of […]