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Clip of the Day: Connecticut Post Calls for Smart Growth

The Connecticut Post wrote a thoughtful editorial today about how to move the state’s transportation network towards the 21st Century. Hopefully, the ConnDOT Reform Commission is listening. The Commission’s report, recommending how ConnDOT can move “beyond…


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2007 a Banner Year for Connecticut's Dynamic Duo

Congratulations to Jill Kelly and Carol Leighton, founding members and co-chairs of the Connecticut Citizens Transportation Lobby (CCTL), on Jill’s appointment to the state Transportation Strategy Board! The TSB is an advisory board which formulates Connecticut’s…






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Variable MTA Tolls Could Save the Fare

The MTA reported $220 million in unanticipated revenues last week, helping to somewhat alleviate its budget deficit. But the agency still needs to raise a significant amount of new revenue and is now suggesting that it…



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Fare Hike Epidemic Spreads to Bee-Line

Earlier this month, Westchester County’s Bee-Line bus system joined the ranks of transit agencies seeking fare increases after County Executive Andrew Spano released the proposed 2008 budget, which calls for a 25-cent increase in the cash…


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Advocacy Alert: Tell NYSDOT to Swap the Sheridan

Nearly ten years have passed since regional planning and transportation organizations and community groups in the South Bronx began their campaign to replace the 1.25-mile Sheridan Expressway with 28 acres worth of affordable housing, green space,…