Fighting to block bad ideas: tolls and a busway | Foothills Media Group

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: General

This project (the Hartford-New Britain busway) will cost taxpayers $1,000 per inch to build. Yes, per inch!

via Fighting to block bad ideas: tolls and a busway – Opinion – Foothills Media Group.

Homeowners were not told of any compensation from the state for the taking of their property, and the promise of six foot noise barriers has now dwindled to a chain link fence.

State Representative Bill Simanski spoke up for and supported an amendment in the Connecticut House of Representative that would transfer state funds meant for the controversial New Britain to Hartford busway to instead go toward fixing rundown roads and bridges in the state.

via Simanski Supports Amendment to Stop Busway, Fix Roads and Bridges – The Granbys, CT Patch.

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