High­lights of can­di­dates’ trans­porta­tion plans

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DEMO­CRAT NED LA­MONT

▶ High­way tolls for big trucks only

▶ Fix roads and bridges

▶ Faster com­muter rail ser­vice, with added WiFi and rail con­nec­tions to Bradley air­port

▶ Tran­sit-ori­ented de­vel­op­ment

▶ En­cour­age pub­lic/pri­vate part­ner­ships

REPUB­LI­CAN BOB STE­FANOWSKI

▶ No high­way tolls

▶ En­cour­age pub­lic/pri­vate part­ner­ships, in­clud­ing in­vest­ment

▶ Em­brace zero-based bud­get­ing, use spend­ing re­duc­tions for trans­porta­tion

▶ Elim­i­nate waste, stream­line ap­proval process

▶ Re­duce bond­ing for un­nec­es­sary projects

IN­DE­PEN­DENT CAN­DI­DATE OZ GRIEBEL

▶ Pilot pro­gram to toll ex­press lanes around Hart­ford, then spread tolling statewide

▶ Reestab­lish the state Trans­porta­tion Strat­egy Board

▶ Can­cel $10 mil­lion state study on tolls

▶ Re­duce Metro North travel time be­tween New Haven and New York

▶ Launch barge ser­vice to move con­tain­ers from New YorkNew Jer­sey to ports in Bridge­port, New Haven and New Lon­don

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