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Connecticut needs approximately 125,000 to 150,000 EVs by 2025 and 500,000 EVs by 2030 to meet its statutorily mandated greenhouse gas reduction target.
The Transportation and Climate Initiative, scheduled to be voted upon by the state Environment Committee tomorrow, promises Connecticut at least a 26% reduction in carbon emissions from transportation from 2022 to 2032.
The Walk Bridge was built in 1896 and the Connecticut River Bridge went up in 1907.
Twelve electric buses are on order for operation in the New Haven and Stamford service areas.
Republican opposition to tolls of any kind has been fierce, but Democrat leaders have said over the past few weeks that they believe they have the votes to pass such legislation. Democrats have a 22-14 majority in the Senate and a 91-60 majority in the House.
A new Hartford Courant/Sacred Heart University poll shows growing public support for Gov. Ned Lamont’s 10-year, $19 billion CT2030 plan, which includes tolls for tractor-trailers on 12 highway bridges around the state -- as well as rising public approval of the governor's performance.
The July 1 reopening of the state's six welcome centers has been a big plus. “They’re the front door to the state," says Connecticut Office of Tourism Director Randy Fiveash.
Gov. Ned Lamont's CT 2030 program is a 10-year plan for priority highway and rail projects intended to create less congestion, quicker commutes, and increased economic activity.
The fight over highway tolls between Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and state Senate Republicans has centered in part on an internal Department of Transportation memo.
"A 21st century economy cannot be supported by a 20th century transportation system," says Gov. Ned Lamont; "This is a total abrogation of responsibility," respond GOP leaders.
“If we don’t take care of this bridge … surely that bridge collapses," said Stamford Mayor David Martin.
"The East Side and other adjoining neighborhoods have gotten their hopes up about the possibility of a new rail station and are looking to us as leaders to make it happen,” Mayor Joe Ganim said.
Mayor Joe Ganim said the funding will have a "huge impact on Bridgeport's infrastructure and rejoin our communities."
Giulietti ran Metro-North from February 2014 until his retirement in August 2017.