Connecticut governor backs off of trucks-only toll plan
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, in an op-ed piece published in the Connecticut Post Saturday, Feb. 16, seemingly is reconsidering a trucks-only tolling plan he campaigned on during his run for office last year.
Despite not having a specific plan for the tolls, the newly elected governor campaigned to enact a trucks-only toll similar to what is in place in Rhode Island. However, in the Post op-ed, Lamont noted ongoing legal challenges from the trucking industry. Lamont added in the piece that he has learned tolling just trucks would provide some revenue, but “not enough to upgrade” the state’s infrastructure.
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Article by : Matt Cole