LCAR will be voting yes or no before Dec. 1. But until Vermont Daily Chronicle contacted the LCAR members and asked them what they were thinking in regard to Vermont and the California car ban, almost none of them appeared to know the issue was even going to come before them.
The cost of resurfacing roadways in New Hampshire is going up amid high prices for crude oil used to make asphalt and fuel, forcing the state to spend more money on scheduled transportation upgrades.
Post-permit delays have crippled the ability of our country to build. Once a permit has been issued, the appeals begin. The appellants ask for and obtain restraining orders to stop construction. At almost no cost to themselves, anyone can impose the enormous cost of infrastructure delay on the builders and on the country.
“The top eight airlines alone received nearly $50 billion in taxpayer assistance from the federal government. Given all of the generous taxpayer support, all of us have a responsibility to make sure that passengers and crew members are treated with respect, not contempt.”
The governor, along with Green Mountain Power, announced two electric buses have replaced two diesel-fueled buses in Rutland County through the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund. The Marble Valley Regional Transit District is the beneficiary of the new buses.
The Ethan Allen Express train extends service beyond the current line’s terminus in Rutland and continues north to Vergennes and Burlington. It currently travels from New York City to Rutland, via Albany, New York, and Castleton. Service in Middlebury is anticipated sometime in 2022.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Wednesday announced that the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act, which today passed out of the Environment and Public Works Committee, will include nearly $1.4 billion for Vermont’s roads, bridges, and transit systems.
The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) is pouring almost $1 million into a study that is about halfway done, devoted to examining how to better design the Interstate 89 corridor through Chittenden County.
There is a bill currently before the House Transportation Committee that any Vermonter who has routinely experienced a miles-long, tooth-rattling ride over pot holes and frost heaves should be concerned about.
In response to uncertain FY 2021 state transportation revenues, the House Transportation Committee on Wednesday discussed a proposal to approve a full year of transportation spending but allocate only enough money for three or four months.
State transportation officials expect a new federal infrastructure bill will soon deliver a large influx of federal transportation money to Vermont.
The state of Vermont is changing its fleet over to electric vehicles and hybrids, but little is known about how much it will cost taxpayers, or how the vehicles will perform in New England’s cold climate.