Lamont Transition Committee Recommends Gas Tax Hike And Tolls On Cars And Trucks

Tolls for all trucks and cars must be on the table as the new Lamont Administration takes over next month.  That's the conclusion of his transition transportation policy committee today.   It comes despite the fact that Lamont has said he only supports tolls on trucks.

This is the second study group this year to conclude that the state cannot move forward without the money that would be generated by highway tolls.

Melissa Kaplan-Macey of the "Regional Plan Association" in Stamford is co chair of the transportation policy committee and says,  "We simply can't get there using only the tools we have in our tool box today, it just won't work."

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