Schumer urges Connecticut to seek public input on proposed border toll

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on Connecticut officials on Tuesday, who are considering placing a new toll on Interstate 95 at the New York border, to consider the concerns of local New York communities before taking action. “Connecticut’s potential plan to place tolls right on the New York-Westchester border could do serious harm to local communities like Port Chester and Rye, and it should not move forward without community input,” Schumer said. Read More »

Murray, SDOT propose new levy to fund Move Seattle effort

As part of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s Move Seattle vision, Murray and Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Director Scott Kubly recently released a draft proposal for a new levy called the Transportation Levy to Move Seattle. Move Seattle is Murray’s 10-year transportation vision that integrates SDOT’s plans for transit, walking, biking and freight. Read More »