Before the General Assembly started its short session this week, members of the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments had a message for local legislators.
“The state of Connecticut is going to fall apart completely unless we can find a way to address transportation and, specifically, railroad improvements,” said Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess during a rail summit he hosted Feb. 2 at Town Hall.
The purpose of the summit, Hess said, was to provide area legislators with information to fight for funding for improvements on the Waterbury branch of the Metro-North Railroad and transportation in general. The line runs from Waterbury to Bridgeport through the Naugatuck Valley.
Many officials in New York State Government have joined in proposing a Hyperloop between Stewart Airport and New York City. We are also proposing Revising the “Beacon Line” which runs from Poughkeepsie area to Connecticut. We will also be running a…
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