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HARTFORD MEDIA ADVISORY


HARTFORD MOTORISTS LOSE NEARLY $2,400 PER YEAR ON ROADS THAT
ARE DETERIORATED, CONGESTED & LACK SOME
NEEDED SAFETY FEATURES

Local speakers join national research group in review of 
road & bridge conditions, congestion, safety

WHEN:

11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WHERE:

 

 

Connecticut State Capitol

Room 310

210 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT

WHAT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The average driver in in the Hartford urban area loses nearly $2.400 annually as a result of driving on roads that are deteriorated, congested, and that lack some desirable safety features, according to a new report from TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, DC. Local speakers will join TRIP on Tuesday to highlight the findings and discuss possible solutions.

 

The report, Connecticut Transportation by the Numbers: Meeting the State’s Need for Safe and Efficient Mobility, examines road and bridge conditions, congestion, economic development, highway safety, and transportation funding in Connecticut. In addition to statewide information, the report contains regional data for Bridgeport-Stamford, Hartford and New Haven.

WHO:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rep. Tony Guerrera, Chairman, Connecticut General Assembly Transportation Committee

 

Rep. Chris Perone, Connecticut General Assembly Transportation Committee Member

 

Amy Parmenter, Public & Government Affairs, AAA Allied Group

 

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly, Associate Director of Research & Communication, TRIP

CONTACT:

 

 

Carolyn Bonifas Kelly - TRIP

Rocky Moretti - TRIP

703.801.9212 (cell)

202.262.0714 (cell)