Transportation Committee

PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

Monday, February 23, 2009

10:00 AM in Room 1E of the LOB

I. PROPOSED BILLS – TOLLING AND TRAFFIC MITIGATION

1. Proposed S.B. No. 426 AN ACT CONCERNING TRAFFIC CONGESTION MITIGATION.

2. Proposed S.B. No. 431 AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF EZ PASS TOLLS ON STATE HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES.

3. Proposed S.B. No. 445 AN ACT CONCERNING CONGESTION PRICING ON CONNECTICUT HIGHWAYS.

4. Proposed S.B. No. 694 AN ACT CONCERNING BANNING PARKING IN HIGHWAY BREAKDOWN LANES.

5. Proposed S.B. No. 695 AN ACT CONCERNING STUDYING A METHODOLOGY TO PHYSICALLY ALERT TRUCK OPERATORS OF MAXIMUM VEHICLE HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS.

6. Proposed H.B. No. 5507 AN ACT CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF LOW EMISSION VEHICLES IN THE HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE LANE. (ENV)

7. Proposed H.B. No. 6069 AN ACT CONCERNING TRAFFIC CALMING.

8. Proposed H.B. No. 6070 AN ACT CONCERNING KEEPING TRAFFIC MOVING.

9. Proposed H.B. No. 6213 AN ACT REINSTATING TOLL BOOTHS ON MAJOR STATE HIGHWAYS.

10. Proposed H.B. No. 6221 AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION PATTERNS.

11. Proposed H.B. No. 6227 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF WHALEY AVENUE IN NEW HAVEN.

12. Proposed H.B. No. 6228 AN ACT REQUIRING GOLF CART CROSSINGS ON PUBLIC ROADS TO BE CLEARLY MARKED.

13. Proposed H.B. No. 6269 AN ACT CONCERNING OPEN ROAD CONGESTION PRICING ON CERTAIN CONNECTICUT HIGHWAYS.

14. Proposed H.B. No. 6271 AN ACT REQUIRING A REVIEW OF TRAFFIC PATTERNS AT EXIT 58 ON ROUTE 15.

II. PROPOSED BILLS – “MOVE OVER” LAW

1. Proposed S.B. No. 741 AN ACT PROVIDING A "MOVE OVER" LAW FOR CONNECTICUT.

2. Proposed H.B. No. 5261 AN ACT REQUIRING MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS TO CHANGE LANES WHEN APPROACHING AN EMERGENCY VEHICLE WITH ITS FLASHING LIGHTS IN OPERATION THAT IS STOPPED ON THE SHOULDER OR IN THE LANE OF A HIGHWAY.

3. Proposed H.B. No. 5643 AN ACT REQUIRING MOTOR VEHICLES TO "MOVE OVER".

4. Proposed H.B. No. 5894 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A "MOVE OVER" LAW IN CONNECTICUT.

5. Proposed H.B. No. 6061 AN ACT REQUIRING PEDESTRIANS AND OPERATORS OF NONEMERGENCY VEHICLES TO YIELD THE RIGHT OF WAY TO FUNERAL PROCESSIONS.

6. Proposed H.B. No. 6071 AN ACT REQUIRING A "MOVE OVER" LAW IN CONNECTICUT.

7. Proposed H.B. No. 6225 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A "MOVE OVER" LAW FOR MOTOR VEHICLES.