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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 751

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1173

 

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Referred to Committee on TRANSPORTATION

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. KENNEDY, 12th Dist.

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING ELECTRONIC TOLLS ON CONNECTICUT'S HIGHWAYS USING A CONGESTION PRICING SYSTEM.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to require the Commissioner of Transportation to establish electronic tolls on Connecticut's highways using a congestion pricing system in which motor vehicle operators would pay increased toll rates for operating vehicles during peak travel times or on congested highways.

Statement of Purpose:

To ease traffic congestion by establishing electronic tolls using a congestion pricing system and raise revenue for long-term transportation infrastructure projects.