Sununu Fails to Stop Rail “Boondoggle”

Governor Sununu, by his failure to act to VETO SB 241 in a timely manner, has allowed the bill to pass without his signature. This bill will pave the way for NH to start planning for a commuter rail system to be extended from the Massachusetts border to Manchester and...

Commuter Rail Boondoggle: The State Will Pay

Sign the petition! Despite misleading reports citing a million people want MBTA commuter rail extended to Concord, the majority of NH know it’s a boondoggle. But are they aware of SB 241 and the need to contact the Governor’s office (271-2121) and ask that...

What Next? A Monorail to the North Country?

by Dick Lemieux – April 12, 2014 A front-page April Fools Day (2014) Monitor article covered a report that recommends continuation of pilot bus service between Concord and Manchester. Based on demographic, employment and survey data, consultants estimated...

MBTA is Not the Partner New Hampshire Needs

Who believes you can rack up economic benefits in New Hampshire by spending New Hampshire tax dollars in Massachusetts and Paris? And, I know our Governor knows this, or does he? In a letter to the Concord Monitor Dick Lemieux of Concord said: MBTA is not the partner...

Dan Innis is WRONG

Recently former State Senator Dan Innis wrote an op-ed in the Union Leader promoting the same old misleading rail propaganda we’ve been hearing from the lobbyists. Dan is a former State Senator and is also connected to Peter T. Paul, a California billionaire who...

Commuter Rail: Part of New Urbanism

An article about the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system demonstrates what our own NH studies and history have shown us — even in highly populated areas, or areas where development has been constructed near trains, commuter rail does not attract enough ridership to pay...