Will Kuster do What Richardson Did for NM?

Is Annie Kuster trying to bankrupt New Hampshire? On February 24, she posted this comment on FaceBook: “Today at the Nashua Regional Planning Commission I was excited to announce the introduction of the Invest in American Railroads Act. This legislation will...

Rail Hypocrisy

by Dick Lemieux In a sleight of hand that would make Amtrak proud, letter writer Jennifer Smith estimates the Downeaster carries 150 passengers per train then asserts that “many would prefer to commute . . . on a train.” If only! In truth, practically nobody prefers...

Just Who is Pushing for Commuter Rail?

An October 16 Concord Monitor op-ed by Jayme H. Simoes called into question a well thought out October 7 analysis of commuter rail’s impacts on air quality by Dick Lemieux. Lemieux is a retired engineer who has published numerous articles pointing out the folly of...

Outsiders Promoting Rail?

Does the bulk of the NH population really want to spend billions for a system that would only serve 1/10th of 1% of the population? There exists a FaceBook page called “Passenger Rail for Concord and New Hampshire” dedicated to promoting commuter rail from...

Testimony for GACIT Hearings

Executive Councilor Ted Gatsas PO Box 6655 20 Market Street Manchester, New Hampshire 03108 William E. Watson, P.E. Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance New Hampshire Department of Transportation John O. Morton Building, 7 Hazen Drive P.O. Box 483 Concord, NH...