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...

Sununu’s Response on SB 241

After a dozen or so inquiries asking for an explanation of why the Governor failed to veto SB 241 regarding commuter rail planning, we finally got a written response. Sununu’s Response Letter The idea that this is just another study is preposterous. This is the...

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...