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...

Union Leader on Rail Propaganda

The Union Leader has finally come out with an article that shows the folly of the propaganda put out there by the high priced lobbyists who have been hired by the rail companies. It makes many of the points we have been making about the polling process and the details...

House Committee on SB 241

Word has it (not posted yet on bill status page) that the House Public Works and Highways Committee has ‘recommended’ that SB 241 (the “project development, analysis, and funding phase” for the Commuter Rail Boondoggle) “Ought to...