Commuter Rail Claims Are Preposterous

by Dick Lemieux May 3, 2016 Unable to make a convincing case for commuter rail based on transportation benefits, for more than a year, rail proponents have been wowing legislators with jaw dropping predictions of jobs and economic growth, as if it is possible to lose...

Why Won’t NH Learn From Mistakes of Others?

SB 241 would allow NH to forge ahead with plans for ‘commuter rail’. It is not just a study. A study has already been done that showed that it was not worth spending the kind of money it would take to serve just 1/10th of 1% of the population! by Dick...

SB 241 – Say NO to Commuter Rail

More wisdom on why commuter rail is bad for New Hampshire. My Turn: A wake-up call for proponents of commuter rail By DICK LEMIEUX (reprinted with permission) For the Monitor Published: 5/18/2019 12:15:31 AM Modified: 5/18/2019 12:15:18 AM David Brooks’s recent piece...

Dick Lemieux on Commuter Rail

In another excellent piece Dick exposes the follies of “commuter rail”. Buried in the recent article on commuter rail is all we need to know about why commuter rail is a very, very bad idea for the Granite State. Letters: Are there still Democrats that...

Viability of Commuter Rail is a Delusion

BRA believes a commuter rail ‘study’ is not needed because commuter rail is not needed nor is it wanted. Dick Lemieux of Concord is a retired highway engineer and transportation planner who has been an observer of transportation policy for almost 50 years,...