For immediate release: August 2, 2007
Contact: Kate Slevin
(212) 268-7474

TSTC Statement on Connecticut Infrastructure

"The bridge collapse in Minneapolis serves as a tragic reminder that we must invest our transportation dollars in our existing infrastructure, and take infrastructure maintenance very seriously. Other countries invest much more in sustaining their roads, highways, bridges and transit systems -- we should follow their lead," said Kate Slevin, Executive Director of the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, a regional policy watchdog group.

The Campaign recently analyzed federal data on Connecticut bridge conditions. Those findings are detailed in Mobilizing the Region #554.

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The Tri-State Transportation Campaign is a policy watchdog organization working to reverse deepening automobile dependence in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan region.