For Immediate Release: April 23, 2008
Contact: Kate Slevin (917) 833-9259, Ryan Lynch (860) 796-6988


Tri-State Transportation Campaign Statement on Selection of Joseph F. Marie as Commissioner of Transportation

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign congratulates Joseph F. Marie as Governor Rell's choice to be the new Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner.  We applaud Governor Rell for choosing a candidate with experience in the transit sector, and hope that, if approved by the Legislature, Mr. Marie will bring about a new generation of leadership and policy change to foster smart growth and better mobility in Connecticut in coming years.

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The Tri-State Transportation Campaign is a non-profit policy watchdog organization dedicated to forging a more balanced, environmentally sustainable, safe and socially equitable transportation system in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey.