Phil Sharlach of Wilton, who is running for Connecticut State Senate in the 26th District, submitted the following on transportation issues facing Connecticut.
“Traffic is overwhelming on I-95 and the Merritt Parkway. Commuter rails rely on underfunded infrastructure. We lack freight rail. With traffic, the 45-minute commute between New York and Connecticut is one and one-half hours. Any additional congestion and traffic is a nightmare.