Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2005

Abstract

Connecticut's severely congested transportation system is explored by William B. Kennedy in chapter two of Public Policy in Connecticut. The gridlock one experiences on Connecticut's highways is not only described in this chapter, but also explained. He explores alternative transportation strategies that would alleviate congestion, and examines the possible impact of an increase in telecommuting.

Comments

Kennedy, William B. "The Challenge of Transportation." Public Policy in Connecticut: Challenges and Perspectives. Ed. Gary L. Rose. Fairfield: Sacred Heart University Press, 2005.

William B. Kennedy is retired Vice-President of Public Affairs for Sacred Heart University and a consultant in government and public relations. During his years at Sacred Heart, his responsibilities included liaison work with state and federal government and directing the Center for Policy Issues and Legislative Seminar Series. He also served as a Professor of History and Political Science, with teaching specialization in legislative lobbying and Connecticut history.