Regional Roundup: CT Infrastructure Woes


Despite being ranked fifth among states with the most structurally deficient interstate bridges, budget issues continue to plague Governor Malloy’s attempts at investing in Connecticut infrastructure. [Stamford Advocate]

Nearly one year after NJ Transit’s crippling July service disruptions, budget gaps and constant delays remain for the nation’s largest statewide transit agency. [WNYC]

Energy & Environment

A judge overturned a New York City water rate hike last week that would have used new revenues to provide a water rebate to lower-income households. [Politico New York]

The Indian Point nuclear reactor was taken offline this past week to fix a leaky water pipe. While the pipe was from a “non-radioactive system” at the plant, the shutdown again raises concerns about the safety and reliability of the nuclear facility. [The Journal News]

Community Development & Design

The recent East Harlem Neighborhood Plan, a product of community members, neighborhood organizations and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, puts forward a neighborhood led-vision for the proposed upzoning of the neighborhood. [Next City]

Lack of action from Albany on a number of key housing issues, including the 421-A tax break, raises questions for the de Blasio administration’s affordable housing goals. [WNYC]


Photo: New Haven West River Bridge by Nick Chapman // Flickr Creative Commons

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