Transportation Finance Panel

The Governor's Transportation Finance Panel is a group of experts in transportation, finance, and economic development charged with examining funding options and developing recommendations that will make Governor Malloy's 30-year, $100 billion vision to modernize Connecticut's transportation infrastructure a reality. This panel will develop revenue and finance options that will fund this vision in the most prudent and cost-effective way possible in order to create a best-in-class transportation system for the state.
 

Members
  • Cameron Staples (Chair): President and CEO, New England Association of Schools and Colleges; Former Co-Chair of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee, Connecticut General Assembly
  • Beth Osborne: Senior Policy Advisor, Transportation for America; Former Acting Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • William Bonvillian: Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Washington, D.C. Office
  • Joan Carty: President and CEO, Housing Development Fund
  • Bert Hunter: Chief Investment Officer, Connecticut Green Bank
  • Oz Griebel: President and CEO, MetroHartford Alliance
  • Paul Timpanelli: President and CEO, Bridgeport Regional Business Council
  • Stanley Mickus: Marketing and Public Affairs, Cross Sound Ferry Services
  • Emil Frankel: Consultant on transportation policy; Former Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Transportation (1991-1995); Former Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation (2002-2005)

The public is encouraged to recommend options for funding and financing the delivery of the numerous infrastructure projects necessary over the next several decades.  Recommendations may be submitted to the following email address, and will be distributed to panel members: OPM.GovTransport@ct.gov.

Meetings
April 28, 2015 Agenda Minutes
May 18, 2015 Agenda Minutes
June 23, 2015 (Public Hearing) Public hearing notice Minutes
July 29, 2015 Agenda Minutes
September 29, 2015 Agenda Minutes
November 23, 2015 Agenda Minutes
January 15, 2016 Agenda

 

Final Report
January 15, 2016 Final Report
Final Report: Presentation
Final Report: Attachments
Final Report: Tables

 

 

Documents from Meetings
April 28, 2015: James P. Redeker Presentation
Ben Barnes Presentation
May 18, 2015: Local Aid for Transportation
Transportation Funding: European Approaches
Economic Analysis Summary
Select Transportation Funding Initiatives
Mileage-based User Fees
Senator Fasano Handout
Senator Fasano Presentation
June 23, 2105: White Paper - A Conceptual Look at Tolling Highways in Connecticut
Public Testimony
Testimony of Joseph Seliga, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
Testimony of Samara Barend of AECOM
July 29, 2015: Dept. of Revenue Services, Tax Increment Financing in Connecticut
Jack Basso, Peter J Basso and Associates, LLC Presentation
Patrick D. Jones, International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association Presentation
Ananth Prasad and Kevin Hoeflich, HNTB Presentation
September 29, 2015: OPM Revenue Update
Economic Impact Analysis, CTDOT and Economic Development Research Group
November 23, 2015 Economic Impact Analysis of New Haven Commuter Rail Line
Economic Impact Analysis of the I-84 Viaduct
Economic Impact Analysis of Waterbury Mixmaster
Presentation on Economic Analysis Reports
Presentation on Hartford Viaduct

 

 

Press Releases

Gov. Malloy Names Panel to Examine Funding Options for Modernizing Connecticut's Transportation Infrastructure