CONCORD—Today, Senator Levesque introduced SB 241, relative to funding for the project development phase of the capitol corridor rail project. This bill permits the department of transportation to access certain federal funding for the purpose of completing the project development phase of the capitol corridor rail project in the 2019-2029 ten-year transportation improvement plan.
Senator Levesque released the following statement after the hearing:
“Commuter rail is a key component to New Hampshire’s efforts to grow our economy, ease traffic, improve commutes, and attract and retain young professionals. I look forward to working with my Senate colleagues to pass SB 241, a critical next step toward establishing commuter rail through the capitol corridor project.”