ConnDOT: Governor's Commission on the Reform of the DOT to Meet 9/6/07

 
  CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NEWS RELEASE

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FOR RELEASE: September 4, 2007
 
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Governorís Commission on the Reform of the DOT

To Meet Thursday, Sept. 6, in Stamford

 

            The Governorís Commission on the Reform of the Department of Transportation will meet Thursday, September 6, 2007, at 2 p.m. the world headquarters of Pitney Bowes Inc., 1 Elmcroft Road, Stamford, Connecticut (directions below).

 

            The Commission was created by Governor M. Jodi Rell earlier this year and charged with drafting a report and recommendations for the Governor on ways to improve the overall operations of the agency Ė one of the largest in state government. The Governor will use the recommendations in drafting her own proposals for consideration by the 2008 session of the Connecticut General Assembly.

 

            Governor Rell has given the Commission a December 1 deadline for its report. The Commission is chaired by Michael Critelli, chairman and former CEO of Pitney Bowes.

 

            At Thursdayís meeting, the Commission will hear from three DOT Bureau Chiefs:

        Michael W. Lonergan, acting Chief of the Bureau of Engineering and Highway Operations

        Peter A. Richter Jr., Chief of the Bureau of Public Transportation

        Richard J. Jaworski, Chief of the Bureau of Aviation and Ports

 

            The public will also have an opportunity to comment at the conclusion of the Commissionís meeting.

 

            The agenda and other information regarding the Commission is available on the DOT website, http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=3155&q=390108 .

 

 

Directions To Pitney Bowes World Headquarters, One Elmcroft Road, Stamford, CT

 

From New Haven to Stamford

 

Take I-95 South to Exit 7 - Atlantic St.  At the second traffic light, take a left onto Atlantic St.  You will go under the Turnpike and the Railroad Tracks and at this point Atlantic Street is a two-way street.  Proceed through two traffic lights.  At the third traffic light Ė there is a Fire Station on the right and a construction project on the left Ė take a left onto Washington Blvd.  At the next stop sign turn left onto Pacific St and then a quick right onto Dyke LN (itís a slight jog in the road, but you are continuing straight).  Continue to the end of Dyke Lane and take a left onto Elmcroft Rd.  Pitney Bowes World Headquarters is on the right and the Visitor Parking Area is beyond the building on the right.

 

From NYC / Westchester County  - to -  Stamford

 

Take I-95 North to Exit 7 - Greenwich Ave/Washington Blvd.  At the end of the exit there is a traffic light.  Continue straight to the next traffic light and this is WASHINGTON BLVD.  Take a right onto WASHINGTON BLVD.  You will go under the railroad tracks, proceed through three traffic lights and come to a stop sign.  At this stop sign turn left onto Pacific St and then a quick right onto Dyke LN (itís a slight jog in the road, but you are continuing straight). Continue to the end of DYKE LN and take a left onto ELMCROFT RD.  Pitney Bowes World Headquarters is on the right and the Visitor Parking Area is beyond the building on the right.