UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Rail riders share displeasure with DOT, Metro-North

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Rail riders share displeasure with DOT, Metro-North

After a harrowing year ranging from disasters to generally horrific overall performance and customer service, local Metro-North rail commuters and area legislators had the chance to vent their displeasure Tuesday night, as state Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker headed a panel of transportation experts at a forum sponsored by the Connecticut Citizens Transportation Lobby, a group headed by Jill Kelly and Carol Leighton. The event was held at the Pequot Library in Southport and was widely promoted by the newly formed Commuter Action Group, an organization headed by rail passenger advocate and Hersam Acorn columnist Jim Cameron. There were nearly 200 people in attendance at the standing-room-only event. READ MORE:

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