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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2755        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3066

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Anne M. Gobi, (BY REQUEST)

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying resolve:

Resolve to reduce traffic on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Susan Rowden

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2755        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3066

By Ms. Gobi of Spencer (by request), a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 3066) of Susan Rowden relative to directing the Department of Highways to study the feasibility of suspending tolls on the I-84/Sturbridge Toll Station on the Massachusetts Turnpike on Thanksgiving Day.  Transportation. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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Resolve to reduce traffic on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

 

              Resolved, Whereas, Thanksgiving Day is one of the most popular travel days in the United States,

              Whereas, High volumes of traffic increase emissions and damage to the environment,

              Whereas, Changes in traffic patterns lead to a higher probability of automobile accidents,

              Whereas, Stopping to pay tolls increases the density of traffic on highways,

             

              It is resolved that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will conduct a study of the affects on traffic density by suspending the I-84/Sturbridge toll station on Thanksgiving Day.

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