“Shovel Ready” Transportation Projects

How should Vermont spend its $131 million in federal transportation stimulus money.  We go over the initial list of 30 "shovel ready" projects with VTRANS Secretary David Dill.  Plus, we bring you the latest results from Town Meeting Day, and we read from some of your emails.

Vermont gets federal rail help

The Vermont Transportation Agency is going to be getting about $1 million in federal help to pay for two projects to improve the Amtrak passenger rail system in the state.

Vermont’s Rail Future

With gas prices climbing, we "think big" about the possibilities for serious rail service in Vermont. Our guests are retired rail executive Charlie Moore, who chairs the Vermont Rail Council’s passenger rail committee, and Sam Lewis, operations manager for VTrans.