by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey would take cargo
containers bound for Connecticut and Massachusetts off tractor-trailers
and put them on barges, The Associated Press reported Dec.
The plan is
intended to ease port and road crowding in New York. Now, the containers
and the trucks that carry them move out of New York north on I-95.
and New Haven, CT, have both asked Connecticut state officials for
more than $7 million to launch the container barge service in their