Syracuse Metropolitan Transportation Council http://waer.org en Experts to Share Transportation Project Experiences, Offer Insight on I-81 http://waer.org/post/experts-share-transportation-project-experiences-offer-insight-i-81 <div>A number of experts will be coming to the Syracuse area over the next few months to share their experiences with transportation projects on a scale similar to what’s ahead for Interstate 81. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:28:18 +0000 Scott Willis 15488 at http://waer.org Experts to Share Transportation Project Experiences, Offer Insight on I-81 Rep. Dan Maffei: Real Crisis Facing CNY Infrastructure http://waer.org/post/rep-dan-maffei-real-crisis-facing-cny-infrastructure <p>Experts and community leaders joined Congressmember&nbsp;Dan Maffei Tuesday at the Erie Canal Museum for a roundtable meeting to talk about the state of the region's infrastructure. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The City of Syracuse, for example, has been dealing with dozens of water main breaks because of the extreme cold. &nbsp; Much of the water system is at least 100 years old. &nbsp;C &amp; S Companies Engineer Orrin MacMurray&nbsp; says Syracuse is not alone.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 03:50:32 +0000 Scott Willis 14517 at http://waer.org Rep. Dan Maffei: Real Crisis Facing CNY Infrastructure Congressmember Dan Maffei weighs in on I-81 debate http://waer.org/post/congressmember-dan-maffei-weighs-i-81-debate <P>The future of Interstate 81 remains uncertain after Congressmember Dan Maffei offered his thoughts on what options should be considered.&nbsp;&nbsp;With traffic rumbling by on the highway nearby, Maffei says neither an identical highway nor “Erie Boulevard” type of road is a smart decision.&nbsp; He says&nbsp; Central New York deserves better...</P> <P><EM>“We need to make sure that this decision is not made by bureaucrats in Albany or Washington, but by citizens right here in Central New York. Thu, 30 May 2013 22:03:40 +0000 Scott Willis & Christian Bersani 2849 at http://waer.org Congressmember Dan Maffei weighs in on I-81 debate