Getting around Connecticut’s proposed I-684 panhandling panhandle would jam local roads

As soon as The Journal News/lohud columnist David McKay Wilson broke the news this week that Connecticut Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont wants to put tollbooths across the state — including slapping a 50-cent toll on his state’s minute stretch of I-684 — New Yorkers had two reactions. They were outraged. Then they began planning routes to skirt the four-bit toll. On Thursday, Senate Republicans in Connecticut released a transportation plan that would fund Lamont’s projects without relying on tolls or tax increases…