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One of the Slipperiest Substances Known to Man or Computers on the Train Tracks: Cameron on Transportation

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What is more beautiful than fall in New England? The autumn leaves make even the most mundane daily commute seem idyllic — unless you’re taking the train. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Big Transportation Improvements? CT Needs To Play Budget Catchup First: Cameron on Transportation

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“Why don’t they build a monorail down the middle of I-95?”

So began the latest in a series of well-intentioned emails I regularly receive from readers, anxious to offer what seem like smart solutions to our transportation crisis in Connecticut. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New Canaan to Seek Funds for Sidewalk at Talmadge Hill RR Station

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Commuters who walk on the south side of Talmadge Hill Railroad Station should get a new, longer sidewalk, say New Canaan officials, who are applying for state funds to replace the current one. (more…) Continue Reading →

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To Vermont by Train: Slow, But Relaxing and Weatherproof: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Like many, I love Vermont. But I’m not crazy about getting there. It’s about 300 miles from my home to Burlington, Vt. By car, that’s at least five hours and about $50 in gas each way. Flying may seem quicker, but with the airport drive it’s not much better and about $160. Continue Reading →

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Long Haul Trucking’s Bedbuggers, Chowder, Suicide Jockeys, Robots and More: Cameron on Transportation

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Why do most motorists hate truck drivers? Is it because their big rigs are so intimidating? Or do we think they’re all red-neck cowboys, living the life on the range and we’re secretly jealous? (more…) Continue Reading →

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