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CT’s Problem with Turning Commuter Drivers into Train Riders Is Lack of Station Parking: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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If we want to get cars off the highways, we need to turn drivers into rail commuters. But even the most motivated would-be rail rider faces an immediate problem: the lack of train station parking. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How a 10% ConnDOT Cut Would Affect Connecticut: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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As the Legislature reconvened on Jan. 4 in Hartford, all were buzzing about filling the predicted $41 million deficit in the state’s budget. While the governor is again pledging no tax increases (we’ve heard that before!), the alternatives are looking pretty ugly. (more…) Continue Reading →

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I-95 Lane Closures Tuesday in Darien, Stamford and Wednesday to Thursday in Norwalk

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These lanes on Interstate 95 in Darien, Stamford and Norwalk will be closed at some points from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, and in Norwalk on Wednesday, the Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced: (more…) Continue Reading →

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More M8 Train Cars on the Horizon, But It’ll Take a While — Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Riders on Metro-North just got an early holiday gift from the railroad and the state Department of Transportation — a bright, shiny new train set. It’s not a toy, but real! We’ve been promised 94 more M8 rail cars! And just in time (though they won’t start arriving until 2019). (more…) Continue Reading →

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