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Police Issue Traffic Advisory for Middle, High School Graduations, Thursday & Friday

Darien Police Transportation
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Expect crowds and crowded roads near Darien High School on Friday, June 16, and for Middlesex Middle School the day before because of 2017 school graduation ceremonies, and Darien police have issued special traffic regulations near those events. Both events take place at Darien High School, and the traffic regulations and rules are the same or nearly the same for each. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Six Simple Roadway Improvements Can Reduce Deaths, Serious Injuries, AAA Foundation Says

Car Crash Damage AAA Foundation 06-04-17
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Converting intersections to roundabouts, installing roadside barriers, and adding sidewalks to existing roadways are among the six cost-effective road improvements that can potentially save 64,000 lives and prevent more than 353,000 serious injuries over a 20-year period, a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety report says. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Avoid the Carnival of Errors When Replacing the Stamford Station Garage: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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The state Department of Transportation is back again with another proposal to demolish the old parking garage at Stamford’s train station and replace it with a new facility. After the embarrassment of the first transit-oriented development (TOD) effort, which languished for more than three years before being killed, let’s hope they learned their lessons. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Cramming Passengers on Planes Is Not Just Uncomfortable, It’s Also Unsafe: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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I hate to fly. It’s mostly an irrational fear of turbulence and crashing — little stuff like that. But in recent years, the whole experience of air travel has turned from uncomfortable to unbearable. (more…) Continue Reading →

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