Cameron on Transportation 2017

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Public Private Parnerships: Care Needed, or the Public Gets Snookered: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Overshadowed by the James Comey commotion, President Donald Trump has finally released his plans for a trillion-dollar infrastructure initiative. And it’s as disappointing as it is confusing. (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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ConnDOT Commissioner on Changes to CT Rails: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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Jim Redeker has the best job in transportation. And the toughest. As commissioner of the state Department of Transportation for the past six years, he has guided the agency through hundreds of millions of dollars in spending while managing three competing taskmasters: his boss, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy; the budget-controlling Legislature; and commuters who depend on his product. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How to Complain Effectively About Train Commuting: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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You may start your day with a cup of coffee and a hearty breakfast. I start mine by reading complaints about Metro-North: emails, tweets and social media posts by fellow commuters who don’t know where to turn for help. (more…) Continue Reading →

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