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Amtrak Has Been Failing Spectacularly in Operating CT Trains: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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I’m usually a huge Amtrak fan. But not today. Sure, I love to zip along to Boston at 145 mph on Acela, enjoy a land cruise through the western scenery on “The Southwest Chief” or even poke along for 27 hours from Chicago to New York on “The Cardinal.” If you’re a rail fan, what choice do you have but to take Amtrak? (more…) Continue Reading →

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In Connecticut: Lower Rail Subsidy, Higher Fares Than Elsewhere

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How much should it cost to ride mass transit? Are our fares too high? Would lower fares increase ridership? If so, why not make the trains free? (more…) Continue Reading →

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Public Invited to Comment on Regional, 25-Year Transportation Plan on Wednesday at Darien Library

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The Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG) is seeking public input for the region’s Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) update. Residents are encouraged to attend a “community listening session” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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For Transportation Issues, How CT’s Candidates for Governor Stack up: Cameron on Transportation

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Have you been following the race for governor? I have, and I’m deeply disappointed. Almost none of them is talking about transportation. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Arrive in the Canadian Maritimes in a High-Speed Ferry from Maine: Cameron on Transportation

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There is perhaps no more beautiful part of the East Coast than the Canadian Maritimes: the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. (more…) Continue Reading →

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