Connecticut Budget 2018

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

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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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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Restricting Trucks on I-95 or Raising Their Tolls Further Won’t Help Traffic: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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“Why don’t we just ban all trucks from our interstate highways in rush hour?”

A mayor of a small Fairfield County town recently asked me this question. He’s a smart guy who obviously had given a lot of thought to resolving our traffic woes and believed he had the answer to the transportation crisis. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Instead of Working on the Transportation Mess, CT Politicians Demagogue About It: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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I used to believe in Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy and politicians.  I actually thought the first two brought me gifts and the latter cared about me and my community.   Well, those days are gone. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Forestalling Tolls and Tax Increases Won’t Keep Bridges from Rotting: Cameron on Transportation

Jim Cameron Jim Cameron 8-2-16
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The recent debate over tolling our highways should remind us of just how divided the state has become. It’s not red vs. blue and not even just upstate vs. downstate. The real divide is between those who commute by car vs. Continue Reading →

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CT Transportation Commissioner Redeker: Rail and Road Debacle Coming Soon Unless Legislature Acts

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State Transportation Commissioner James Redeker recently announced in a letter and news release that proposed fare increases and service reductions would “undo decades of investment in our transportation infrastructure and initiate an economic death spiral for our economy.”

Here’s the news release, issued Tuesday, April 24, followed by the letter: (more…) Continue Reading →

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