Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Transportation

Student Transportation

Talking Transportation By Jim CameronPresidentCAMERON COMMUNICATIONS INC Author: "Off The Record: Confessions of a Media Consultant" In our small town we call it “The SUV Parade”, the weekday ritual-like procession homing in on...

Highway Signs

Talking Transportation" By Jim CameronPresidentCAMERON COMMUNICATIONS INC Author: "Off The Record: Confessions of a Media Consultant" “Are we there yet Dad?” cried Junior from the back seat.  “Only...

Why We Love to Hate I-95

“Talking Transportation” By Jim Cameron Cover Photo by Stamford Advocate Someone recently described me as “the Lewis Black of transportation”:  angry, cynical and sarcastic.   That’s high praise,...

Connecticut Department of Transportation WIFI Unfilled Promise

“Talking Transportation” By Jim Cameron Cover Photo by Connecticut Mirror Why is Metro-North the only major commuter railroad in the US that doesn’t offer its riders Wi-Fi?  ...

Transportation News Updates

Talking Transportation By Jim Cameron Even though it’s summer, there’s plenty of news to share on the transportation front: PASSENGER PLEDGE:    Following on last week’s column about...

Hartford Derails Commuters

“Talking Transportation” By Jim Cameron As predicted in this column, the legislature has approved Governor Lamont’s new budget which will cause cuts in train service in...

The Commuter Revolt of 1955

Metro North History Lesson “Talking Transportation” By Jim Cameron Photo From the Marc Frattasio Collection Gather ‘round and listen to how your grandfather helped lead a commuter revolt...

A Cruise Ship In The Sky

"Talking Transportation" By Jim Cameron Imagine a double-deck airplane with wings wider than a 747, sleeping berths, a sit-down restaurant and a separate movie theater, all...

Work Zone Safety

Talking Transportation By Jim Cameron Visit the headquarters of the Connecticut Department of Transportation in Newington and inside the front lobby you’ll see a strange memorial: ...

Getting to Long Island: So Close & Yet So Far

"Talking Transportation" By Jim Cameron Cover: Figure 1 300’ (Subchapter H) Passenger Vehicle Ferry Presently being built for March 2024 On a clear day you can see...

Zone Pricing for Gasoline

Talking Transportation By Jim Cameron Connecticut’s free bus fares are gone and lawmakers have allowed gas taxes to rise 20 cents a gallon as of April...