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“Off the Rails” – Train Talk!


Stratford Library “Sunday Afternoon Talks”

Jim Cameron Explains Transportation Post-Covid June 6th Zoom talk.

by Tom Holehan
Public Relations & Programming
Stratford Public Library

Long-time commuter advocate and newspaper commentator Jim Cameron offers a lively presentation and Q&A about Connecticut’s transportation crisis: – “Off the Rails: Connecticut’s Transportation Future Post-COVID” on Sunday, June 6 at 2 pm, on the Stratford Library’s Zoom platform. The talk, presented by Jim Cameron, is free and open to the public

A former NBC News anchor, Jim Cameron, a Connecticut resident for over 25 years, has served on the Metro-North Commuter Council and authors a weekly newspaper column, “Getting There” which runs in the Hearst daily and weekly newspapers including the Greenwich Times. An archive of 12 years of his commentaries can be found on his blog, “GettingThereCT” He is also author of his first book “Off the Record: Confessions of a Media Consultant”. He is a recipient of the George Foster Peabody Award

Cameron will address such topics as:
• Will riders ever return to commuter rail even after a vaccine?
• Who will pay to keep the trains running?
• Where will money be found for our highways?
• And how will new residential and workplace trends affect Connecticut’s economy?

Cameron explores the options in an engaging, thought-provoking workshop with plenty of time to hear your ideas and answer questions. Cameron has been called “the transportation guru” having spent over 25 years working and reporting on the issue.

The “Sunday Afternoon Talks” series, hosted by Charles Lautier of Stratford, is held from 2-3:30 pm. To register online and receive a Zoom invitation for the June 6th program visit: For further information call: 203.385.4162.


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