Jim Cameron

JIM CAMERON has lived in Darien for over 25 years. He serves on the Darien RTM and is Program Director of Darien TV79. He served 19 years on the CT Metro-North Rail Commuter Council, four as its Chairman. In 2014 he founded a new advocacy group, The Commuter Action Group which speaks on behalf of Metro-North riders. His newspaper column "Talking Transportation" runs in 25+ weekly newspapers as well as The Greenwich Free Press. Archives can be found at http://talkingtransportation.blogspot.com/

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TALKING TRANSPORTATION: Solution to highway noise is not to create a walled canyon paid for by others

By Jim Cameron

Building and maintaining our highways is expensive. But here’s a quiz question: on interstates 95 and 84, what costs a half-million dollars a mile to construct? The answer: sound barriers. Why are we spending that kind of money to surround our interstate highways simply to protect the peace and quiet of their immediate neighbors? Living that close to a highway built in the 1950s comes with the twin costs of increased noise and air pollution along with the benefits of proximity to the highways. Continue Reading →

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