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The Inter-Mountain
Impact of 340 expansion in Jefferson County still unclearCHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Highways says construc
Impact of 340 expansion in Jefferson County still unclear
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 days ago
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Highways says construction on the expansion of U.S. 340 South in Jefferson County, in the works since 1999, may not begin for another three years. The DOH's 2013 U.S. 340 Improvement Study,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
In case you missed it - the week's top storiesWilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous announced a $5,000 reward for anyone w
In case you missed it - the week's top stories
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous announced a $5,000 reward for anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in the case of a 9-year-old girl shot early Monday in her home on Railroad Street. The child was... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Impact of 340 expansion in Jefferson County still unclearCHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Highways says construc
Impact of 340 expansion in Jefferson County still unclear
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Highways says construction on the expansion of U.S. 340 South in Jefferson County, in the works since 1999, may not begin for another three years. The DOH's 2013 U.S. 340 Improvement Study,... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Impact of 340 expansion in Jefferson County still unclearCHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Highways says construc
Impact of 340 expansion in Jefferson County still unclear
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Highways says construction on the expansion of U.S. 340 South in Jefferson County, in the works since 1999, may not begin for another three years. The DOH's 2013 U.S. 340 Improvement Study,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Road projects won't pollute Lehigh Valley airTruck traffic will double and Route 22 may well be flowing at six lanes wide in
Road projects won't pollute Lehigh Valley air
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Truck traffic will double and Route 22 may well be flowing at six lanes wide in the next 20 years, but that will not make it harder to breathe in the Lehigh Valley. That's the conclusion of a Lehigh Valley Planning Commission air quality report... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
In case you missed it - the week's top storiesWilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous announced a $5,000 reward for anyone w
In case you missed it - the week's top stories
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous announced a $5,000 reward for anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in the case of a 9-year-old girl shot early Monday in her home on Railroad Street. The child was... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City Council changes 2016 draft budgetFor the past month, members of the Jefferson City Council have discussed, debat
Jefferson City Council changes 2016 draft budget
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
For the past month, members of the Jefferson City Council have discussed, debated and changed the draft 2016 budget presented by Mayor Carrie Tergin at the end of July. Last week, the Budget Committee concluded its work, moving forward a balanced... Read more
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Times News
Has the time come for passenger rail service?Congested highways, parking problems, air pollution, road rage, traffic fatalit
Has the time come for passenger rail service?
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
Congested highways, parking problems, air pollution, road rage, traffic fatalities — Has the time come for bringing back passenger rail service to our region? Just to our south, the mayors in Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton think it is and they are... Read more
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Boston Herald
Transit expert: $3B for MBTA extension ‘way out of scale’A top civil engineer and transportation planner yesterday called the new $3 bil
Transit expert: $3B for MBTA extension ‘way out of scale’
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
A top civil engineer and transportation planner yesterday called the new $3 billion price tag for the state’s suddenly beleaguered Green Line extension “shocking.” “This seems to be outrageously expensive on the face of it,” said George Haikalis,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Transit expert: $3B for T extension ‘way out of scale’A top civil engineer and transportation planner yesterday called the new $3 bil
Transit expert: $3B for T extension ‘way out of scale’
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
A top civil engineer and transportation planner yesterday called the new $3 billion price tag for the state’s suddenly beleaguered Green Line extension “shocking.” “This seems to be outrageously expensive on the face of it,” said George Haikalis,... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Larimer joins U.S. 34 commissionFORT COLLINS — Larimer County has officially joined Loveland and others along t
Larimer joins U.S. 34 commission
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
FORT COLLINS — Larimer County has officially joined Loveland and others along the U.S. 34 corridor to look at congestion and transportation needs. The county commissioners voted Tuesday to join the coalition, which is forming to study the U.S. 34... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Road planner urges dropping Hampstead bypass nameThat was one of the questions proposed by Al Freimark, who has been part of the
Road planner urges dropping Hampstead bypass name
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
That was one of the questions proposed by Al Freimark, who has been part of the Pender County representation on the Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization, in his presentation Monday evening of that group’s 2040 Cape Fear Metropolitan... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Lubbock Sen. Charles Perry appointed to Southwestern States Water CommissionProvided by Office of Gov. Greg Abbott AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appoi
Lubbock Sen. Charles Perry appointed to Southwestern States Water Commission
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 11 days ago
Provided by Office of Gov. Greg Abbott AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Senator Charles Perry and State Representative Lyle Larson to the Southwestern States Water Commission for terms set to expire on February 1, 2019 and February 1,... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Impact of 340 expansion still in questionThe DOH's 2013 U.S. 340 Improvement Study, from south of the Virginia line to t
Impact of 340 expansion still in question
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 12 days ago
The DOH's 2013 U.S. 340 Improvement Study, from south of the Virginia line to the Charles Town Bypass, describes the preferred new route as an approximately 4.8-mile stretch of road. It follows the existing section of U.S. 340 until it crosses... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Northwest Arkansas cities look to Regional Planning to pay for projectsPRINGDALE -- Northwest Arkansas cities submitted projects Thursday they hope wi
Northwest Arkansas cities look to Regional Planning to pay for projects
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
PRINGDALE -- Northwest Arkansas cities submitted projects Thursday they hope will be paid for with federal money administered by the Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission. The Northwest Arkansas metro area became eligible July 18, 2012,... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Honk if you hate Route 30 truck traffic! (YDR opinion)Here's a bumper sticker many York County motorists might respond to: "Honk if
Honk if you hate Route 30 truck traffic! (YDR opinion)
The Evening Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Here's a bumper sticker many York County motorists might respond to: "Honk if you hate the truck traffic on Route 30!" Of course, Yorkers aren't NEW Yorkers. They're a generally patient and reserved lot, so they might not actually hit the horn. But... Read more
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York Daily Record
Honk if you hate Route 30 truck traffic!Here's a bumper sticker many York County motorists might respond to: "Honk if
Honk if you hate Route 30 truck traffic!
York Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
Here's a bumper sticker many York County motorists might respond to: "Honk if you hate the truck traffic on Route 30!" Of course, Yorkers aren't NEW Yorkers. They're a generally patient and reserved lot, so they might not actually hit the horn. But... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
George Mastics seeks 6th term on Port of Palm Beach boardGeorge E. Mastics has announced he will seek re-election in 2016 to the Port of
George Mastics seeks 6th term on Port of Palm Beach board
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
George E. Mastics has announced he will seek re-election in 2016 to the Port of Palm Beach District Commission seat he has held since 1996. Mastics, of Palm Beach, is serving his fifth four-year term. The primary is set for Aug. 30 and the general... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Mayor taps task force for rail moveThis week, the council decided it is willing to pay $100,000 to study moving th
Mayor taps task force for rail move
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
This week, the council decided it is willing to pay $100,000 to study moving the rail line and adding trolley service to the existing line. Under a city proposal, Wilmington's Metropolitan Planning Organization and the N.C. Department of... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
LPA approves Mound House off-site parkingRezoning for an off-site parking lot for the cultural and environmental learnin
LPA approves Mound House off-site parking
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Rezoning for an off-site parking lot for the cultural and environmental learning center at the end of Connecticut Street has been approved at the Town of Fort Myers Beach committee level. Last week, the Local Planning Agency unanimously agreed on... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Council selects candidates for legal servicesCandidates for Fort Myers Beach Town Attorney will be vetted for legal services
Council selects candidates for legal services
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Candidates for Fort Myers Beach Town Attorney will be vetted for legal services next month. On Monday, Beach Council discussed and determined the selection of applicants to interview and set the tentative timeframe to meet each person individually... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Harrison Road set to widen in Gregg CountyWant to add your 2 cents? A well-traveled east-west corridor across southern G
Harrison Road set to widen in Gregg County
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Want to add your 2 cents? A well-traveled east-west corridor across southern Gregg County is scheduled to widen from two lanes to five in coming years, and the period for the public to weigh in is closing. A mix of 6,500 cars and commercial... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wilmington to spend $100K to study relocating rail line across Cape Fear RiverWilmington will spend $100,000 to study the possibility of relocating a rail li
Wilmington to spend $100K to study relocating rail line across Cape Fear River
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 16 days ago
Wilmington will spend $100,000 to study the possibility of relocating a rail line to the other side of the Cape Fear River. We first told you about the proposal earlier this month. Glenn Harbeck, the city’s director of planning, development and... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Details still be hashed out for South Dixie Highway revampBy the end of the month, West Palm Beach officials will likely have a better id
Details still be hashed out for South Dixie Highway revamp
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 16 days ago
By the end of the month, West Palm Beach officials will likely have a better idea of the future of South Dixie Highway. The grassroots effort to revamp the highway continued Tuesday night with a presentation by the planner to more than 75 business... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
City revamps process for federal fundingThere will be big changes at city hall as the City revamps its process to prepa
City revamps process for federal funding
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 18 days ago
There will be big changes at city hall as the City revamps its process to prepare transportation projects for federal funding. The move comes as the City Council, prompted by City Rep. Claudia Ordaz, discussed tens of millions of federal dollars it... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Students crowd WV campus towns each yearWhile the orderly grid plan for Huntington and the city’s flat topography have
Students crowd WV campus towns each year
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 20 days ago
While the orderly grid plan for Huntington and the city’s flat topography have made accommodating the traffic associated with Marshall University relatively painless, Morgantown’s hilly topography, geographic limitations and a student population that... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Terrebonne taps consultant to oversee Bourg road wideningMeyer Engineers Ltd. was appointed by the council at Monday's committee meeting
Terrebonne taps consultant to oversee Bourg road widening
The Daily Comet / Posted 20 days ago
Meyer Engineers Ltd. was appointed by the council at Monday's committee meetings to provide construction, engineering and inspection services for the project that was first approved by the state Transportation Department and Development in 2010 and... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Terrebonne taps consultant to oversee Bourg road wideningMeyer Engineers Ltd. was appointed by the council at Monday's committee meeting
Terrebonne taps consultant to oversee Bourg road widening
The Houma Courier / Posted 21 days ago
Meyer Engineers Ltd. was appointed by the council at Monday's committee meetings to provide construction, engineering and inspection services for the project that was first approved by the state Transportation Department and Development in 2010 and... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Terrebonne taps consultant to oversee Bourg road wideningMeyer Engineers, Ltd. was appointed by the council at Monday's committee meetin
Terrebonne taps consultant to oversee Bourg road widening
The Daily Comet / Posted 21 days ago
Meyer Engineers, Ltd. was appointed by the council at Monday's committee meetings to provide construction, engineering, and inspection services for the project that was first approved by the state Transportation Department in 2010 and thought to... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Wilmington council to consider chipping in for $300,000 rail move studyWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington City Council next week will consider spendin
Wilmington council to consider chipping in for $300,000 rail move study
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 21 days ago
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington City Council next week will consider spending money to look into possibly moving a rail line out of the city. Earlier this month council talked about the idea during an agenda briefing. City staff believes moving... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City council continues budget discussionsThe Jefferson City Council is continuing its work on the 2016 draft budget with
Jefferson City council continues budget discussions
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
The Jefferson City Council is continuing its work on the 2016 draft budget with the next step to discuss any proposed changes to the mayor’s draft. At the Budget Committee meeting Thursday, council members finished going through overviews of each... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Traffic alert app in the works for El PasoThe Metropolitan Planning Organization is set to begin a study on how to better
Traffic alert app in the works for El Paso
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 23 days ago
The Metropolitan Planning Organization is set to begin a study on how to better inform El Paso drivers about traffic, congestion and accidents around town. On Tuesday, city council approved the project which is only in the beginning stages. Michael... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Austin noted as top grower regionAmong the central Arkansas cities, the title “fastest-growing” has passed to Au
Austin noted as top grower region
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Among the central Arkansas cities, the title “fastest-growing” has passed to Austin, according to information from Metrotrends, a demographic review published by Metroplan. Metroplan is an association of local governments cooperating in issues... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Officials Looking at Ramp Meters for Des MoinesDES MOINES, Iowa — The on and off ramps for Interstate 235 carry an average of
Officials Looking at Ramp Meters for Des Moines
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 25 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa — The on and off ramps for Interstate 235 carry an average of 1,700 more vehicles each day than they did 12 years ago. As a result, the Iowa Department of Transportation is looking the idea of installing ramp meters east of... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Extended Suncoast Parkway trail could get more scenic viewThe planned Suncoast Parkway trail could be shifted from the west side of the r
Extended Suncoast Parkway trail could get more scenic view
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 26 days ago
The planned Suncoast Parkway trail could be shifted from the west side of the road to the east once construction begins on the highway's northern extension, the Citrus County Chronicle has reported. The idea came about during a meeting last week of... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Joint traffic management meeting trims list of optionsThe joint meeting between the Sanibel City Council and Planning Commission prod
Joint traffic management meeting trims list of options
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 28 days ago
The joint meeting between the Sanibel City Council and Planning Commission produced seven focal avenues to be researched to try and alleviate the traffic problems which inflicts the island for about 12-15 weeks out of the year. Between the time of... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas Board of Professional Surveying - AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott appointed William “Davey” Edwards of Alvord James “Jim” Cheatham of Aledo and Andrew Paxton of Lubbock to the Texas Board of Professional Sur...AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott appointed William “Davey” Edwards of Alvord, Jame
Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas Board of Professional Surveying - AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott appointed William “Davey” Edwards of Alvord James “Jim” Cheatham of Aledo and Andrew Paxton of Lubbock to the Texas Board of Professional Sur...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott appointed William “Davey” Edwards of Alvord, James “Jim” Cheatham of Aledo and Andrew Paxton of Lubbock, to the Texas Board of Professional Surveying for terms set to expire on January 31, 2021. William “Davey” Edwards... Read more
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The News & Observer
Raleigh approves money for sidewalks along Capital Boulevard | News & Observer August 5, 2015 Improvements needed between Spring Forest
Raleigh approves money for sidewalks along Capital Boulevard
The News & Observer / Posted 30 days ago
| News & Observer August 5, 2015 Improvements needed between Spring Forest and Old Wake Forest roads Raleigh will add... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Why Is The City Diverting Federal Transportation Funds From Real Need?The city of Chattanooga and CBL, owner of Hamilton Place Mall, would have the m
Why Is The City Diverting Federal Transportation Funds From Real Need?
The Chattanoogan / Posted 1 months ago
The city of Chattanooga and CBL, owner of Hamilton Place Mall, would have the mass of taxpayers believe that improving mall access from the interstate is not impacting us financially. Namely, CBL has committed to fund the city’s match of $8 million,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Transportation panel seeks expansion for US 74"That's the route that makes the most sense for moving cargo and people," said
Transportation panel seeks expansion for US 74
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 1 months ago
"That's the route that makes the most sense for moving cargo and people," said Frank Williams, a Brunswick County commissioner who is also the planning group's chairman. Improving U.S. 74 has been mentioned for years, in plans touted by former... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Mayor’s proposal features some significant funding changesLast week, Mayor Carrie Tergin unveiled her draft 2016 fiscal year budget, whic
Mayor’s proposal features some significant funding changes
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Last week, Mayor Carrie Tergin unveiled her draft 2016 fiscal year budget, which is now in the hands of the Jefferson City Council. The council is continuing to meet twice a week to discuss the proposed budget and make any changes before giving it... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Cycling plans take shapeCORPUS CHRISTI - When Michael Brodeur moved to Corpus Christi, he took up bike-
Cycling plans take shape
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 1 months ago
CORPUS CHRISTI - When Michael Brodeur moved to Corpus Christi, he took up bike-riding for the first time in at least a decade. It was a financial decision for Brodeur, a resident doctor at Christus Spohn, to ride to work and forego a second car. The... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Senator Bennet, CDOT, North I-25 Coalition seek long-term fix for transportation fundingLOVELAND, Colo. - Calling I-25 the economic lifeblood of Colorado, members of t
Senator Bennet, CDOT, North I-25 Coalition seek long-term fix for transportation funding
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 1 months ago
LOVELAND, Colo. - Calling I-25 the economic lifeblood of Colorado, members of the North I-25 Coalition say it’s time Congress came up with a long term funding fix for transportation, so the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) can speed up... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Senators push for long-term highway funding solutionsLOVELAND -- Colorado U.S. senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner are calling
Senators push for long-term highway funding solutions
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
LOVELAND -- Colorado U.S. senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner are calling for the passage of a long-term highway trust fund bill to address what local officials call an overdue expansion of the north Interstate 25 corridor. Congress passed a... Read more
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hcam.tv
Amendments to Transportation Planning Documents Released for Public ReviewThe Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will release draft A
Amendments to Transportation Planning Documents Released for Public Review
hcam.tv / Posted 1 months ago
The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will release draft Amendment Five of the federal fiscal years (FFYs) 2015–18 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and draft Amendment One of the FFY 2015 Unified Planning Work Program... Read more
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Valley Central
Some cities leave expressway drivers in the darkAs the sunsets on the Rio Grande Valley’s most traveled interstate, drivers gro
Some cities leave expressway drivers in the dark
Valley Central / Posted 1 months ago
As the sunsets on the Rio Grande Valley’s most traveled interstate, drivers grow concerned for their safety. “It’s kind of dangerous at night. There are no lights,” said Lupe Vegas, a Valley resident. When traveling from Brownsville to McAllen,... Read more

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