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Hartford Courant
Wolcottopportunity May 10 to speak out on the quality of bus, train and dial-a-ride se
Wolcott
Hartford Courant / Posted 6 hours ago
opportunity May 10 to speak out on the quality of bus, train and dial-a-ride service in the region. The Connecticut Public Transportation Commission opens its spring calendar of public hearings with a session at city hall at 7 p.m.... Gaining... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Bridge corridor: $40M suite of programs to provide short-term traffic reliefhoping a $40 million suite of programs, approved Wednesday, can offer commuters
Bay Bridge corridor: $40M suite of programs to provide short-term traffic relief
The Mercury News / Posted 9 hours ago
hoping a $40 million suite of programs, approved Wednesday, can offer commuters some short-term relief. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's plan focuses on solutions that can begin serving commuters within the next several years --... Read more
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The Mercury News
Work begins to solve Bay Area's greatest transportation challengehoping a $40 million suite of programs, approved Wednesday, can offer commuters
Work begins to solve Bay Area's greatest transportation challenge
The Mercury News / Posted 11 hours ago
hoping a $40 million suite of programs, approved Wednesday, can offer commuters some short-term relief. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's plan focuses on solutions that can begin serving commuters within the next several years and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Republican lawmaker, Walker at odds over road funding$1.3 billion, but the Legislature scaled that back to $850 million. They reject
Republican lawmaker, Walker at odds over road funding
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 hours ago
$1.3 billion, but the Legislature scaled that back to $850 million. They rejected recommendations from a bipartisan transportation commission in 2013 that called for increasing the gas tax by 5 cents per gallon, raising other transportation... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Province receives earful from Northern bus ridersto several frustrated bus riders. About 15 people, including the public and re
Province receives earful from Northern bus riders
The Sudbury Star / Posted 21 hours ago
to several frustrated bus riders. About 15 people, including the public and representatives from the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission, Hammond Transportation and North Bay Airport Service, attended a public consultation Tuesday at... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
California lawmakers hope new license plate law will help fight crimean early advocate for temporary plates who shared his concerns and frustrations
California lawmakers hope new license plate law will help fight crime
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
an early advocate for temporary plates who shared his concerns and frustrations in 2013 with KTVU and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission staff, was pleased to hear about the bill becoming law. Walnut Creek police Lt. Tom Cashion says... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
TxDOT-certified appraiser shortage hampering Hillcrest relocationsContributed Rendering The Texas Transportation Commission in Austin on Thursday
TxDOT-certified appraiser shortage hampering Hillcrest relocations
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted yesterday
Contributed Rendering The Texas Transportation Commission in Austin on Thursday unanimously approved naming a team led by Flatiron Constructors Inc. and Dragados USA Inc. the winning bidders for designing and erecting a new Harbor Bridge that... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Riverside County Transportation Commission's, (CA) Obligations at 'AA'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following obligations
Fitch Affirms Riverside County Transportation Commission's, (CA) Obligations at 'AA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following obligations of the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) at 'AA': -- $462.2 million sales tax revenue bonds (limited tax bonds) 2013 series A; -- $37.6 million sales... Read more
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The Alpena News
MDOT seeks comments on road projects planbenefits. According to officials, the plan will remain a draft program until i
MDOT seeks comments on road projects plan
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
benefits. According to officials, the plan will remain a draft program until it receives final approval by the State Transportation Commission on Sept. 22. Comments are being accepted by the public until Aug. 26, Cranson said. There are few... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Bay Area lawmaker helps pass new statewide license plate lawno license plates or Fastrak units, so there was no way to make the drivers pay
Bay Area lawmaker helps pass new statewide license plate law
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 2 days ago
no license plates or Fastrak units, so there was no way to make the drivers pay. Using data obtained from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the reports showed that uncollected tolls were resulting in more than ten million dollars in lost... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Federal and Private Sector Actions to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption in the United StatesEastern Washington service territory, as part of a two-year pilot program recen
FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Federal and Private Sector Actions to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption in the United States
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 2 days ago
Eastern Washington service territory, as part of a two-year pilot program recently approved by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. Provided full participation levels, Avista expects to install a total of 272 EVSE connection ports... Read more
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The Mercury News
City extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebookis a step in the right direction," said Facebook public policy manager Juan Sal
City extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebook
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
is a step in the right direction," said Facebook public policy manager Juan Salazar. Adina Levin, who serves on the city Transportation Commission but spoke as a resident, urged the city to add a clause in the agreement allowing terms with the... Read more
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Kirksville Daily Express
MoDOT director: Transportation funding issues must be addressed for Missouri to move forwardorganized Tuesday by the city. McKenna was joined by John Briscoe, a newly appo
MoDOT director: Transportation funding issues must be addressed for Missouri to move forward
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
organized Tuesday by the city. McKenna was joined by John Briscoe, a newly appointed member of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, as the guests of honor who met with local government, education and business leaders at Truman... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Longtime Moorpark councilmember to step down after termand privilege for the past 16 years to represent the citizens of Moorpark." He
Longtime Moorpark councilmember to step down after term
Ventura County Star / Posted 5 days ago
and privilege for the past 16 years to represent the citizens of Moorpark." He also serves as chairman of the county's transportation commission and for the past 11 years on the Southern California Association of Governments. Last month,... Read more
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The Mercury News
I got a FasTrak Flex; can I throw away my old one?Go to www.bayareafastrak.org/en/guide/doINeedFlex.shtml for more information.
I got a FasTrak Flex; can I throw away my old one?
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
Go to www.bayareafastrak.org/en/guide/doINeedFlex.shtml for more information. FasTrak Flex transponder. (Metropolitan Transportation Commission) Q I drive from South San Jose to Oracle Arena every day for my commute. Some time ago, Interstate... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
No troubles in Wednesday night road repairof issues surrounding the plans to remove the old paint — and that time hasn't
No troubles in Wednesday night road repair
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
of issues surrounding the plans to remove the old paint — and that time hasn't been made up. Missouri's Highways and Transportation Commission awarded a $7 million contract to Saffo Contractors, of Wilmington, North Carolina — $1.4 million... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
90-old Veteran injured in Medicaid funded wheelchair van ridetheir company and the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Schaer says she al
90-old Veteran injured in Medicaid funded wheelchair van ride
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
their company and the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Schaer says she also contacted the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission, ACHA her father’s Medicaid plan provider. “Medicaid pays a lot for these transports, so somebody... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Facebook Not Being A Good Neighbor in Menlo Park, ACLU and Public Advocates Claimwait to see if their pleas will be answered, both Public Advocates and the ACLU
Facebook Not Being A Good Neighbor in Menlo Park, ACLU and Public Advocates Claim
NBC Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
wait to see if their pleas will be answered, both Public Advocates and the ACLU launched a petition asking the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to “end the mass displacement” in the Bay Area by using its leverage to attach strong... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Menlo Park extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebookis a step in the right direction," said Facebook public policy manager Juan Sal
Menlo Park extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebook
Silicon Valley / Posted 6 days ago
is a step in the right direction," said Facebook public policy manager Juan Salazar. Adina Levin, who serves on the city Transportation Commission but spoke as a resident, urged the city to add a clause in the agreement allowing terms with the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Menlo Park extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebookis a step in the right direction," said Facebook public policy manager Juan Sal
Menlo Park extracts $10.7 million in benefits from Facebook
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
is a step in the right direction," said Facebook public policy manager Juan Salazar. Adina Levin, who serves on the city Transportation Commission but spoke as a resident, urged the city to add a clause in the agreement allowing terms with the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Rural Landowners May Sue TxDOT Over Toll Road Plan - Rural Landowners May Sue TxDOT Over Toll Road Plan by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune July 21 2016 When Bill Voss finally found the perfect property two years ago to build his in-law's retire...County haven't been shy about their displeasure with the project, drafting lett
Rural Landowners May Sue TxDOT Over Toll Road Plan - Rural Landowners May Sue TxDOT Over Toll Road Plan by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune July 21 2016 When Bill Voss finally found the perfect property two years ago to build his in-law's retire...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
County haven't been shy about their displeasure with the project, drafting letters to state lawmakers and members of the Transportation Commission. In June, more than 100 landowners attended a public meeting about the project. Most were opposed... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Food trucks trying to revitalize Greenwood explosion sitesince the Greenwood natural gas explosion in Seattle. About ten businesses cla
Food trucks trying to revitalize Greenwood explosion site
KING5 Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
since the Greenwood natural gas explosion in Seattle. About ten businesses claim to be waiting for the Utilities and Transportation Commission to submit their final report, according to the Phinney Neighborhood Association. The association... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Menlo Park City Council approves development agreement for Facebook expansion projectchange agent," she said. Others expressed some reservations about the agreemen
Menlo Park City Council approves development agreement for Facebook expansion project
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
change agent," she said. Others expressed some reservations about the agreement. Adina Levin, a member of the city's Transportation Commission, said she wanted to see clearer language to cement a public-private partnership for future... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority expanding partnership with Ubernot something he worries about, since Lyft will pay the fine, but admits it wou
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority expanding partnership with Uber
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 7 days ago
not something he worries about, since Lyft will pay the fine, but admits it would be nice if Hillsborough County's Public Transportation Commission would finally come to an agreement so the ticketing stops. "I've got a baby on the way and I'm... Read more
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The Mercury News
Changes to 511.org rile some driversall "MY 511" features (MY511.org, MY 511 phone, MY 511 text and email alerts) e
Changes to 511.org rile some drivers
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
all "MY 511" features (MY511.org, MY 511 phone, MY 511 text and email alerts) ended. But officials with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission insist that there will be minimal impact on users. All of the most heavily used features of the app... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Federal board declines to oversee Houston-Dallas bullet train projectdevelopment activities.” The company Monday announced three new additions to i
Federal board declines to oversee Houston-Dallas bullet train project
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
development activities.” The company Monday announced three new additions to its Houston office, including former Texas Transportation Commission member Jeff Moseley, who recently left the state board that oversees the Texas Department of... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Former TxDOT Commissioner Joins Firm Developing Bullet Train - Former TxDOT Commissioner Joins Firm Developing Bullet Train by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune July 18 2016 Just over two weeks after announcing his resignation from the state's Tr...Just over two weeks after announcing his resignation from the state's Transport
Former TxDOT Commissioner Joins Firm Developing Bullet Train - Former TxDOT Commissioner Joins Firm Developing Bullet Train by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune July 18 2016 Just over two weeks after announcing his resignation from the state's Tr...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
Just over two weeks after announcing his resignation from the state's Transportation Commission, Jeff Moseley has joined the leadership of a private company developing a high-speed rail project connecting Dallas and Houston. "I couldn't be more... Read more
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Ventura County Star
East Ventura group meets to discuss neighborhood issues and regional taxknow what's going on crime-wise in the neighborhood and how to stay safe. Darr
East Ventura group meets to discuss neighborhood issues and regional tax
Ventura County Star / Posted 9 days ago
know what's going on crime-wise in the neighborhood and how to stay safe. Darren Kettle, executive director of the Ventura Transportation Commission, plans to discuss a half-cent sales tax increase the organization's board approved earlier this... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Lawmaker: Legislature Should Invest in Maritime Ports - Texas Lawmaker: Legislature Should Invest in Maritime Ports by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune July 18 2016 The state Legislature should increase its focus on maritime ports and dedi...appropriations subcommittee by the Texas Department of Transportation. But in
Texas Lawmaker: Legislature Should Invest in Maritime Ports - Texas Lawmaker: Legislature Should Invest in Maritime Ports by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune July 18 2016 The state Legislature should increase its focus on maritime ports and dedi...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
appropriations subcommittee by the Texas Department of Transportation. But in 2015, the Legislature authorized the Texas Transportation Commission to issue $20 million from its mobility fund for improvements at nine maritime ports. Those... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Bids scheduled for Burr Ferry bridgeTexas State Rep. James White told a Jasper radio station this week that he is p
Bids scheduled for Burr Ferry bridge
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Texas State Rep. James White told a Jasper radio station this week that he is pressing for nine months timeline. The Texas Transportation Commission has approved two bridge projects for an emergency contracting process, which will allow TXDOT to... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Ex-Denton County judge earns VP job with Dallas-Houston high-speed train companyformer public officials to its team, the company announced this morning. Texas
Ex-Denton County judge earns VP job with Dallas-Houston high-speed train company
Dallas Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
former public officials to its team, the company announced this morning. Texas Central Partners has tapped former Texas Transportation Commission member Jeff Moseley as its state vice president. Moseley also served as Denton County judge, a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Coalition forms to combat city's development plansopen-minded." Mueller said the draft General Plan update has been reviewed by
Coalition forms to combat city's development plans
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
open-minded." Mueller said the draft General Plan update has been reviewed by a number of city commissions, including the Transportation Commission on Wednesday, and none have noted any CEQA issues. "The approval for the document is a long way... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Federal lawsuit says Las Vegas bus stops too close to busy roadsdriver later pleaded guilty to drunken driving in the crash that injured Obench
Federal lawsuit says Las Vegas bus stops too close to busy roads
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 11 days ago
driver later pleaded guilty to drunken driving in the crash that injured Obenchain in February 2012. The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada acknowledges that many bus stop benches and shelters are close to the road. A... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Guest Opinion: A neighborhood perspective of Maybell Avenue developmentJean McCown in the lobby of the Weekly (Jean was a former colleague of mine for
Guest Opinion: A neighborhood perspective of Maybell Avenue development
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
Jean McCown in the lobby of the Weekly (Jean was a former colleague of mine for four years on the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission) and told her that if representatives of the PAHC wanted to meet and discuss the situation, we... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Bustang bolts from the gate,
 raises GJ hopeon the agency’s radar. There’s just no timetable for it occurring, and any expa
Bustang bolts from the gate,
 raises GJ hope
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
on the agency’s radar. There’s just no timetable for it occurring, and any expansion would require approval from the state Transportation Commission, whether additional funding is required or not. “But extending it from Glenwood to Grand Junction... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Lydia Kou announces bid for City CouncilMaybell site: a 16-home development proposed by Golden Gate Homes. During a May
Lydia Kou announces bid for City Council
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
Maybell site: a 16-home development proposed by Golden Gate Homes. During a May public hearing in front of the Planning and Transportation Commission, she lauded the developer for "working diligently and transparently with the community" on... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Southern California was shut out of freight, road grants and local members of Congress are furiousto the states. She’s supporting Assembly Bill 2170 by Assemblyman Jim Frazier,
Southern California was shut out of freight, road grants and local members of Congress are furious
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 12 days ago
to the states. She’s supporting Assembly Bill 2170 by Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, that calls for the California Transportation Commission to receive and distribute the revenue. Each transit agency would then submit project requests. She... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Southern California was shut out of freight, road grants and local members of Congress are furiousto the states. She’s supporting Assembly Bill 2170 by Assemblyman Jim Frazier,
Southern California was shut out of freight, road grants and local members of Congress are furious
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
to the states. She’s supporting Assembly Bill 2170 by Assemblyman Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, that calls for the California Transportation Commission to receive and distribute the revenue. Each transit agency would then submit project requests. She... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 16how many lives will be saved with the barrier? Or will people bound to kill the
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 16
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 12 days ago
how many lives will be saved with the barrier? Or will people bound to kill themselves find other means? The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Caltrans will be kicking in some money on this “bridge to nowhere.” Perhaps our money could be... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston City Council mulls bid for DPS vehiclescity. Following the seconding reading, Bill 6028, authorization to execute rig
Sikeston City Council mulls bid for DPS vehicles
Standard Democrat / Posted 12 days ago
city. Following the seconding reading, Bill 6028, authorization to execute right-of-way signage agreement with Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, was approved. For this story and more, see the Friday edition of the Standard Demo... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Golden Gate Bridge suicide net still planned despite high bidswould award the contract and start searching for more funding. Current funding
Golden Gate Bridge suicide net still planned despite high bids
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
would award the contract and start searching for more funding. Current funding includes $27 million from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, $22 million from Caltrans, $20 million from the bridge district, and $7 million from state Mental... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Golden Gate Bridge plans to add suicide nets despite high bidswould award the contract and start searching for more funding. Current funding
Golden Gate Bridge plans to add suicide nets despite high bids
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
would award the contract and start searching for more funding. Current funding includes $27 million from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, $22 million from Caltrans, $20 million from the bridge district, and $7 million from state Mental... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Grand jury’s advice on Drake Boulevard is helpfulgrand jury points out that metering lights and school buses could help ease tra
Grand jury’s advice on Drake Boulevard is helpful
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 13 days ago
grand jury points out that metering lights and school buses could help ease traffic jams, but TAM, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Caltrans spend millions on bike improvements that have not proven, despite their cost, to... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Canyonlands Field receives CIB funding for airport terminal expansion - Canyonlands Field Airport will move forward on a terminal expansion project with financial assistance from the Utah Permanent Community Impact Board (CIB). The CIB approved a ...and for what the needs may be for when our larger planes come in,” Hill said.
Canyonlands Field receives CIB funding for airport terminal expansion - Canyonlands Field Airport will move forward on a terminal expansion project with financial assistance from the Utah Permanent Community Impact Board (CIB). The CIB approved a ...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 13 days ago
and for what the needs may be for when our larger planes come in,” Hill said. Naghi Zeenati, who represents the State Transportation Commission at the CIB, agreed with Hill’s assessment, noting that the St. George area faced similar issues... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
With redevelopment looming, businesses prepare to leave Palo Altothe board recommends approval and the city's planning director OKs the project,
With redevelopment looming, businesses prepare to leave Palo Alto
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
the board recommends approval and the city's planning director OKs the project, Sand Hill will be able to obtain building permits without any additional reviews by the council or the Planning and Transportation Commission, barri... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Have no fear for road dietscity any money and allow for some valuable paving work to get done. The city is
Have no fear for road diets
Petluma360.com / Posted 13 days ago
city any money and allow for some valuable paving work to get done. The city is able to access grants from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for repaving the horribly potholed streets. It is the MTC, which says the procedure is in line with... Read more
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The Columbian
Avista to install electric vehicle chargers in homeswould forgo charging during peak electrical times, said Mary Tyrie, an Avista s
Avista to install electric vehicle chargers in homes
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
would forgo charging during peak electrical times, said Mary Tyrie, an Avista spokeswoman. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission earlier this year approved Avista’s plan to spend $3 million on the charging station program. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
Coalition forms to combat city's development plansopen-minded." Mueller said the draft General Plan update has been reviewed by
Coalition forms to combat city's development plans
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
open-minded." Mueller said the draft General Plan update has been reviewed by a number of city commissions, including the Transportation Commission on Wednesday, and none have noted any CEQA issues. "The approval for the document is a long way... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson City street work set to beginNevada Construction is also soon starting work on a 500-foot stretch of Airport
Carson City street work set to begin
Nevada Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
Nevada Construction is also soon starting work on a 500-foot stretch of Airport Road south of U.S. 50. The Regional Transportation Commission on Wednesday awarded the company a contract not to exceed $226,520 to repave the road using a... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Caltrans ready to phase in operation of new technology along Hwy 80operating by Labor Day. "All this is to get traffic moving much more quickly,"
Caltrans ready to phase in operation of new technology along Hwy 80
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 14 days ago
operating by Labor Day. "All this is to get traffic moving much more quickly," Executive Director of the Alameda County Transportation Commission Art Dao said. The project has been a collaboration between Caltrans, Dao's agency and the Contra... Read more
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