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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 17$23 million of this total non-operating revenue, $22.9 million represents inter
Marin Independent Journal / Posted an hour ago
$23 million of this total non-operating revenue, $22.9 million represents intergovernmental (Measures A and B, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Golden Gate Transit District, etc.) and property taxes. Once again, like the Transportation... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
BART considers a later daily start during systemwide rebuildthe wheel and take to the highways, which are already getting increasingly more
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
the wheel and take to the highways, which are already getting increasingly more crowded at 4 a.m. Recent Metropolitan Transportation Commission reports showed that traffic on the Bay Bridge during that hour was up 36 percent over the past two... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Trump-led HUD is changing its tune about low-cost housingwho ideally should serve. She’s a fitting replacement for the late Diet Stroeh
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
who ideally should serve. She’s a fitting replacement for the late Diet Stroeh. Unlike the staff-driven Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the Bridge District is director-driven and enjoys a staff that understands the difference. If it... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Speed humps are among Peoria's tactics to calm trafficcosts between $10,000 and $12,000 to install, said Nick Stoffer, the city's tra
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
costs between $10,000 and $12,000 to install, said Nick Stoffer, the city's traffic design engineer, at last month's city Transportation Commission meeting where there was discussion about the formulation of a speed-hump policy. Nothing was... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Speed humps are among city tactics to calm trafficcosts between $10,000 and $12,000 to install, said Nick Stoffer, the city's tra
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
costs between $10,000 and $12,000 to install, said Nick Stoffer, the city's traffic design engineer, at last month's city Transportation Commission meeting where there was discussion about the formulation of a speed-hump policy. Nothing was... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Anyone need a Clipper card? BART has thousands after Warriors parade blundertransit smart cards. “The decision to sell the cards made sense,” said Randy R
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
transit smart cards. “The decision to sell the cards made sense,” said Randy Rentschler, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, which runs the Clipper program. “I was surprised that they sold so few.” BART paid Cubic $600,000... Read more
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Breitbart
Over 250 Oregon Residents Mark ‘X’ as Gender as State Becomes First to Allow Gender-Neutral Licenceswithout a specified gender designation. A total of 266 people applied for the
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
without a specified gender designation. A total of 266 people applied for the “X” marked licenses since the Oregon’s Transportation Commission approved the rule change July 3, the Daily Mail reported. Only a handful of those who applied for... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Study needed before changing carpool lanesThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission, in an unexpected response to compla
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission, in an unexpected response to complaints, is now talking about rolling back its original proposal, which was to extend the morning carpool-lane hours on southbound Highway 101 to 10 a.m. Now MTC is... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Vegas police to get access to surveillance cameras on busesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada says
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 4 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada says Las Vegas police will be able to stream live footage from inside city buses during emergency situations through surveillance cameras by the end of the year. The Las... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
News of the day from across the nation, Aug. 12used by more than 250 people since the change enacted on July 3. Eugene’s Regis
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
used by more than 250 people since the change enacted on July 3. Eugene’s Register-Guard reported Friday that the Oregon Transportation Commission approved the rule change. It simplifies the process for people who in the past have had to go... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Michigan Department of Transportation seeks public input on $11 billion transportation planvehicle and infrastructure technologies that may alter the transportation syste
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
vehicle and infrastructure technologies that may alter the transportation system as we have known it.� The Michigan State Transportation Commission is expected to approve the plan in September. State fuel and diesel tax increases as well as user... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
More than 250 Oregon residents mark 'X' gender on licenses250 people since the change enacted on July 3. The Register-Guard reported (ht
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
250 people since the change enacted on July 3. The Register-Guard reported (http://bit.ly/2vVI3LE) Friday that the Oregon Transportation Commission approved the rule change. It simplifies the process for people who in the past have had to go... Read more
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The Columbian
More than 250 Oregon residents mark ‘X’ gender on licensesbeen used by more than 250 people since the change enacted on July 3. The Regi
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
been used by more than 250 people since the change enacted on July 3. The Register-Guard reported Friday that the Oregon Transportation Commission approved the rule change. It simplifies the process for people who in the past have had to go... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Vegas police to get access to surveillance cameras on busesLAS VEGAS (AP) - The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada says
KTVN Reno / Posted 5 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada says Las Vegas police will be able to stream live footage from inside city buses during emergency situations through surveillance cameras by the end of the year. The Las... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
More than 250 Oregon residents mark 'X' gender on licenses250 people since the change enacted on July 3. The Register-Guard reported (ht
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 5 days ago
250 people since the change enacted on July 3. The Register-Guard reported (http://bit.ly/2vVI3LE ) Friday that the Oregon Transportation Commission approved the rule change. It simplifies the process for people who in the past have had to go... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Photos: Elvis Presley impersonators of all shapes, sizes, colors and speciesas Elvis Presley as he helps lead a group of bike riders wearing Elvis Presley
KGTV San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
as Elvis Presley as he helps lead a group of bike riders wearing Elvis Presley wigs and sunglasses during the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada's launch of RTC Bike Share outside the Downtown Grand on October 27, 2016 in Las... Read more
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BART
Teens take note: BART has new discount for your Clipper card starting Jan. 1Amaya added. Good job indeed. With ever increasing congestion and the expensiv
BART / Posted 7 days ago
Amaya added. Good job indeed. With ever increasing congestion and the expensive cost of owning and maintaining a car, who wouldn’t want to take BART? Jiahao Huang is BART's Metropolitan Transportation Commission-sponsored intern for summe... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Photos: Elvis Presley impersonators of all shapes, sizes, colors and speciesas Elvis Presley as he helps lead a group of bike riders wearing Elvis Presley
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
as Elvis Presley as he helps lead a group of bike riders wearing Elvis Presley wigs and sunglasses during the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada's launch of RTC Bike Share outside the Downtown Grand on October 27, 2016 in Las... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Photos: Elvis Presley impersonators of all shapes, sizes, colors and speciesas Elvis Presley as he helps lead a group of bike riders wearing Elvis Presley
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 7 days ago
as Elvis Presley as he helps lead a group of bike riders wearing Elvis Presley wigs and sunglasses during the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada's launch of RTC Bike Share outside the Downtown Grand on October 27, 2016 in Las... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Photos: Elvis Presley impersonators of all shapes, sizes, colors and speciesas Elvis Presley as he helps lead a group of bike riders wearing Elvis Presley
KIVI Boise / Posted 7 days ago
as Elvis Presley as he helps lead a group of bike riders wearing Elvis Presley wigs and sunglasses during the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada's launch of RTC Bike Share outside the Downtown Grand on October 27, 2016 in Las... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Elvis Presley impersonators of all shapes, sizes, colors and speciesas Elvis Presley as he helps lead a group of bike riders wearing Elvis Presley
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 7 days ago
as Elvis Presley as he helps lead a group of bike riders wearing Elvis Presley wigs and sunglasses during the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada's launch of RTC Bike Share outside the Downtown Grand on October 27, 2016 in Las... Read more
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KERA North Texas
How Angela Hunt Changed Dallas' Mind About Its Divisive Riverside Toll Roadas far. “We need to change our thinking, our mindset,” he said. Victor Vander
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
as far. “We need to change our thinking, our mindset,” he said. Victor Vandergriff, one of five members of the Texas Transportation Commission which oversees TxDOT, told council members that if they dropped plans for Trinity Parkway, the... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Road patrol, jail top prioritiesDon Reid dwreid@aol.com DReidTDR COLDWATER — After half a day of strategic pla
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
Don Reid dwreid@aol.com DReidTDR COLDWATER — After half a day of strategic planning, Branch County Commissioners set goals for the coming years, including dealing with the county jail and its problems; coming closer to full funding of its employee... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Greenway is a win-win for the communityThe Regional Transportation Commission has designated the old Southern Pacific
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The Regional Transportation Commission has designated the old Southern Pacific right-of-way for public use. Lets be sensible and make it useful to the public now. Studies have shown that rail service is too expensive and would not be used. Where... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
L.A. - the city of traffic jams - finds a way to get people out of their carsExpo Line during the initial planning where opponents often shouted down the ex
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Expo Line during the initial planning where opponents often shouted down the executive director of the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission as he spoke on its behalf. Only the need to find alternatives to the bumper-to-bumper commute on... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
With no chance of service, rusting rails are uselessof hauling freight by rail in Santa Cruz County. Therefore, the rusting rails a
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
of hauling freight by rail in Santa Cruz County. Therefore, the rusting rails and rotting ties are useless. The Regional Transportation Commission should be congratulated for saving the old Southern Pacific right-of-way for public use. That just... Read more
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KXXV Waco
TxDOT receives grant for rail bridge constructionon 72 miles of track on the state-owned South Orient Rail Line that runs from t
KXXV Waco / Posted 11 days ago
on 72 miles of track on the state-owned South Orient Rail Line that runs from the border to near Coleman, Texas. Texas Transportation Commission Chairman Tryon Lewis hailed the FASTLANE grant as a critical investment in the West Texas oil and... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Austin access big sticking pointand the land acquisition process would begin shortly thereafter. If the project
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
and the land acquisition process would begin shortly thereafter. If the project gets the green light from the California Transportation Commission, and all targets are met, construction for the first phase would begin in the fall of 2021 and take... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
End Of The Road Is Near For Long-Planned Dallas Trinity Parkwaywould have to expand I-35E near downtown by either widening it or elevating it.
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
would have to expand I-35E near downtown by either widening it or elevating it. Victor Vandergriff, a member of the Texas Transportation Commission said, “We’d really have to add a couple of lanes that we could manage the traffic flow better.” He... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
North TX Mayors Call for More Innovation in TransportationThat's what Tate, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Arlington Mayor Jeff William
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
That's what Tate, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams met with members of the Tarrant Regional Transportation Commission Wednesday to discuss. "We really have to think about the region as a system," Price said. "How do... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa expands free Downtowner electric shuttle servicewould need to get local companies to advertise on vehicles, something made poss
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
would need to get local companies to advertise on vehicles, something made possible now that the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission, which had rules blocking such branding, is being dissolved. "We think that there's demand enough... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bay Area bridges see dramatic increase in early morning congestionof traffic and brake lights. On the Bay Area's busiest bridges, not anymore. N
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
of traffic and brake lights. On the Bay Area's busiest bridges, not anymore. Not even close. Data from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission shows early morning traffic on Bay Area bridges has spiked dramatically over the past two years.... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Public process is what’s best for rail corridorthe most people in the best way possible. This is exactly what serving the comm
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
the most people in the best way possible. This is exactly what serving the common good is all about and what the Regional Transportation Commission is in the process of doing. Stay the course, carry on with the work. — Mark Mesiti-Miller, Santa... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Ask me about my pronouns!' Genderqueer hairstylist provides a safe space for LGBTQ youth in a mobile salon“X” for nonbinary instead of “M” or “F” on their drivers’ licenses and identify
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
“X” for nonbinary instead of “M” or “F” on their drivers’ licenses and identifying documents after a decision by the Oregon Transportation Commission.‘This is a safe space’ Lopez, who runs Project Q with their wife, Sabine, drives the mobile salon... Read more
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New Kerala
Bay Area's Popular 511 Phone Service Now Available in Spanish - newkerala news #259074SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2017 : The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2017 : The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today announced the addition of a fully-interactive Spanish language voice recognition and response system to the Bay Area's 511 phone system. This latest expansion of... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
CenturyLink's acquisition of Colo. company approvedThe state’s Utilities and Transportation Commission has approved an all-party s
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
The state’s Utilities and Transportation Commission has approved an all-party settlement to transfer control of Level 3 Communications LLC to CenturyLink. CenturyLink is the largest local telephone company in Washington, serving approximately... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
15 Freeway toll lanes work near Corona to start in 2018, after $152 million loanof Transportation approved this month was the final piece of financing and clea
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
of Transportation approved this month was the final piece of financing and clears the way for the Riverside County Transportation Commission to start construction of the 15-mile project early next year. The $471 million project will add... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
10-digit dialing begins in Western Washingtoncodes (206, 253, 360, and 425) will require callers to dial all ten digits, acc
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
codes (206, 253, 360, and 425) will require callers to dial all ten digits, according to the Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission. Those calls will remain local even though you'll have to dial ten digits. A six-month grace... Read more
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The Columbian
10-digit dialing starts in western Washington stateneeded because a new area code — 564 — is being added throughout the region sta
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
needed because a new area code — 564 — is being added throughout the region starting Aug. 28. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission said Saturday was the mandatory start of 10-digit dialing for all western Washington area... Read more
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The Seattle Times
10-digit dialing starts in Western Washington statewith the 360 area-code territory. State regulators approved the new area code
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
with the 360 area-code territory. State regulators approved the new area code last year. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission said Saturday was the mandatory start of 10-digit dialing for all Western Washington area... Read more
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The Mercury News
Palo Alto tells church tenants they need to moveused by many students is an “accident waiting to happen.” Burgess and the Kane
The Mercury News / Posted 19 days ago
used by many students is an “accident waiting to happen.” Burgess and the Kanes made their remarks during a Planning and Transportation Commission meeting in June. Planning and Transportation commissioners decided at the meeting to uphold... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
State Rep: Toll road revenue in El Paso never exceeded expensesEL PASO, Texas - For the first time in four decades, the Texas Transportation C
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
EL PASO, Texas - For the first time in four decades, the Texas Transportation Commission voted to remove a toll from a Texas road and it's right here in El Paso. The two-way toll lane is on the Cesar Chavez Border Highway, stretching from U.S. 54 to... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Prices set to increase on Washington State FerriesSEATTLE — The Washington Transportation Commission has approved a fare hike for
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 19 days ago
SEATTLE — The Washington Transportation Commission has approved a fare hike for the state’s ferry system. The Daily Herald reports a 2.9 percent boost in fares for small- and standard-sized vehicles and increases ranging from 0.8 percent to 1.8... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 28of reason in Congress finally prevailed after a 10-year battle. So, isn’t it h
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 20 days ago
of reason in Congress finally prevailed after a 10-year battle. So, isn’t it high time that our own regional Metropolitan Transportation Commission also woke up and withdrew the $25 million they have dedicated to convert the westbound emergency... Read more
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KTVN Reno
RTC Redesigning Virginia Street Corridor; Asks Community for InputAs Reno's Midtown District continues to grow, the Regional Transportation Commi
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 days ago
As Reno's Midtown District continues to grow, the Regional Transportation Commission is working on a redesign project to improve the flow of traffic--for both drivers and pedestrians. They are asking for the public's help through an online survey.... Read more
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The Examiner
More talk without answers on Missouri roadsthem over to local governments. That got a sharp response from Steve Miller, w
The Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
them over to local governments. That got a sharp response from Steve Miller, who was chair of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission until 2016. He said that move would not be legal or practical. “It may be good politics,” Miller... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
South King transport discussions next weekLocal officials and community leaders from South King County will meet with the
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
Local officials and community leaders from South King County will meet with the Washington State Transportation Commission on Tuesday, which will include discussions on transportation effects on the local economy. Specifically, a discussion of... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Ferry fares set for increases over next 2 yearsThe Washington State Transportation Commission set final ferry rate increases W
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 days ago
The Washington State Transportation Commission set final ferry rate increases Wednesday after receiving hundreds of emails and input from residents. New rates will be increased over the next two years with the first set of hikes starting Oct. 1. The... Read more
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The Columbian
State denies company request to bring back some Duck boatstype of duck boats involved in a 2015 crash that killed five college students a
The Columbian / Posted 21 days ago
type of duck boats involved in a 2015 crash that killed five college students and injured dozens more. The Utilities and Transportation Commission said Tuesday that Ride the Ducks of Seattle has not shown that the amphibious “stretch duck” boats... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
State denies Ride the Ducks request for using stretch boats againtype of duck boats involved in a 2015 crash that killed five college students a
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 days ago
type of duck boats involved in a 2015 crash that killed five college students and injured dozens more. The Utilities and Transportation Commission said Tuesday that Ride the Ducks of Seattle has not shown that the amphibious "stretch duck" boats... Read more
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