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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi Power honors 2016 Heritage Award winnersThirteen days into Black History Month, Mississippi Power will honor the legacy
Mississippi Power honors 2016 Heritage Award winners
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 23 hours ago
Thirteen days into Black History Month, Mississippi Power will honor the legacy of four civil rights icons at the 2016 Heritage Awards at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. Joseph Hudson of Gulfport; Jesse Palmer of Meridian; Constance... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi Power honors 2016 Heritage Award winnersThirteen days into Black History Month, Mississippi Power will honor the legacy
Mississippi Power honors 2016 Heritage Award winners
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
Thirteen days into Black History Month, Mississippi Power will honor the legacy of four civil rights icons at the 2016 Heritage Awards at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. Joseph Hudson of Gulfport; Jesse Palmer of Meridian; Constance... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
City announces new appointmentsThe Glenwood Springs City Council recently announced new appointments to severa
City announces new appointments
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
The Glenwood Springs City Council recently announced new appointments to several city boards and commissions for three-year terms, ending in February 2019. Appointments include: Airport Board: Richard Backe; Financial Advisory Board: Karla Bagley... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Las Vegas: New arena could lure Oakland RaidersStadium would cost $1.2 billion and open in 2020. The new T-Mobile Arena is ju
Las Vegas: New arena could lure Oakland Raiders
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
Stadium would cost $1.2 billion and open in 2020. The new T-Mobile Arena is just a few months away from opening, but another, much bigger, sports venue may be in the works with an eye toward luring an NFL team. Sheldon Adelson of Sands Corp. is at... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
We must better utilize the freeways we haveWe're are victims of our own success -- and failures. The necessity for new to
We must better utilize the freeways we have
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted yesterday
We're are victims of our own success -- and failures. The necessity for new toll lanes opening along Interstate 580 later this month results from the growth of the Bay Area's job market, but also our inability to manage growth and wisely spend... Read more
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The Daily Review
We must better utilize the freeways we haveWe're are victims of our own success -- and failures. The necessity for new to
We must better utilize the freeways we have
The Daily Review / Posted yesterday
We're are victims of our own success -- and failures. The necessity for new toll lanes opening along Interstate 580 later this month results from the growth of the Bay Area's job market, but also our inability to manage growth and wisely spend... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
VCTC: Unmet Needs Assessment also address agency�s funding needsThe only thing for sure at last week�s Ventura County Transportation Commission
VCTC: Unmet Needs Assessment also address agency�s funding needs
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
The only thing for sure at last week�s Ventura County Transportation Commission�s (VCTC) Unmet Needs Assessment is that VCTC needs money to help cure countywide transportation woes, funding the agency is hoping to garner through a sales tax... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluma City Council weighs sales tax measure ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | February 12, 2016, 8:36AM Petaluma officials are geari
Petaluma City Council weighs sales tax measure
Petluma360.com / Posted yesterday
ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | February 12, 2016, 8:36AM Petaluma officials are gearing up for another shot at convincing voters to approve a sales tax to fund repairs to the city’s beleaguered streets — and... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Stanford wins plaudits for Escondido Village housing proposalWhile Palo Alto struggles to address its severe housing shortage, Stanford Univ
Stanford wins plaudits for Escondido Village housing proposal
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
While Palo Alto struggles to address its severe housing shortage, Stanford University is swiftly moving ahead with an ambitious plan to add housing for graduate students at Escondido Village. The project, which the city's Planning and Transportation... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
I-580 express/toll lanes to offer congestion relief -- for a priceCalifornians -- especially those in the East Bay -- will soon be joining midwes
I-580 express/toll lanes to offer congestion relief -- for a price
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted yesterday
Californians -- especially those in the East Bay -- will soon be joining midwestern and eastern states when it comes to high-price toll road fees. A $55 million project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion along I-580 through... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Sylvester Turner: Increasingly crowded Texas cities need to think beyond new freeway lanesI recently had the opportunity to speak before the Texas Transportation Commiss
Sylvester Turner: Increasingly crowded Texas cities need to think beyond new freeway lanes
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
I recently had the opportunity to speak before the Texas Transportation Commission, and I used it to invite the state to participate with the great cities of Texas in a broader discussion on the transportation issues we all face. My main message was... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
FAQ on new FasTrak Flex tagsQ Regarding FasTrak Flex and the new express lanes on Interstate 580 that will
FAQ on new FasTrak Flex tags
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted yesterday
Q Regarding FasTrak Flex and the new express lanes on Interstate 580 that will soon open, I have (ha, ha) just a few questions. A First, remember that all drivers using the 580 express lanes, including carpoolers, need a Flex tag. The 580 lanes will... Read more
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The Daily Review
FAQ on new FasTrak Flex tagsQ Regarding FasTrak Flex and the new express lanes on Interstate 580 that will
FAQ on new FasTrak Flex tags
The Daily Review / Posted yesterday
Q Regarding FasTrak Flex and the new express lanes on Interstate 580 that will soon open, I have (ha, ha) just a few questions. A First, remember that all drivers using the 580 express lanes, including carpoolers, need a Flex tag. The 580 lanes will... Read more
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The Mercury News
FAQ on new FasTrak Flex tagsQ Regarding FasTrak Flex and the new express lanes on Interstate 580 that will
FAQ on new FasTrak Flex tags
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Q Regarding FasTrak Flex and the new express lanes on Interstate 580 that will soon open, I have (ha, ha) just a few questions. A First, remember that all drivers using the 580 express lanes, including carpoolers, need a Flex tag. The 580 lanes will... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County pedestrian fatalities increase in 2015Of the 18 traffic fatalities that occurred in McHenry County in 2015, four of t
McHenry County pedestrian fatalities increase in 2015
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Of the 18 traffic fatalities that occurred in McHenry County in 2015, four of them resulted in pedestrian deaths, accounting for 22 percent of fatal crashes in 2015. That’s more than four times the rate from 2014, and upward of double the rate from... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Bay Bridge contractor says Caltrans owes $50 millionThe main contractor on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge says Caltrans owe
Bay Bridge contractor says Caltrans owes $50 million
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
The main contractor on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge says Caltrans owes it nearly $50 million — a large chunk of what could add up to $140 million in cost overruns on the project. Caltrans revealed the demand Thursday from the main... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Highway 199 Could See Millions in State FundingSome relief could be on the way for some of the most congested roads in North T
Highway 199 Could See Millions in State Funding
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
Some relief could be on the way for some of the most congested roads in North Texas. Later this month the Texas Transportation Commission will vote to approve 14 projects totaling $1.3 billion. Two of those projects are in Dallas County and three... Read more
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Style Weekly
Sen. Louise Lucas Says Black Lawmakers Feel Disrespected by Democrats in VirginiaLouise Lucas of Portsmouth and Janet Howell of Fairfax County were elected to t
Sen. Louise Lucas Says Black Lawmakers Feel Disrespected by Democrats in Virginia
Style Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Louise Lucas of Portsmouth and Janet Howell of Fairfax County were elected to the state Senate in 1991. Both are Democrats. Both wanted to sit on the influential Senate Finance Committee. Howell was placed on the committee years before Lucas.... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Lawmakers advance Hillsborough-only ride-share billTALLAHASSEE — A House committee advanced a bill that would give Hillsborough Co
Lawmakers advance Hillsborough-only ride-share bill
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — A House committee advanced a bill that would give Hillsborough County regulatory powers over ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft, but the measure could be dead on arrival in the Senate over disagreements on background checks and... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Royal Manor neighbors clash over ban on two-story homesRoyal Manor, a community of more than 200 homes in the Palo Verde neighborhood,
Royal Manor neighbors clash over ban on two-story homes
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Royal Manor, a community of more than 200 homes in the Palo Verde neighborhood, is seeking to become the latest Eichler-style enclave to ban new two-story homes -- an effort that is pitting neighbors against one another in a bitter debate about... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Montclair: Changes coming to dangerous intersectionOAKLAND -- Change is coming to one of Montclair's most notoriously dangerous st
Montclair: Changes coming to dangerous intersection
Oakland Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
OAKLAND -- Change is coming to one of Montclair's most notoriously dangerous street corners, Thornhill Drive and Mountain Boulevard. Beginning in March, the community will see measures taken to make the intersection safer, including signage and... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupSan Jose Mercury News on reforming the Public Utilities Commission: The Califo
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
San Jose Mercury News on reforming the Public Utilities Commission: The California Public Utilities Commission has failed utterly to carry out its basic mission for the past 10 years. It still cozies up to the utilities it regulates at the expense... Read more
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The Mercury News
Union City-Fremont east-west connector back on trackUNION CITY -- Work has restarted on a long-discussed -- and delayed -- east-wes
Union City-Fremont east-west connector back on track
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
UNION CITY -- Work has restarted on a long-discussed -- and delayed -- east-west connector between Interstate 880 and Mission Boulevard, a roadway vital to the city's efforts to develop the area around its BART station. "This roadway is critical. It... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Union City-Fremont east-west connector back on trackUNION CITY -- Work has restarted on a long-discussed -- and delayed -- east-wes
Union City-Fremont east-west connector back on track
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 3 days ago
UNION CITY -- Work has restarted on a long-discussed -- and delayed -- east-west connector between Interstate 880 and Mission Boulevard, a roadway vital to the city's efforts to develop the area around its BART station. "This roadway is critical. It... Read more
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The Daily Review
Union City-Fremont east-west connector back on trackUNION CITY -- Work has restarted on a long-discussed -- and delayed -- east-wes
Union City-Fremont east-west connector back on track
The Daily Review / Posted 3 days ago
UNION CITY -- Work has restarted on a long-discussed -- and delayed -- east-west connector between Interstate 880 and Mission Boulevard, a roadway vital to the city's efforts to develop the area around its BART station. "This roadway is critical. It... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Bill letting Hillsborough regulate ride-hail companies moves forwardA bill that would give the Hillsborough County exclusive control over regulatin
Bill letting Hillsborough regulate ride-hail companies moves forward
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
A bill that would give the Hillsborough County exclusive control over regulating ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was reported favorably by the House Economic Affairs Committee -- but may be nullified by another bill approved by the House... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Tarrant County drivers could see traffic reliefTARRANT COUNTY -- Drivers in Tarrant County could soon have some relief from co
Tarrant County drivers could see traffic relief
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
TARRANT COUNTY -- Drivers in Tarrant County could soon have some relief from congested roads. If approved by the Texas Transportation Commission, several major multi-million dollar projects will be funded. “The major metro areas of Texas — Austin,... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
ArticleThe requests are in and the need is a lot higher than available money. The Dep
Article
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 3 days ago
The requests are in and the need is a lot higher than available money. The Department of Transportation received requests for grant money to repair and replace bridges across South Dakota. Right now, $9 million is available. The department plans to... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
I-580 express/toll lanes to open later this monthA $55 million project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion alon
I-580 express/toll lanes to open later this month
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
A $55 million project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion along I-580 though Pleasanton and Livermore will be opened later this month, transportation officials said Tuesday. Alameda County Transportation Commission officials at a... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Highway project to resurface 10 miles of US 59The 10-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 59 from the Victoria County line near Inez
Highway project to resurface 10 miles of US 59
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
The 10-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 59 from the Victoria County line near Inez to just south of Edna is scheduled to be resurfaced, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. The project is expected to take six months and cost about $6.6... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Express Lanes Set to Open on I-580 Later This MonthRelief is coming for drivers who battle traffic in one of the most congested co
Express Lanes Set to Open on I-580 Later This Month
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
Relief is coming for drivers who battle traffic in one of the most congested corridors in the Bay Area. A $55 million project to create express lanes expected to ease congestion along Interstate Highway 580 in the East Bay will open later this... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
New express lanes opening on I-580Bay Area drivers, the era of highway express lanes is dawning. Starting this m
New express lanes opening on I-580
Inside Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
Bay Area drivers, the era of highway express lanes is dawning. Starting this month, a 14-mile stretch of carpool lanes that will double as toll lanes -- allowing solo drivers to use them for a price -- will open on Interstate 580 from Dublin to... Read more
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The Mercury News
New express lanes opening on I-580Bay Area drivers, the era of highway express lanes is dawning. Starting this m
New express lanes opening on I-580
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
Bay Area drivers, the era of highway express lanes is dawning. Starting this month, a 14-mile stretch of carpool lanes that will double as toll lanes -- allowing solo drivers to use them for a price -- will open on Interstate 580 from Dublin to... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
New express lanes opening on I-580Bay Area drivers, the era of highway express lanes is dawning. Starting this m
New express lanes opening on I-580
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
Bay Area drivers, the era of highway express lanes is dawning. Starting this month, a 14-mile stretch of carpool lanes that will double as toll lanes -- allowing solo drivers to use them for a price -- will open on Interstate 580 from Dublin to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Phoenix sales-tax increase to fund transit plan takes effect Jan. 1Phoenix shoppers are paying more in sales tax starting Jan. 1 — money that will
Phoenix sales-tax increase to fund transit plan takes effect Jan. 1
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
Phoenix shoppers are paying more in sales tax starting Jan. 1 — money that will help the city overhaul its transportation system over the next 35 years. Transportation 2050, the city's plan to expand its transit system and repair roads, took effect... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto prepares to test new office capWhen Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on offic
Palo Alto prepares to test new office cap
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
When Palo Alto officials agreed last year to institute an annual limit on office development, the goal was to both slow down the pace of growth in the city's most congested commercial areas and to ramp up the quality of new developments by subjecting... Read more
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The Seattle Times
I-405 tolls rake in more than 3 times expected incomeThe new Interstate 405 express toll lanes are bringing in more than triple the
I-405 tolls rake in more than 3 times expected income
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
The new Interstate 405 express toll lanes are bringing in more than triple the money expected, creating a possible windfall to spend at freeway chokepoints. “It’s early, but we’re already in the black,” said Patty Rubstello, state tolling director,... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Regional Planner Encourages Ventura County to Approve Transit TaxANyone who drives on Ventura County highways, knows just how congested they can
Regional Planner Encourages Ventura County to Approve Transit Tax
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 5 days ago
ANyone who drives on Ventura County highways, knows just how congested they can become, and the executive director of Southern California Association of Governments says the roads are just going to get worse, if something is not done soon. The... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Proposal would add 2 members to Conservation CommissionIt is hard to believe the first month of session is already in the books. Thank
Proposal would add 2 members to Conservation Commission
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
It is hard to believe the first month of session is already in the books. Thanks to the leadership of state Sen. Ron Richard and Speaker Todd Richardson, the General Assembly got to work tackling issues that are important to Missourians. Committee... Read more
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Everett Herald
Inslee to discuss Senate actions on cabinet appointeesPublished: Monday, February 8, 2016, 7:07 a.m. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee wi
Inslee to discuss Senate actions on cabinet appointees
Everett Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Published: Monday, February 8, 2016, 7:07 a.m. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee will address the ousting of one cabinet member and the resigning of another at a news conference Monday morning. And... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Insurance differences stall progress on ride-hail regulationTALLAHASSEE – Mind the insurance gap. The biggest roadblock in passing what is
Insurance differences stall progress on ride-hail regulation
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
TALLAHASSEE – Mind the insurance gap. The biggest roadblock in passing what is being touted as a major piece of consumer protection legislation is the difference in the amount of insurance being required of ride-hail companies like Lyft and Uber in... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OK Capitol BoxscoreA Florida man filed a request with the state Office of Management and Enterpris
OK Capitol Boxscore
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
A Florida man filed a request with the state Office of Management and Enterprise Services to erect a Satan exhibit in the Capitol rotunda. “It was received and denied,” said OMES spokesman John Estus. “The applicant has made hoax applications before... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Bay Bridge corrosion leads panel to reconsider planIn an apparent about-face, the oversight panel for the new eastern span of the
Bay Bridge corrosion leads panel to reconsider plan
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
In an apparent about-face, the oversight panel for the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge voted Thursday to consider the idea of installing a corrosion-fighting system on the main tower’s flooded foundation. The unexpected vote of the board —... Read more
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The Mercury News
Internal Affairs: Carl Guardino is a true road warriorInterstate 580 is the most-pothole-riddled freeway in the Bay Area and on Wedne
Internal Affairs: Carl Guardino is a true road warrior
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
Interstate 580 is the most-pothole-riddled freeway in the Bay Area and on Wednesday it claimed another driver -- but not just any motorist. It was Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and member of the California... Read more
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Orange County Register
#Coronageddon -- There aren't many alternative routes for motorists facing the 91 closureWhen officials shut down I-405 in Los Angeles in what was dubbed Carmageddon a
#Coronageddon -- There aren't many alternative routes for motorists facing the 91 closure
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
When officials shut down I-405 in Los Angeles in what was dubbed Carmageddon a few years back, there were plenty of options for getting around that area. Corona, site of a similar all-weekend closure later this month? Not so much. L.A. has an... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Train Schedule Change Could Ease Traffic Along the CoastRetiming the trains in the morning and evening from Ventura County to Goleta an
Train Schedule Change Could Ease Traffic Along the Coast
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 8 days ago
Retiming the trains in the morning and evening from Ventura County to Goleta and back on weekdays could change the traffic tie ups plaguing the area weekly. An update on the solution was presented to a breakfast meeting for the Carpinteria Chamber... Read more
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The Mercury News
Internal Affairs:Road lobbyist with firsthand pothole knowledge Interstate 580 is the most-poth
Internal Affairs:
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
Road lobbyist with firsthand pothole knowledge Interstate 580 is the most-pothole riddled freeway in the Bay Area and on Wednesday it claimed another driver -- but not just any motorist. Carl Guardino, President and CEO of the Silicon Valley... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Local leaders demand funding to fix roadsCrumbling roads in California with no money to fix them. Now a bipartisan group
Local leaders demand funding to fix roads
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
Crumbling roads in California with no money to fix them. Now a bipartisan group of local leaders want Sacramento lawmakers to work together to solve the problem. With $750 million in cuts announced this month, it won't be an easy task. "It's time... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Regional planning official says Ventura County needs transit sales taxThe executive director of the Southern California Association of Governments on
Regional planning official says Ventura County needs transit sales tax
Ventura County Star / Posted 8 days ago
The executive director of the Southern California Association of Governments on Friday urged the Ventura County Transportation Commission to place a half-cent transit sales tax measure on the county's November ballot. "SCAG is not in the business of... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
One of Oklahoma's worst interstate logjams set for upgradeOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A makeover for one of Oklahoma's worst interstate traffic
One of Oklahoma's worst interstate logjams set for upgrade
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 8 days ago
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A makeover for one of Oklahoma's worst interstate traffic bottlenecks is finally ready to get under way. The Oklahoma Transportation Commission is set Monday to award a contract for the first phase of the long-awaited overhaul... Read more
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