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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
East Texas state senator touts proposed amendment to increase transportation fundingState Senator Robert Nichols of Jacksonville is pushing for passage of an amend
East Texas state senator touts proposed amendment to increase transportation funding
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 hours ago
State Senator Robert Nichols of Jacksonville is pushing for passage of an amendment concerning transportation funding. He was in Deep East Texas Friday to explain why. Nichols is suggesting voters start at the bottom of the amendment ballot and work... Read more
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La Canada Valley Sun
San Gabriel Valley agency backs up from 710 Freeway projectThe San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments recently removed the 710 Freeway
San Gabriel Valley agency backs up from 710 Freeway project
La Canada Valley Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
The San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments recently removed the 710 Freeway tunnel from a list of projects first in line for funding should a new transportation sales tax should be passed by L.A. County voters in 2016. Local officials who support... Read more
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The Wilson Times
301 Forward funding questionedThursday, August 27, 2015 10:29 PM Councilman Tom Fyle remembers some of the e
301 Forward funding questioned
The Wilson Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:29 PM Councilman Tom Fyle remembers some of the early work to improve the U.S. 301 corridor and is concerned that 301 Forward is rehashing the same issues. Fyle, an original member of the 301 Task Force in 2002, made... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
FAA reports 23 incidents of drones getting too close to airplanes, helicoptersDrones are doing a dangerous dance with commercial jets and helicopters far too
FAA reports 23 incidents of drones getting too close to airplanes, helicopters
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
Drones are doing a dangerous dance with commercial jets and helicopters far too often. The Federal Aviation Administration reports there have been nearly two dozen close calls in Arizona just in the past year. As part of the modern world in which we... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
SDN CEO To Testify Before Congress On Cybersecurity ThreatsThe head of SDN communications, Mark Shlanta, will testify before the Senate Co
SDN CEO To Testify Before Congress On Cybersecurity Threats
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
The head of SDN communications, Mark Shlanta, will testify before the Senate Commerce Committee about the growing threat to businesses by hackers. The U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a field hearing September 3... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
De Blasio defends slow zone program after city drops Midland Beach proposalCITY HALL -- Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended neighborhood slow zones
De Blasio defends slow zone program after city drops Midland Beach proposal
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
CITY HALL -- Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended neighborhood slow zones despite the city's decision to scrap one planned for Midland Beach. "The slow zones make a lot of sense: they are better for our children, they're better for our seniors... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Golden Wings Flying Museum, AUVSI v CA, FAA Delays Pilot DatabaseAlso: How To Join The API, ATC Goofs... Badly, Shuttle Water Tanks, Herlong Reb
Golden Wings Flying Museum, AUVSI v CA, FAA Delays Pilot Database
The Aero-News Network / Posted yesterday
Also: How To Join The API, ATC Goofs... Badly, Shuttle Water Tanks, Herlong Rebrands FBO, Gogo's Next Generation, China A/C Demand, Chatham MA RFP You won’t see us run very many for-sale stories on Airborne Unlimited, but this one caught our... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Golden Wings Flying Museum, AUVSI v CA, FAA Delays Pilot DBAlso: Join The API!, ATC Goofs... Badly, Shuttle Water Tanks, Herlong Rebrands
Golden Wings Flying Museum, AUVSI v CA, FAA Delays Pilot DB
The Aero-News Network / Posted yesterday
Also: Join The API!, ATC Goofs... Badly, Shuttle Water Tanks, Herlong Rebrands FBO, Gogo's Next Generation, China A/C Demand, Chatham MA RFP You won’t see us run very many for-sale stories on Airborne Unlimited, but this one caught our... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Hartsfield-Jackson to restart concessions contractingAug. 27--Hartsfield-Jackson International will restart its concessions contract
Hartsfield-Jackson to restart concessions contracting
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
Aug. 27--Hartsfield-Jackson International will restart its concessions contracting process in coming weeks, following its decision to toss out proposals for a batch of new restaurants at the airport. City of Atlanta chief procurement officer Adam... Read more
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The Standard
Tianjin Port Development says deputy chair Zheng held for ‘dereliction of duty'Zheng, 52, is also chief executive officer of state-owned Tianjin Port Group, t
Tianjin Port Development says deputy chair Zheng held for ‘dereliction of duty'
The Standard / Posted yesterday
Zheng, 52, is also chief executive officer of state-owned Tianjin Port Group, the parent of Tianjin Port Development Holdings. Under criminal coercive measures, an individual’s rights are denied or restricted. According to China’s Criminal Procedure... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Highway 67 construction nears Lawrence CountyIf you look close enough, construction crews are visible along the second to la
Highway 67 construction nears Lawrence County
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
If you look close enough, construction crews are visible along the second to last section of Highway 67 needed to connect Little Rock to St. Louis. "It's getting close enough now, the anticipation is pretty high," Brett Cooper told Region 8... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
FAA IG: Efficiency Of FAA’s Air Traffic Control Towers Ranges WidelyReport Requested By The Leadership Of The House Transportation Committee A rep
FAA IG: Efficiency Of FAA’s Air Traffic Control Towers Ranges Widely
The Aero-News Network / Posted 2 days ago
Report Requested By The Leadership Of The House Transportation Committee A report prepared by the FAA Inspector General's office released last week indicates that total air traffic operations handled by FAA facilities declined 19 percent between... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Twin Valley prepares for a new yearWILMINGTON >> Between bus routes, first day of school and the future of t
Twin Valley prepares for a new year
Bennington Banner / Posted 2 days ago
WILMINGTON >> Between bus routes, first day of school and the future of the former high school, Twin Valley School Board members had their hands full Tuesday night. "You're asking us to drive our kids to Chimney Hill," said John Gerding, who... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Debate Over Where Second Downtown DART Route Should RunDALLAS (CBSDFW) – While there’s little debate over whether a second downtown DA
Debate Over Where Second Downtown DART Route Should Run
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
DALLAS (CBSDFW) – While there’s little debate over whether a second downtown DART light-rail route is needed, DART and some city officials are at odds over where it should run. The city’s transportation committee recommended a single route option... Read more
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The Maui News
Council forgives loan that built homeless facilityBut Council Member Riki Hokama voted against forgiving the debt, saying that wh
Council forgives loan that built homeless facility
The Maui News / Posted 2 days ago
But Council Member Riki Hokama voted against forgiving the debt, saying that while he understands his fellow council members' support for the action, for him, it's "not the point." "The point is about an agreement that was made voluntarily," said... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Advance historic page from February 8, 1976: Island considered for new car inspection programStaten Island Advance page from February 8, 1976. (Staten Island Advance/Irving
Advance historic page from February 8, 1976: Island considered for new car inspection program
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
Staten Island Advance page from February 8, 1976. (Staten Island Advance/Irving Silverstein) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Today's archive page is from February 8, 1976. Staten Island is being considered for a pilot program under which local automobile... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Minter: Campaign decision in a few weeks MONTPELIER � Agency of Transportation Secretary Sue Minter says she is contin
Minter: Campaign decision in a few weeks
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
MONTPELIER � Agency of Transportation Secretary Sue Minter says she is continuing to weigh a bid for governor and hopes to make a decision shortly after Labor Day. Minter, 54, a former Democratic state... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
FAA Delays In Creating Pilot Records Database Limits Access To Background InfoIG Report: Agency Does Not Anticipate Release Of Rulemaking Before 2017 The FA
FAA Delays In Creating Pilot Records Database Limits Access To Background Info
The Aero-News Network / Posted 3 days ago
IG Report: Agency Does Not Anticipate Release Of Rulemaking Before 2017 The FAA Inspector General's office has released a report requested by the leadership of the House Transportation Committee indicating the Agency has not done enough to emphasize... Read more
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The Maui News
Panel recommends forgiveness of $4 million loan to Ka Hale A Ke OlaOn Aug. 6, the Housing, Human Services and Transportation Committee voted 5-0 t
Panel recommends forgiveness of $4 million loan to Ka Hale A Ke Ola
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
On Aug. 6, the Housing, Human Services and Transportation Committee voted 5-0 to recommend forgiveness of the entire outstanding debt, including principal and interest, and to have a resolution "reflect the council's desire that savings realized from... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Rain cuts concert's 3-day roadblock!August 23, 2015 "What went well, ended well,� said City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarri
Rain cuts concert's 3-day roadblock!
Negros Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
August 23, 2015 "What went well, ended well,� said City Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria over Thursday�s one-night Earth Jam free concert at the boulevard which was rocked with controversy because of what some bureaucrats described as �lapse in judgement,... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Dover City Leaders and Police Discuss Safety at ParksDOVER, Del. (WBOC) - On August 10 an 18-year-old man was shot at Dover Park on
Dover City Leaders and Police Discuss Safety at Parks
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
DOVER, Del. (WBOC) - On August 10 an 18-year-old man was shot at Dover Park on Dover's east side. It's a scary incident at a place people want to be able to bring their kids and families. Now, two weeks later, the city's Safety Advisory and... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
City OKs new money for public defender;Young says time almost up for OconeeThe Anderson City Council voted Monday night to pay over $30,000 this year for
City OKs new money for public defender;Young says time almost up for Oconee
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The Anderson City Council voted Monday night to pay over $30,000 this year for public defenders to cover municipal court defendants. Anderson City Attorney Frankie McClain told council members that a state budget proviso requires municipalities to... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Bowser Kicks Off First Day of School With “Slow Down” CampaignSeward Square was tinged with extra green Monday morning as Mayor Muriel Bowser
Bowser Kicks Off First Day of School With “Slow Down” Campaign
Washington City Paper / Posted 4 days ago
Seward Square was tinged with extra green Monday morning as Mayor Muriel Bowser and about 30 volunteers held up signs reminding drivers to proceed with caution on the first day of school. The “Slow Down” event on Capitol Hill started at 6:30 a.m.,... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
County orders study for concept design of Osborne RoadA study will be undertaken by Anoka County to come up with a new concept design
County orders study for concept design of Osborne Road
ABC Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
A study will be undertaken by Anoka County to come up with a new concept design for Osborne Road from University to Central avenues in Spring Lake Park and Fridley. The Anoka County Board’s Transportation Committee has approved a purchase of service... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Pacquiao on Grace-Chiz Senate slate?MANILA - Former Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla, Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao
Pacquiao on Grace-Chiz Senate slate?
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA - Former Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla, Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao and Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares are among those supposedly being considered to be part of a senatorial ticket for the undeclared bids of Senators Grace Poe and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ogun Assembly Constitutes 20 Standing CommitteesAbeokuta — In its bid to ensure smooth running of legislative business in the S
Ogun Assembly Constitutes 20 Standing Committees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Abeokuta — In its bid to ensure smooth running of legislative business in the State, the Ogun State House of Assembly has constituted 20 Standing Committees to oversee the affairs of ministries, departments and agencies in the state. The... Read more
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The Advocate
Transportation advocate says Louisiana needs higher gasoline tax: 'Good roads cost money ... bad roads cost more'Despite huge political hurdles, Louisiana’s gasoline tax needs to rise by at le
Transportation advocate says Louisiana needs higher gasoline tax: 'Good roads cost money ... bad roads cost more'
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Despite huge political hurdles, Louisiana’s gasoline tax needs to rise by at least 10 cents per gallon for road and bridge improvements, the president of a transportation advocacy group said Monday. Ken Perret, who heads the Louisiana Good Roads and... Read more
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The Maui News
Historic East Maui land may get long-term caretakerThe Maui County Council at Tuesday's meeting will consider a report from the Ec
Historic East Maui land may get long-term caretaker
The Maui News / Posted 5 days ago
The Maui County Council at Tuesday's meeting will consider a report from the Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture and Recreation Committee, chaired by council Vice Chair Don Guzman, endorsing a resolution granting Na Mamo a lease to manage the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Want more federal coal revenues? Then stop the war on our natural resources By Sen. Ray Scott Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Bureau
Want more federal coal revenues? Then stop the war on our natural resources
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
By Sen. Ray Scott Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Bureau of Land Management would conduct a series of “listening sessions” throughout the country,... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Gwinnett set to have ‘Gr8 Exchange’ on transportation this weekIf the early survey responses are an indication, Gwinnett County residents coul
Gwinnett set to have ‘Gr8 Exchange’ on transportation this week
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 6 days ago
If the early survey responses are an indication, Gwinnett County residents could be set to have the biggest conversation they’ve probably ever had on transportation this week, Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District Executive Director Chuck... Read more
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Philly.com
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 electionIt also is throwing open the doors to a potential political free-for-all, but s
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 election
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
It also is throwing open the doors to a potential political free-for-all, but so far it has not attracted big-city prosecutors whose name are most familiar to voters, such as district attorneys Stephen Zappala of Allegheny County or Seth Williams of... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Anderson City Council to discuss paving prioritiesANDERSON - Two lists of roads that need to be repaved will be up for review by
Anderson City Council to discuss paving priorities
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 6 days ago
ANDERSON - Two lists of roads that need to be repaved will be up for review by Anderson City Council members at their meeting Monday night. Staff members compiled dual paving priority lists because Anderson officials will be seeking funds from "two... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Senator Thune Makes Weekly Republican AddressEight months into the Republican-led Congress, Republicans have changed the way
Senator Thune Makes Weekly Republican Address
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 6 days ago
Eight months into the Republican-led Congress, Republicans have changed the way Washington operates, U.S. Sen. John Thune says in the Weekly Republican Address. From passage of a balanced budget and major trade legislation to approval of a highway... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 electionHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The 2016 campaign for Pennsylvania attorney general is o
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 election
New Jersey Herald / Posted 6 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The 2016 campaign for Pennsylvania attorney general is off to an uncertain start as candidates and prospective candidates line up without knowing whether they will be running against embattled incumbent Kathleen Kane or for an... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
2 in Dem runoff for Miss. Transportation Commission seatJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Businessman Robert Amos and longtime state Rep. Mary Cole
2 in Dem runoff for Miss. Transportation Commission seat
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Businessman Robert Amos and longtime state Rep. Mary Coleman and are competing Tuesday to become the Democratic nominee for one of three seats on the Mississippi Transportation Commission. The winner will face Republican... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
2 in Dem runoff for Miss. Transportation Commission seatJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Businessman Robert Amos and longtime state Rep. Mary Cole
2 in Dem runoff for Miss. Transportation Commission seat
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Businessman Robert Amos and longtime state Rep. Mary Coleman and are competing Tuesday to become the Democratic nominee for one of three seats on the Mississippi Transportation Commission. The winner will face Republican... Read more
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PhysOrg
US sees big surge in close calls with dronesAs more and more small radio-controlled drones appear in American skies, so do
US sees big surge in close calls with drones
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
As more and more small radio-controlled drones appear in American skies, so do worries that someday, one might bump into a full-sized airplane—possibly with grim results It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Carolina and a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US sees big surge in close calls with dronesWASHINGTON - It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Caro
US sees big surge in close calls with drones
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON - It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Carolina and a CRJ200 commuter jet was preparing to land when its pilots spotted something odd outside their cockpit window -- a drone. As more and more small... Read more
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Crosscut
Seawall could sap funding for bridges and bikesIn city government, money is often a zero-sum game. So with the revelation that
Seawall could sap funding for bridges and bikes
Crosscut / Posted 7 days ago
In city government, money is often a zero-sum game. So with the revelation that the seawall replacement project is both over budget and behind schedule comes the reality that something else will likely suffer. According to Seattle Department of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Groups pressure council on new city zoning codeAfter years of discussion over everything from typos to the definition of a fam
Groups pressure council on new city zoning code
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
After years of discussion over everything from typos to the definition of a family, some developers and community groups have begun pressuring the City Council to finally bring the first major rewrite of the city's zoning code in decades to a... Read more
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DNA Info
Citywide Ferry Plan Will Not Integrate With MTA’s MetroCard For TransfersThe new Citywide Ferry Service routes will include Astoria, South Brooklyn, the
Citywide Ferry Plan Will Not Integrate With MTA’s MetroCard For Transfers
DNA Info / Posted 7 days ago
The new Citywide Ferry Service routes will include Astoria, South Brooklyn, the Lower East Side, Soundview in The Bronx and Rockaway Beach. View Full Caption BROOKLYN — The planned Citywide Ferry System will begin service in the spring of 2017 with... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Pahrump could get first public transportation systemThe first public transportation program could come to Pahrump as officials said
Pahrump could get first public transportation system
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 7 days ago
The first public transportation program could come to Pahrump as officials said the need for a mass transit system has increased among all walks of the county's population. The Nye County Transportation Commission on Wednesday presented a brief... Read more
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Orange County Register
County officials will weigh in on Anaheim's proposed $318 million streetcarANAHEIM – A newly created ad-hoc transportation committee will recommend by the
County officials will weigh in on Anaheim's proposed $318 million streetcar
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
ANAHEIM – A newly created ad-hoc transportation committee will recommend by the end of this year whether Anaheim’s proposed $318 million streetcar should be derailed or continue chugging along. City officials are studying alternate routes for the... Read more
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Rappler
House OKs mandatory installation of speed limiters for PUVsREGULATE SPEED. The proposed speed limiters act is intended to help curb the nu
House OKs mandatory installation of speed limiters for PUVs
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
REGULATE SPEED. The proposed speed limiters act is intended to help curb the number of speed-related road accidents. Rappler file photo MANILA, Philippines – In a bid to curb the number of speed-related road accidents, the House of Representatives... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCThe Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board approved a fare inc
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 8 days ago
The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board approved a fare increase and some route changes to save money. (Photo/File) By Liz Segrist The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board of directors voted unanimously... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCThe Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board approved a fare inc
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 8 days ago
The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board approved a fare increase and some route changes to save money. (Photo/File) By Liz Segrist The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority board of directors voted unanimously... Read more
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DNA Info
PODCAST: Breaking Down Barriers in NYC CyclingLiz Patek rides all over the city in clothes she would wear to dinner or a meet
PODCAST: Breaking Down Barriers in NYC Cycling
DNA Info / Posted 8 days ago
Liz Patek rides all over the city in clothes she would wear to dinner or a meeting, she said. View Full Caption UPPER WEST SIDE — A longtime local who "was sick of not looking nice on a bicycle" is on a mission to combat the notion that cyclists... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Kane County supports artwork idea for Geneva bus shelters“I think this is a great idea,” said Kane County Board member Mike Kenyon, R-So
Kane County supports artwork idea for Geneva bus shelters
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
“I think this is a great idea,” said Kane County Board member Mike Kenyon, R-South Elgin. “Maybe the state will catch on.” The Geneva Cultural Arts Commission initiative will place artwork by Geneva High School students on bus shelters in the city,... Read more
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Geneva Republican
Kane County supports artwork idea for Geneva bus shelters“I think this is a great idea,” said Kane County Board member Mike Kenyon, R-So
Kane County supports artwork idea for Geneva bus shelters
Geneva Republican / Posted 9 days ago
“I think this is a great idea,” said Kane County Board member Mike Kenyon, R-South Elgin. “Maybe the state will catch on.” The Geneva Cultural Arts Commission initiative will place artwork by Geneva High School students on bus shelters in the city,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
No Field of Dreams: New Terrebonne High baseball complex pushed backBids for the school’s new baseball complex, budgeted for $561,000, were more th
No Field of Dreams: New Terrebonne High baseball complex pushed back
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Bids for the school’s new baseball complex, budgeted for $561,000, were more than $1 million and rejected by the School Board during Tuesday night’s meeting. The project is being paid for by the parish government. “The cheapest bid was $1.2 million.... Read more
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