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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island Community Board schedule for week of Oct. 3- New Springville - Oakwood - Ocean Breeze - Old Town - Richmond - South Beach
Staten Island Community Board schedule for week of Oct. 3
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 hours ago
- New Springville - Oakwood - Ocean Breeze - Old Town - Richmond - South Beach - Todt Hill - Travis There is a Traffic and Transportation Committee meeting on Monday, Oct. 3, at 7:30p.m. regarding a proposed application to the New York City Taxi... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Kentucky amends 'Real ID' request as Oct. 10 deadline nearswon't be enough to board an airplane for a domestic flight. Hack is scheduled
Kentucky amends 'Real ID' request as Oct. 10 deadline nears
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 20 hours ago
won't be enough to board an airplane for a domestic flight. Hack is scheduled to brief the General Assembly's interim transportation committee about Real ID on Tuesday. He said in an interview that he is "encouraged" that Homeland Security... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lawmakers wary ‘blanket’ powers for traffic encroach on LGU functionsthose who would wield the powers “have yet to come up with concrete projects.”
Lawmakers wary ‘blanket’ powers for traffic encroach on LGU functions
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 hours ago
those who would wield the powers “have yet to come up with concrete projects.” Rep. Cesar Sarmiento, chair of the House transportation committee, which is deliberating on the proposed grant of emergency powers, said his panel has not suspended... Read more
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The Mercury News
South Bay’s dirty freeways are getting dirtierCaltrans to discuss the littering and staffing levels and a possible pitch for
South Bay’s dirty freeways are getting dirtier
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Caltrans to discuss the littering and staffing levels and a possible pitch for emergency funds. Beall, head of the Senate Transportation Committee, blames Silicon Valley’s high-cost of living. “When an opening comes up in Bakersfield or Fresno,... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Getting around downtown just got a lot easieryou can get a monthly pass for $20. If you want to stop and get something to e
Getting around downtown just got a lot easier
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
you can get a monthly pass for $20. If you want to stop and get something to eat or drink, you simply drop off the bike at a station and pick up another one when you are ready. The bike share program is ran by the Regional Transportation Commit... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Urbana City Schools board member killed in three-vehicle crashthe school board in the fall, he told the Springfield News-Sun he also voluntee
Urbana City Schools board member killed in three-vehicle crash
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
the school board in the fall, he told the Springfield News-Sun he also volunteered with the American Cancer Society, the Transportation Committee of Champaign County, and the Logan and Champaign County Mental Health Board. “He was always willing... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Urbana City Schools board member killed in three-vehicle crashthe school board in the fall, he told the Springfield News-Sun he also voluntee
Urbana City Schools board member killed in three-vehicle crash
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
the school board in the fall, he told the Springfield News-Sun he also volunteered with the American Cancer Society, the Transportation Committee of Champaign County, and the Logan and Champaign County Mental Health Board. “He was always willing... Read more
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CNBC
Hoboken crash: New Jersey Transit train didn't have positive train controlsupposed to have PTC installed on their lines by Dec. 31, 2015. But they got a
Hoboken crash: New Jersey Transit train didn't have positive train control
CNBC / Posted yesterday
supposed to have PTC installed on their lines by Dec. 31, 2015. But they got a three-year extension after telling the House Transportation Committee they could not finish the work by the deadline and complaining about being saddled with an "unfunded... Read more
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CNET
FCC revises controversial set-top box proposalas Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) who helped write the 1996 Telecommunications Act an
FCC revises controversial set-top box proposal
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
as Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) who helped write the 1996 Telecommunications Act and is a member of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, applauded the FCC's efforts. "Consumers have been waiting for twenty years for a truly competitive... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Fairfield Letter: Tetreau Supports McCarthy Vaheya track record of improving safety and accessibility for Fairfield’s pedestrian
Fairfield Letter: Tetreau Supports McCarthy Vahey
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 2 days ago
a track record of improving safety and accessibility for Fairfield’s pedestrians and bicyclists. She serves on the House Transportation Committee and is committed to improving our roads, and improving Metro North’s safety and efficiency. More... Read more
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NBC News
Train in New Jersey crash didn't have this key safety systemsupposed to have PST installed on their lines by Dec. 31, 2015. But they got a
Train in New Jersey crash didn't have this key safety system
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
supposed to have PST installed on their lines by Dec. 31, 2015. But they got a three-year extension after telling the House Transportation Committee they could not finish the work by the deadline and complaining about being saddled with an "unfunded... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Gas tax could double for Louisiana drivers to pay for roadsfrom I-20 to I-220 to six lanes. "We have got to have new money," says Shrevep
Gas tax could double for Louisiana drivers to pay for roads
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
from I-20 to I-220 to six lanes. "We have got to have new money," says Shreveport Rep. Barbara Norton, who is on the House Transportation Committee. "We're at a standstill right now where the only options that are on the table right now are the... Read more
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Philly.com
Wildstein: Christie press secretary told of retaliatory bridge schemeinstructs two hit men how to clean up a dead body. The text was sent the same
Wildstein: Christie press secretary told of retaliatory bridge scheme
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
instructs two hit men how to clean up a dead body. The text was sent the same day Baroni would testify before the Assembly Transportation Committee. At the Sept. 11 ceremony in Manhattan, Wildstien explained, he gathered with Christie, Baroni,... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Bunker Lake Blvd. project dead for 2016“The project has been stuck in limbo.” “It’s beyond frustrating,” said County C
Bunker Lake Blvd. project dead for 2016
ABC Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
“The project has been stuck in limbo.” “It’s beyond frustrating,” said County Commissioner Scott Schulte, who chairs the transportation committee. According to Kevin Gutknecht, MnDOT communications director, the long delay in making a decision... Read more
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redOrbit
Big win for NASA: Congress mandates a mission to Mars26, 2016 by Chuck Bednar The US Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Big win for NASA: Congress mandates a mission to Mars
redOrbit / Posted 2 days ago
26, 2016 by Chuck Bednar The US Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee has passed a bipartisan bill that authorizes spending for a manned mission to Mars, but there’s a... Read more
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Philly.com
Wildstein: Christie press secretary told of retaliatory bridge schemecourt that Baroni lied to a legislative committee investigating the lane closur
Wildstein: Christie press secretary told of retaliatory bridge scheme
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
court that Baroni lied to a legislative committee investigating the lane closures. Baroni appeared before the Assembly Transportation Committee on Nov. 25, 2013, and said the lane closures were part of a traffic study. Wildstein testified that... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Tinkering with Signal Sequence Improves Traffic Safetyhave a huge problem with pedestrian safety here in the city of Los Angeles," sa
Tinkering with Signal Sequence Improves Traffic Safety
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
have a huge problem with pedestrian safety here in the city of Los Angeles," said Mike Bonin, chair of the City Council's transportation committee. "And so we're determined to fix that with ... Vision Zero." Los Angeles has also been adjusting... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Eastern Parkway construction set to begin in Novembersaid. With the project set to begin in a matter of weeks, the water company pr
Eastern Parkway construction set to begin in November
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
said. With the project set to begin in a matter of weeks, the water company presented a final update for the Metro Council transportation committee and the council members had very few questions and were very pleased with all of the plans for the... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Post-fire long-term care delay frustrates seniorsfacility during the rebuild “goes beyond common sense.” During a Monday meetin
Post-fire long-term care delay frustrates seniors
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 3 days ago
facility during the rebuild “goes beyond common sense.” During a Monday meeting of the municipality’s Land Planning and Transportation Committee, it was announced development of the long-term care facility was stalled. Council is willing to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Warrenville celebrates flood-relief projectshad to be replaced because it was nearing the end of its useful life, said Don
Warrenville celebrates flood-relief projects
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
had to be replaced because it was nearing the end of its useful life, said Don Puchalski, chairman of the county board's transportation committee. But the bridge was widened to improve the flow of river water. As a result, Puchalski said, "We... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
New bill targets use of school landFrom the Sept. 23 issue of Michigan Township Insights: The Senate Transportatio
New bill targets use of school land
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
From the Sept. 23 issue of Michigan Township Insights: The Senate Transportation Committee reported legislation that would further erode township control over school property. SB-953, introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R-Wells Township), would... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Good Question: Should the Move Over Law be changed?so we move over for any obstruction in the right hand lane." Pat asked state S
Good Question: Should the Move Over Law be changed?
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 4 days ago
so we move over for any obstruction in the right hand lane." Pat asked state Senator Joe Robach, who sits on the Senate Transportation Committee, if that's possible. Taney: "What about all cars?" Robach: "it's certainly something we'll take a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
NETCAST for TuesdayThe Whitehall-Coplay School Board at its monthly operations and transportation
NETCAST for Tuesday
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
The Whitehall-Coplay School Board at its monthly operations and transportation committee meeting Monday afternoon said it preferred a full feasibility study of all of its facilities at a cost of $74,000 as opposed to a partial study costing less than... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Muhlenberg Prof Chris Borick talks first presidential debateThe Whitehall-Coplay School Board at its monthly operations and transportation
Muhlenberg Prof Chris Borick talks first presidential debate
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
The Whitehall-Coplay School Board at its monthly operations and transportation committee meeting Monday afternoon said it preferred a full feasibility study of all of its facilities at a cost of $74,000 as opposed to a partial study costing less than... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Debate analysis, Houston shooting, Frisco teen sentenced: Your Monday morning news roundup | Politicsto focus on a second light rail line downtown before the long-delayed Cotton Be
Debate analysis, Houston shooting, Frisco teen sentenced: Your Monday morning news roundup | Politics
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
to focus on a second light rail line downtown before the long-delayed Cotton Belt rail line in the suburbs. The city's transportation committee will forward a resolution to the City Council next month that urges DART to prioritize the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Whitehall School Board favors full feasibility studyThe Whitehall-Coplay School Board at its monthly operations and transportation
Whitehall School Board favors full feasibility study
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
The Whitehall-Coplay School Board at its monthly operations and transportation committee meeting Monday afternoon said it preferred a full feasibility study of all of its facilities at a cost of $74,000 as opposed to a partial study costing less than... Read more
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11 News Houston
Drawings reveal more details into controversial plan for deck park near Dallas Zooa meeting at City Hall. The District Four council member has been very critica
Drawings reveal more details into controversial plan for deck park near Dallas Zoo
11 News Houston / Posted 4 days ago
a meeting at City Hall. The District Four council member has been very critical of the current deck park idea. During a Transportation Committee briefing over the renderings, on Monday, she argued neighbors in the Tenth Street community have... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Long-term care, high-profile projects stalledon the back burner. That’s the message administration had for councillors at M
Long-term care, high-profile projects stalled
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 4 days ago
on the back burner. That’s the message administration had for councillors at Monday’s meeting of the Land Planning and Transportation Committee. The meeting was a chance to hear updates on a list of this year’s contentious projects; the... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Drawings reveal more details into controversial plan for deck park near Dallas Zooa meeting at City Hall. The District Four council member has been very critica
Drawings reveal more details into controversial plan for deck park near Dallas Zoo
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
a meeting at City Hall. The District Four council member has been very critical of the current deck park idea. During a Transportation Committee briefing over the renderings, on Monday, she argued neighbors in the Tenth Street community have... Read more
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The Hill
House panel tees up debate on water bill without Flint fundingrelated to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. The provision — which was includ
House panel tees up debate on water bill without Flint funding
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
related to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. The provision — which was included in the version easily approved by the Transportation Committee earlier this year — would have ensured that money collected for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund is... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas leaders want DART subway before suburban service | Transportationto focus on a second light rail line downtown before the long-delayed Cotton Be
Dallas leaders want DART subway before suburban service | Transportation
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
to focus on a second light rail line downtown before the long-delayed Cotton Belt rail line in the suburbs. The city's transportation committee will forward a resolution to the City Council next month that urges DART to prioritize the... Read more
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The Hill
Dems highlight more concerns with House waterways billDeFazio wrote in a letter to the panel on Monday. The provision – which was in
Dems highlight more concerns with House waterways bill
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
DeFazio wrote in a letter to the panel on Monday. The provision – which was included in the version easily approved by the Transportation Committee earlier this year – would have ensured that money collected for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund is... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
PA General Assembly reconvenes to discuss dozens of billsquestions that are the same as the civics test given to immigrants hoping to be
PA General Assembly reconvenes to discuss dozens of bills
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 5 days ago
questions that are the same as the civics test given to immigrants hoping to become by U.S. citizens. Meanwhile, the House Transportation committee will take a look at bills allowing for the use of automated license plate readers, as the senate... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle Council seeks to expand lower speed limits to smaller neighborhood arterialslengthy process. “I would hate to keep those at 30 mph any longer than they ne
Seattle Council seeks to expand lower speed limits to smaller neighborhood arterials
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
lengthy process. “I would hate to keep those at 30 mph any longer than they need to be,” he told the Sustainability & Transportation Committee, which passed his amendment 4-0. Residential-area speed limits would drop citywide from 25 mph to... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Council to assess tax policy proposal to provinceand an update on the southern rural water and sewer projects, at its 4 p.m. mee
Council to assess tax policy proposal to province
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 5 days ago
and an update on the southern rural water and sewer projects, at its 4 p.m. meeting on Tuesday. The Land Planning and Transportation Committee will hear updates on the long-term care facility at Willow Square, and on the Conklin Multiplex, at... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Did you get your parking ticket in one of the city's enforcement hot spots?I said, ‘Oh, I’m leaving’ and she said, ‘I already gave you a ticket.’” Counci
Did you get your parking ticket in one of the city's enforcement hot spots?
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
I said, ‘Oh, I’m leaving’ and she said, ‘I already gave you a ticket.’” Councilmember Yolanda Adrean, who heads the city’s transportation committee, says the number one complaint against the city’s parking enforcement is the aggressive... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No blanket authority to DOTrof emergency powers as among the urgent administration measures for immediate p
No blanket authority to DOTr
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
of emergency powers as among the urgent administration measures for immediate passage into law by Congress. The House transportation committee chaired by Catanduanes Rep. Cesar Sarmiento created a subcommittee that will consolidate 10 bills... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Missing for 109 days: a public meeting by NJ Transit board of directorsbuses safely. "There’s no excuse to not have public meetings," said John Wisni
Missing for 109 days: a public meeting by NJ Transit board of directors
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
buses safely. "There’s no excuse to not have public meetings," said John Wisniewski, D-Middlesex, who leads the Assembly’s transportation committee. "They have absolutely no reason to be operating in the dark." The agency gives no official reason... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Taxi groups crafting legislation to hit Uber with wheelchair mandatebill's crafters hope it will be sponsored by Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a Man
Taxi groups crafting legislation to hit Uber with wheelchair mandate
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 days ago
bill's crafters hope it will be sponsored by Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a Manhattan Democrat who chairs the council's Transportation Committee. A spokesman for Rodriguez said the councilman has not seen the draft. “It’s a good start,” said... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Texas governors, past and present, trade time in national spotlightstate extracts tax money from pretty much every Texan. We'll keep a close eye o
Texas governors, past and present, trade time in national spotlight
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 6 days ago
state extracts tax money from pretty much every Texan. We'll keep a close eye on this one. Also on Wednesday, the House Transportation Committee will examine whether the state's plan for moving traffic during disasters needs any tinkering. This... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas governors, past and present, trade time in national spotlightstate extracts tax money from pretty much every Texans. We'll keep a close eye
Texas governors, past and present, trade time in national spotlight
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 6 days ago
state extracts tax money from pretty much every Texans. We'll keep a close eye on this one. Also on Wednesday, the House Transportation Committee will examine the state's plan for moving traffic during disasters needs any tinkering. This carries... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hawthorn Woods resident takes on Lake County Board chairmanrelated hazards. She wants to see more done to spread information and ensure pr
Hawthorn Woods resident takes on Lake County Board chairman
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
related hazards. She wants to see more done to spread information and ensure protocols are in place. Lawlor, who is on the transportation committee of the National Association of Counties, said it is an important issue but rail shipments are under... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Bad weather grounds governor, state planetold mechanics overhauled the 50-year-old, four-seat Cessna a couple of years a
Bad weather grounds governor, state plane
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 7 days ago
told mechanics overhauled the 50-year-old, four-seat Cessna a couple of years ago. The chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, Sen. Dick Mazza, told WCAX News he thought the plane was grounded and he was surprised to hear the... Read more
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Daily Journal
NJ lawmakers hear testimony on distracted driving billstarted their move toward increasing the legal restrictions on what drivers can
NJ lawmakers hear testimony on distracted driving bill
Daily Journal / Posted 8 days ago
started their move toward increasing the legal restrictions on what drivers can do behind the wheel. While the Assembly Transportation Committee did not vote on four bills under consideration, lawmakers heard detailed testimony Thursday from... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
2016 Voters Guide: Brainerd School Boardoffice experience: "Currently serve as chair of the city's Charter Commission.
2016 Voters Guide: Brainerd School Board
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
office experience: "Currently serve as chair of the city's Charter Commission. Since 1996 have served on the city's Transportation Committee. Currently serve on Brainerd's Citizens Facilities Committee and the Brainerd Lakes Regional... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Deadline looms for Oregon to update DMV IDs for air travelID card instead of messing with our IDs,” said Sen. Lee Beyer, a Eugene Democra
Deadline looms for Oregon to update DMV IDs for air travel
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 8 days ago
ID card instead of messing with our IDs,” said Sen. Lee Beyer, a Eugene Democrat who chairs the Senate business and transportation committee. McClellan, the DMV head, said the agency will apply for another exemption with Homeland Security,... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Deadline looms for Oregon to update DMV IDs for air travelID card instead of messing with our IDs,” said Sen. Lee Beyer, a Eugene Democra
Deadline looms for Oregon to update DMV IDs for air travel
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
ID card instead of messing with our IDs,” said Sen. Lee Beyer, a Eugene Democrat who chairs the Senate business and transportation committee. McClellan, the DMV head, said the agency will apply for another exemption with Homeland Security,... Read more
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The Herald News
A split decision: With comment period closing what comes next for South Coast Raillook at whether we can do three” at peak times. On costs, Rep. William Strauss
A split decision: With comment period closing what comes next for South Coast Rail
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
look at whether we can do three” at peak times. On costs, Rep. William Strauss, D-Mattapoisett, co-chairman of the joint transportation committee, told The Herald News shortly after the state announcement in June they believe the Middleborough... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brooklyn man launches tirade at neighborhood committee over Citi Bikesis asked to leave soon after this clash Eric McClure, co-founder of the Park S
Brooklyn man launches tirade at neighborhood committee over Citi Bikes
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
is asked to leave soon after this clash Eric McClure, co-founder of the Park Slope Neighbors group and co-chair of the CB6 Transportation Committee, tweeted the video and said some in the area are against the Citi Bike scheme as the bikes can block... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
NJ road costs are highest in nation, and growing, controversial study finds againwrong to begin with, and I’m sure they’re wrong again, said John Wisniewski, D
NJ road costs are highest in nation, and growing, controversial study finds again
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
wrong to begin with, and I’m sure they’re wrong again, said John Wisniewski, D – Middlesex, who chairs the State Assembly’s transportation committee. “The Reason Found calculates numbers to support an ideological agenda.” David Hartgen, who authors... Read more
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