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Greenwich Time
Feds propose two-person train crewsand enforce this significant safety measure,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a m
Feds propose two-person train crews
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
and enforce this significant safety measure,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee. “The cost is well worth the long term savings in injuries and other expense that would result from... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Feds propose two-person train crewsand enforce this significant safety measure,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a m
Feds propose two-person train crews
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
and enforce this significant safety measure,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee. “The cost is well worth the long term savings in injuries and other expense that would result from... Read more
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Philly.com
Of tee times at Merion and truffle mac-and-cheese: How donors, sponsors play 'schmoozing game' at DNCChallenge" charity batting practice at Citizens Bank Park - featuring Democrats
Of tee times at Merion and truffle mac-and-cheese: How donors, sponsors play 'schmoozing game' at DNC
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Challenge" charity batting practice at Citizens Bank Park - featuring Democrats on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, and the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Other sponsors included trade groups for the gas,... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta, MARTA weigh $2M in accessibility work31, 2013. The rest were delayed by challenges to right of way acquisitions, sta
Atlanta, MARTA weigh $2M in accessibility work
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
31, 2013. The rest were delayed by challenges to right of way acquisitions, staff told this week’s meeting of the Council’s Transportation Committee. The new agreement would aim to have the work completed by Dec. 31, 2018. Atlanta would use $2... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Blasting the GOP, Eddie Bernice Johnson says she 'didn't realize my state was so evil and mean'her "every time they need something done on transportation." "And I deliver,"
Blasting the GOP, Eddie Bernice Johnson says she 'didn't realize my state was so evil and mean'
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
her "every time they need something done on transportation." "And I deliver," said Johnson, a longtime member of the House Transportation Committee. "There's nowhere in Texas I haven't touched." She said Texans need to "look out for the poor... Read more
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The Daily Siftings Herald
EDCCC hears from Wrighta rail spur in the Clark County Industrial Park. The money for the story will b
EDCCC hears from Wright
The Daily Siftings Herald / Posted 3 days ago
a rail spur in the Clark County Industrial Park. The money for the story will be reimbursed. • A report from the EDCCC’s transportation committee was presented. The committee has made a recommendation that the Alliance will present a specific... Read more
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MLive.com
Where the money falls in Michigan's most crowded state House primariesand Grosse Pointe Shores. It's currently represented by Brian Banks, D-Detroit.
Where the money falls in Michigan's most crowded state House primaries
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
and Grosse Pointe Shores. It's currently represented by Brian Banks, D-Detroit. Banks is the ranking Democrat on the House Transportation Committee and started a workgroup to fight the emergency manager law. But he's been plagued by legal troubles... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
New Cut Road repaving to begin in AugustRoad. A ranking formula was used to select roads that have poor pavement qualit
New Cut Road repaving to begin in August
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Road. A ranking formula was used to select roads that have poor pavement quality with high traffic volumes. According to Transportation Committee Chairman Tom Arthur, the state Department of Transportation identified 650 miles of secondary roads... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Region could land airport responsibilitieshad hoped to first discuss the staff recommendation with town council before se
Region could land airport responsibilities
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
had hoped to first discuss the staff recommendation with town council before seeing support of any kind coming from the transportation committee. The approved motion will now go to Niagara’s municipalities to determine whether they are on... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Region could land airport responsibilitieshad hoped to first discuss the staff recommendation with town council before se
Region could land airport responsibilities
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
had hoped to first discuss the staff recommendation with town council before seeing support of any kind coming from the transportation committee. The approved motion will now go to Niagara’s municipalities to determine whether they are on... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Region could land airport responsibilitieshad hoped to first discuss the staff recommendation with town council before se
Region could land airport responsibilities
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
had hoped to first discuss the staff recommendation with town council before seeing support of any kind coming from the transportation committee. The approved motion will now go to Niagara’s municipalities to determine whether they are on... Read more
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11 News Houston
Texas bullet train opponents hope to block project next yearoversight," Metcalf said in a statement. State Sen. Robert Nichols, a Jacksonv
Texas bullet train opponents hope to block project next year
11 News Houston / Posted 4 days ago
oversight," Metcalf said in a statement. State Sen. Robert Nichols, a Jacksonville Republican who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee, said when the decision was released, "there was joy and celebration in the heartland of Texas,"... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Texas bullet train opponents hope to block project next yearoversight," Metcalf said in a statement. State Sen. Robert Nichols, a Jacksonv
Texas bullet train opponents hope to block project next year
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
oversight," Metcalf said in a statement. State Sen. Robert Nichols, a Jacksonville Republican who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee, said when the decision was released, "there was joy and celebration in the heartland of Texas,"... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope To Block Project Next Yearoversight," Metcalf said in a statement. State Sen. Robert Nichols, a Jacksonv
Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope To Block Project Next Year
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
oversight," Metcalf said in a statement. State Sen. Robert Nichols, a Jacksonville Republican who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee, said when the decision was released, "there was joy and celebration in the heartland of Texas,"... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope to Block Project Next Year - Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope to Block Project Next Year by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune July 26 2016 The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a pri...oversight," Metcalf said in a statement. State Sen. Robert Nichols, a Jacksonv
Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope to Block Project Next Year - Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope to Block Project Next Year by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune July 26 2016 The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a pri...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
oversight," Metcalf said in a statement. State Sen. Robert Nichols, a Jacksonville Republican who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee, said when the decision was released, "there was joy and celebration in the heartland of Texas,"... Read more
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11 News Houston
High-speed rail opponents hope to block project next yearoversight," Metcalf said in a statement. State Sen. Robert Nichols, a Jacksonv
High-speed rail opponents hope to block project next year
11 News Houston / Posted 4 days ago
oversight," Metcalf said in a statement. State Sen. Robert Nichols, a Jacksonville Republican who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee, said when the decision was released, "there was joy and celebration in the heartland of Texas,"... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Sides form over state compliance with fed Real ID lawversion of a driver's license rather than one compliant with Real ID. Sen. Thom
Sides form over state compliance with fed Real ID law
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
version of a driver's license rather than one compliant with Real ID. Sen. Thomas McGee, a Lynn Democrat who co-chairs the Transportation Committee, dubbed the lower tier a "Massachusetts-only" license, and said applicants would still need to meet... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Lawmakers send real id bill to Baker, agree to his license amendmentversion of a driver’s license rather than a Real ID-compliant one. Sen. Thomas
Lawmakers send real id bill to Baker, agree to his license amendment
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
version of a driver’s license rather than a Real ID-compliant one. Sen. Thomas McGee, a Lynn Democrat who co-chairs the Transportation Committee, dubbed the lower tier a “Massachusetts-only” license and said applicants would still need to meet... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lawmakers send real ID bill to Bakerversion of a driver's license rather than a Real ID-compliant one. Sen. Thomas
Lawmakers send real ID bill to Baker
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
version of a driver's license rather than a Real ID-compliant one. Sen. Thomas McGee, a Lynn Democrat who co-chairs the Transportation Committee, dubbed the lower tier a "Massachusetts-only" license and said applicants would still need to meet... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
State proposes Metro North fare hiketo Malloy’s plan, and social media sites quickly lit up with with complaints.
State proposes Metro North fare hike
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
to Malloy’s plan, and social media sites quickly lit up with with complaints. State Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton and a transportation committee member, said commuters have no choice but to swallow fare increases and vowed to fight the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
State proposes Metro North fare hiketo Malloy’s plan, and social media sites quickly lit up with with complaints.
State proposes Metro North fare hike
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
to Malloy’s plan, and social media sites quickly lit up with with complaints. State Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton and a transportation committee member, said commuters have no choice but to swallow fare increases and vowed to fight the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Three challenge Young for 26th District seatbypass and Highway 167, up the priority list for receiving transportation packa
Three challenge Young for 26th District seat
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
bypass and Highway 167, up the priority list for receiving transportation package money. And he would seek to give the transportation committee oversight of the inner workings of the Department of Transportation to cut bureaucracy and improve... Read more
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Greenwich Time
State proposes Metro North fare hiketo Malloy’s plan, and social media sites quickly lit up with with complaints.
State proposes Metro North fare hike
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
to Malloy’s plan, and social media sites quickly lit up with with complaints. State Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton and a transportation committee member, said commuters have no choice but to swallow fare increases and vowed to fight the... Read more
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The News-Times
State proposes Metro North fare hiketo Malloy’s plan, and social media sites quickly lit up with with complaints.
State proposes Metro North fare hike
The News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
to Malloy’s plan, and social media sites quickly lit up with with complaints. State Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton and a transportation committee member, said commuters have no choice but to swallow fare increases and vowed to fight the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Disclosures: Incumbent DesJarlais being out spent 3-to-1 in congressional raceto legislative candidates so far is operated by the state's liquor wholesalers
Disclosures: Incumbent DesJarlais being out spent 3-to-1 in congressional race
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
to legislative candidates so far is operated by the state's liquor wholesalers and the top recipient of PAC money is Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville. The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Tennessee PAC handed out... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
State proposes Metro North fare hiketo Malloy’s plan, and social media sites quickly lit up with with complaints.
State proposes Metro North fare hike
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
to Malloy’s plan, and social media sites quickly lit up with with complaints. State Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton and a transportation committee member, said commuters have no choice but to swallow fare increases and vowed to fight the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Local, rail officials won't get $110 million grant for South Side projectsAchievement of National Efficiencies. "I'm very disappointed," said Democratic
Local, rail officials won't get $110 million grant for South Side projects
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Achievement of National Efficiencies. "I'm very disappointed," said Democratic U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, who is on the House transportation committee. He said he would meet with DOT officials to find out why Illinois did not get the money and what... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Critics see transportation department lagging as cities push walkable streetsand Transportation Department is standing in the way of us making it more safe,
Critics see transportation department lagging as cities push walkable streets
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
and Transportation Department is standing in the way of us making it more safe," said Petty, chairman of the council's transportation committee and development associate with the University of Arkansas Community Design Center. "I think this is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
On street design, city pressing state to bendand Transportation Department is standing in the way of us making it more safe,
On street design, city pressing state to bend
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
and Transportation Department is standing in the way of us making it more safe," said Petty, chairman of the council's transportation committee and development associate with the University of Arkansas Community Design Center. "I think this is... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Kronberg, Aspen ‘community activist,’ is out working for youToni Kronberg’s belly is full of butterflies. The Elected Officials Transporta
Kronberg, Aspen ‘community activist,’ is out working for you
The Aspen Times / Posted 7 days ago
Toni Kronberg’s belly is full of butterflies. The Elected Officials Transportation Committee meeting is set to begin in about half an hour and Kronberg is planning to speak about an issue she feels strongly about. Kronberg is an old pro at this sort... Read more
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DNA Info
Work to Begin on Jay Street's New Parking-Protected Bike Lanethe project is completed, according to a DOT spokeswoman. When the DOT present
Work to Begin on Jay Street's New Parking-Protected Bike Lane
DNA Info / Posted 7 days ago
the project is completed, according to a DOT spokeswoman. When the DOT presented the final street design to the board’s transportation committee in June, the committee could not come to a consensus on approving changes to the Manhattan Bridge... Read more
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DNA Info
Tourism Group Proposes Street Sign To Honor Its Founder, Stan Brooks' Wifethey went and said they were from New York City, they always got a big smile,"
Tourism Group Proposes Street Sign To Honor Its Founder, Stan Brooks' Wife
DNA Info / Posted 7 days ago
they went and said they were from New York City, they always got a big smile," Morse told Community Board 4’s transportation committee on Wednesday. "But people would say, ‘I’d love to go to New York, but it’s too big, too scary, too... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Transportation Enhancement Projects up for reviewMACOMB – The Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce’s Transportation Committee heard u
Transportation Enhancement Projects up for review
McDonough County Voice / Posted 7 days ago
MACOMB – The Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce’s Transportation Committee heard updates from IDOT about upcoming transportation projects. IDOT representative Simon Allwen said IDOT is funded for a full year, making $29 million available for Illinois... Read more
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The Maui News
Airport Access Road’s final phase is now openlike all these years to get to the airport." Sen. J. Kalani English, the state
Airport Access Road’s final phase is now open
The Maui News / Posted 7 days ago
like all these years to get to the airport." Sen. J. Kalani English, the state Senate majority leader and a former Senate Transportation Committee chairman, recalled working on expanding roadways to the airport over the years with House Speaker... Read more
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Daily Record
Deal on transportation funding still too flawedmerit in those tax-cut ideas, but the affordability question remains; Assemblym
Deal on transportation funding still too flawed
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
merit in those tax-cut ideas, but the affordability question remains; Assemblyman John Wisniewski, chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee, isn’t bashful about insisting New Jersey needs the additional gas-tax revenue without the balancing... Read more
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ajc.com
PARKAtlanta may get month-to-month contract extensionmeter operator may stay on the job on a month-to-month basis as the city seeks
PARKAtlanta may get month-to-month contract extension
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
meter operator may stay on the job on a month-to-month basis as the city seeks a potential successor. The City Council Transportation Committee this week will consider an ordinance extending the agreement with PARKAtlanta to operate the city’s... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budgetfor the opening of the double-decker highway project was early 2019. Sen. Curt
Seattle tunnel project $223 million over budget
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 days ago
for the opening of the double-decker highway project was early 2019. Sen. Curtis King (R-Yakima), the Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, said increasing toll rates to use the completed tunnel could help offset project overruns. "The... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
EOTC approves $500,000 to fund broad entrance to Aspen studysolution to traffic woes at the entrance to Aspen and the upper Roaring Fork Va
EOTC approves $500,000 to fund broad entrance to Aspen study
Aspen Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
solution to traffic woes at the entrance to Aspen and the upper Roaring Fork Valley, was approved by the Elected Officials Transportation Committee on Thursday evening. The study includes an allocation toward a potentially controversial cell phone... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DeKalb police give safety lesson to Camp Discover participantsis part of a bigger plan to help the city of DeKalb in its quest to be designat
DeKalb police give safety lesson to Camp Discover participants
Daily Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
is part of a bigger plan to help the city of DeKalb in its quest to be designated a bike-friendly community. The Active Transportation Committee, which is part of the Live Healthy DeKalb collaborative with the DeKalb County Department of Health,... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Committee approves $494k for entrance studythe so-called “preferred alternative” route through the Marolt-Thomas Open Spac
Committee approves $494k for entrance study
The Aspen Times / Posted 9 days ago
the so-called “preferred alternative” route through the Marolt-Thomas Open Space, will be paid for using Elected Officials Transportation Committee money from an Aspen-area fund and a Snowmass Village fund, officials agreed Wednesday. Aspen City... Read more
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Island Packet
More money needed for Seattle's delayed tunnel projectbreakdown of the tunnel boring machine, known as Bertha. Rep. Judy Clibborn, D
More money needed for Seattle's delayed tunnel project
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
breakdown of the tunnel boring machine, known as Bertha. Rep. Judy Clibborn, D-Mercer Island and chairwoman of the House Transportation Committee, downplayed news of the cost overruns. "We have an issue, it is not a shock," she said at a... Read more
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Salon.com
More money needed for Seattle’s delayed tunnel projectbreakdown of the tunnel boring machine, known as Bertha. Rep. Judy Clibborn, D
More money needed for Seattle’s delayed tunnel project
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
breakdown of the tunnel boring machine, known as Bertha. Rep. Judy Clibborn, D-Mercer Island and chairwoman of the House Transportation Committee, downplayed news of the cost overruns. “We have an issue, it is not a shock,” she said at a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bertha’s woes grind on: more delay, higher cost for Highway 99 tunnelengineer for the Washington State Department of Transportation, in an interview
Bertha’s woes grind on: more delay, higher cost for Highway 99 tunnel
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
engineer for the Washington State Department of Transportation, in an interview after a session of the Legislature’s Joint Transportation Committee. Bertha has been grinding at a steady pace of close to 40 feet a day since April 29. The machine... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
To build bus terminal, Port Authority may have to seize private property on West Sidethat is not restricted to the footprint [the Port already owns],” said Christin
To build bus terminal, Port Authority may have to seize private property on West Side
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 days ago
that is not restricted to the footprint [the Port already owns],” said Christine Berthet, who co-chairs Community Board 4's transportation committee. “We are very concerned and very opposed to the idea of eminent domain on Ninth Avenue.” John... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
North Dakota fuel tax revenue drops with economic slowdownon the road due to the state's economic slowdown. Transportation Director Gran
North Dakota fuel tax revenue drops with economic slowdown
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 9 days ago
on the road due to the state's economic slowdown. Transportation Director Grant Levi told the Legislature's interim Transportation Committee Thursday fuel tax collections are projected to decline this year and remain flat through the next... Read more
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Boston Herald
Charlie Baker trying to prevent ‘freefall’ of T pension fundpost next month. The proposal could find support in the House, where Rep. Will
Charlie Baker trying to prevent ‘freefall’ of T pension fund
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
post next month. The proposal could find support in the House, where Rep. William Straus, co-chairman of the transportation committee, pointed to language approved by the committee but never passed last year that would have created a... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Urging support for MinterAs a member of the House Transportation Committee and Governor�s Rail Council,
Urging support for Minter
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 days ago
As a member of the House Transportation Committee and Governor�s Rail Council, I can attest to the leadership, accomplishments of Sue Minter while Vermont Irene recovery officer and secretary of transportation. Rutland has gained from an economic... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Support groups, clubs and servicesCenter, 811 S. 10th St. Blood drive, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Princeton Public Library,
Support groups, clubs and services
SaukValley.com / Posted 9 days ago
Center, 811 S. 10th St. Blood drive, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Princeton Public Library, 698 E. Peru St., 815-875-1331. Regional Transportation Committee Region 3 meeting, 10 a.m., Mendota Civic Center, 1901 Tom Merwin Drive, 815-433-5830. Blood... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
DOT meets with community on I-395 connector plansconnector could impact an estimated 54 properties and eight homes. The project
DOT meets with community on I-395 connector plans
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 10 days ago
connector could impact an estimated 54 properties and eight homes. The project has been criticized by a Bangor area transportation committee whose members felt they were pressured to vote for the I-395 project or risk losing federal funds... Read more
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The Mercury News
Traffic signal at Almendral and El Camino ready Aug. 1project since I've been on the council that we got through and done," he said T
Traffic signal at Almendral and El Camino ready Aug. 1
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
project since I've been on the council that we got through and done," he said Tuesday, a day after a meeting of the town's Transportation Committee. "We made a real effort, a real push to get it done. "I think we will end up with El Camino being a... Read more
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