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KVUE-TV Austin
No states require Uber/Lyft fingerprintsmustaches, five require special permits for drivers and none required fingerpri
No states require Uber/Lyft fingerprints
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 hours ago
mustaches, five require special permits for drivers and none required fingerprints. Based on the last number, Texas House Transportation Committee Chair state Rep. Joe Pickett (D-El Paso) suggests they'll be a tough sell to state lawmakers. "I... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Study: Elimination Of Texas Toll Roads Would Cost $24Ball tolls to go away. While a complete elimination is not feasible, Rep Joe Pi
Study: Elimination Of Texas Toll Roads Would Cost $24B
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 4 hours ago
all tolls to go away. While a complete elimination is not feasible, Rep Joe Pickett, D-El Paso, the chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said he believes some tolls could go away. The El Paso lawmaker said he also hopes this report... Read more
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MPNnow.com
School bus safety concernsare picking up or dropping off kids. It’s a rule many say is badly needed. Stat
School bus safety concerns
MPNnow.com / Posted 12 hours ago
are picking up or dropping off kids. It’s a rule many say is badly needed. State Senator Joe Robach, Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee in Albany, supports the proposed legislation. We asked him why it did not pass lass session when it... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
School bus safety concernsare picking up or dropping off kids. It’s a rule many say is badly needed. Sta
School bus safety concerns
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 17 hours ago
are picking up or dropping off kids. It’s a rule many say is badly needed. State Senator Joe Robach, Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee in Albany, supports the proposed legislation. We asked him why it did not pass lass session when it... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Commissioners cite need for more highway revenueis key. That’s why he applauded efforts this summer by Rep. Charles Busby, R-Ja
Commissioners cite need for more highway revenue
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
is key. That’s why he applauded efforts this summer by Rep. Charles Busby, R-Jackson County, to lead members of the House Transportation Committee to look at the degree of decay in infrastructure in each of the three transportation districts. “It... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
State to audit Scranton School District transportation costs$11 million. The upcoming audit will cover July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2016. Di
State to audit Scranton School District transportation costs
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
$11 million. The upcoming audit will cover July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2016. Director Robert Casey, chairman of the board’s transportation committee, voted for the contract extension. He said he hopes the state also looks at revamping the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hundreds stranded by HASD bus woesclass. “I will not have my kids waiting an hour or more for a bus pick-up,” sh
Hundreds stranded by HASD bus woes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 hours ago
class. “I will not have my kids waiting an hour or more for a bus pick-up,” she said. The head of the school board’s transportation committee, Bob Fiume, said that the board and administration need to sit down to discuss how this last-minute... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
State to audit district transportation costs$11 million. The upcoming audit will cover July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2016. Di
State to audit district transportation costs
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
$11 million. The upcoming audit will cover July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2016. Director Robert Casey, chairman of the board’s transportation committee, voted for the contract extension. He said he hopes the state also looks at revamping the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Lawmakers look to other states as they consider rules on Uber and other ride-sharing servicesAUSTIN — As cities and the state gear up for a possible battle over ride-sharin
Lawmakers look to other states as they consider rules on Uber and other ride-sharing services
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
AUSTIN — As cities and the state gear up for a possible battle over ride-sharing services, the House Transportation Committee looked to other states Tuesday for how to govern booming businesses like Uber and Lyft. Thirty-three states and Washington,... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Brief: Could Perry Soon be Dancing With the Stars? - The Brief: Could Perry Soon be Dancing With the Stars? by Alex Samuels The Texas Tribune Aug. 30 2016 The Big Conversation Former Gov. Rick Perry may be taking a break from campaigning to bu...calling on the state to ditch required STAAR exams while it “tries to iron out
The Brief: Could Perry Soon be Dancing With the Stars? - The Brief: Could Perry Soon be Dancing With the Stars? by Alex Samuels The Texas Tribune Aug. 30 2016 The Big Conversation Former Gov. Rick Perry may be taking a break from campaigning to bu...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
calling on the state to ditch required STAAR exams while it “tries to iron out STAAR’s many kinks.”The Day Ahead The House Transportation Committee will talk about Uber, Lyft and other transportation network companies during a morning hearing in... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Lobbyists see roads, bridges as priority for Mississippito find a way to get that diversion increase passed in the 2017 legislative ses
Lobbyists see roads, bridges as priority for Mississippi
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted yesterday
to find a way to get that diversion increase passed in the 2017 legislative session. The chairman of the state’s House transportation committee, Rep. Charles Busby, R-Jackson County, wants the lobbying actions taken by the groups to be just the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lobbyists see roads, bridges as priority for Mississippito find a way to get that diversion increase passed in the 2017 legislative ses
Lobbyists see roads, bridges as priority for Mississippi
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
to find a way to get that diversion increase passed in the 2017 legislative session. The chairman of the state’s House transportation committee, Rep. Charles Busby, R-Jackson County, wants the lobbying actions taken by the groups to be just the... Read more
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The Tyee
Burnaby Boom: From Bedroom ‘Burb to Growing Cityin self-contained little communities where you don’t have to travel much,” said
Burnaby Boom: From Bedroom ‘Burb to Growing City
The Tyee / Posted yesterday
in self-contained little communities where you don’t have to travel much,” said Sav Dhaliwal, vice-chair of the city’s transportation committee. “The less dependent we are on automobiles, the better we are on the long run.” Burnaby Mayor Derek... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
In Varied Ways, Costs Of GWB Scandal Add Upinvestigating the lane closures, said the scandal has further eroded citizens'
In Varied Ways, Costs Of GWB Scandal Add Up
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
investigating the lane closures, said the scandal has further eroded citizens' confidence in government. The Assembly transportation committee he chaired had been stonewalled in a separate probe of the Port Authority regarding steep toll hikes... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Nov. 1 is target for War Eagle Bridge fixis the best bid." The normal process for sending a project of this sort to the
Nov. 1 is target for War Eagle Bridge fix
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
is the best bid." The normal process for sending a project of this sort to the Quorum Court would require meetings of the Transportation Committee and the Finance Committee where the project and funding would be discussed. A Transportation... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Amtrak weighs additional routesthe one-yard line. But, we're certainly at the five or less," Barbin said Thurs
Amtrak weighs additional routes
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
the one-yard line. But, we're certainly at the five or less," Barbin said Thursday, two days after a meeting of the House Transportation Committee on which he serves. If Amtrak adds service in western Pennsylvania, it would represent the... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Why time is running out on plan to fix California’s roadsthe funds the public has trusted them with,” said Assemblyman Eric Linder, R-Co
Why time is running out on plan to fix California’s roads
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
the funds the public has trusted them with,” said Assemblyman Eric Linder, R-Corona, who is vice chairman of the assembly transportation committee. “We should prove to the citizens that we are responsible with their money.” Linder has previously... Read more
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Island Packet
How spending too little on roads has cost hundreds of lives in one state“will skid out of control and roll or hit something else,” said state Sen. Larr
How spending too little on roads has cost hundreds of lives in one state
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
“will skid out of control and roll or hit something else,” said state Sen. Larry Grooms, R-Berkeley, who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee. “The something else, too many times, is a tree.” In Grayson Lee’s case, it was a tree. $943... Read more
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NBC New York
In Varied Ways, Costs Of GWB Scandal Add Upinvestigating the lane closures, said the scandal has further eroded citizens'
In Varied Ways, Costs Of GWB Scandal Add Up
NBC New York / Posted 3 days ago
investigating the lane closures, said the scandal has further eroded citizens' confidence in government. The Assembly transportation committee he chaired had been stonewalled in a separate probe of the Port Authority regarding steep toll hikes... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
War Eagle Bridge work nearing approvalis the best bid." The normal process for sending a project of this sort to the
War Eagle Bridge work nearing approval
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
is the best bid." The normal process for sending a project of this sort to the Quorum Court would require meetings of the Transportation Committee and the Finance Committee where the project and funding would be discussed. A Transportation... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Might Seattle’s troubled Pronto bike-share system go all-electric?according to an Aug. 24 report to Council President Bruce Harrell and Councilme
Might Seattle’s troubled Pronto bike-share system go all-electric?
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
according to an Aug. 24 report to Council President Bruce Harrell and Councilmember Mike O’Brien, who chairs the council’s transportation committee. People used the system for 13,416 trips this July, down from 16,895 last July, according to the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bangor bridge named for late businessman Brent CrossBangor City Councilor Joe Perry testified in February before the Maine House of
Bangor bridge named for late businessman Brent Cross
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Bangor City Councilor Joe Perry testified in February before the Maine House of Representatives’ Transportation Committee in support of renaming the span, and it was later approved and passed by the Legislature, according to a news release issued by... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
HUD secretary to tour flooded areas, more help comingwho said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated
HUD secretary to tour flooded areas, more help coming
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
who said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated cabbies showed up for the city council’s transportation committee meeting at city hall Wednesday. Mixed in with taxis rolling on city streets are drivers for... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Senator speaks on proposed legislation concerning 'Cajun Navy' volunteerswho said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated
Senator speaks on proposed legislation concerning 'Cajun Navy' volunteers
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
who said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated cabbies showed up for the city council’s transportation committee meeting at city hall Wednesday. Mixed in with taxis rolling on city streets are drivers for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Crestwood, Rinehimer agree on new bus contractnoting that the board is set to vote on a new contract this morning. Dean said
Crestwood, Rinehimer agree on new bus contract
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
noting that the board is set to vote on a new contract this morning. Dean said that Aigeldinger, who is not on the transportation committee, recused himself from the vote on bus services, as did Maureen McGovern. McGovern recused herself... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Friends of missing pregnant woman pleading for her returnwho said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated
Friends of missing pregnant woman pleading for her return
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
who said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated cabbies showed up for the city council’s transportation committee meeting at city hall Wednesday. Mixed in with taxis rolling on city streets are drivers for... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Gov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing planswho said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated
Gov. Edwards says HUD-approved mobile homes among long-term housing plans
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
who said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated cabbies showed up for the city council’s transportation committee meeting at city hall Wednesday. Mixed in with taxis rolling on city streets are drivers for... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
5 charged after rash of heroin overdoses in Southern Indianawho said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated
5 charged after rash of heroin overdoses in Southern Indiana
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
who said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated cabbies showed up for the city council’s transportation committee meeting at city hall Wednesday. Mixed in with taxis rolling on city streets are drivers for... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man sentenced to life in New Orleans sex trafficking casewho said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated
Man sentenced to life in New Orleans sex trafficking case
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
who said she is President of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated cabbies showed up for the city council’s transportation committee meeting at city hall Wednesday. Mixed in with taxis rolling on city streets are drivers for... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Cabbies complain about ride-sharing companies in NOLAwho said she is president of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated
Cabbies complain about ride-sharing companies in NOLA
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
who said she is president of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated cabbies showed up for the City Council’s Transportation Committee meeting Wednesday at City Hall. They said while they are loaded down with city regulations, the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Cabbies complain about ride-sharing companies in NOLAwho said she is president of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated
Cabbies complain about ride-sharing companies in NOLA
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
who said she is president of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated cabbies showed up for the City Council’s Transportation Committee meeting Wednesday at City Hall. They said while they are loaded down with city regulations, the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Cabbies complain about ride-sharing companies in NOLAwho said she is president of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated
Cabbies complain about ride-sharing companies in NOLA
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
who said she is president of the Taxi Drivers’ Union. She and other frustrated cabbies showed up for the City Council’s Transportation Committee meeting Wednesday at City Hall. They said while they are loaded down with city regulations, the... Read more
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Crosscut
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's futureprogress to our city. Through the course of her diverse career, from serving on
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's future
Crosscut / Posted 7 days ago
progress to our city. Through the course of her diverse career, from serving on the Seattle City Council, chairing the Transportation Committee and Finance Committee, serving as the CAO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, time in the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
In California’s Democrat-dominated Capitol, it’s Senate vs. Assembly1999, a simmering dispute over commemorative license plates exploded into a hos
In California’s Democrat-dominated Capitol, it’s Senate vs. Assembly
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
1999, a simmering dispute over commemorative license plates exploded into a hostage situation. When the Senate Transportation Committee refused to take up an Assembly bill creating a special plate for the Girl Scouts, the Assembly... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Hanson Boulevard work forthcominga project to reconstruct a segment of Hanson Boulevard in Andover, which is pla
Hanson Boulevard work forthcoming
ABC Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
a project to reconstruct a segment of Hanson Boulevard in Andover, which is planned for 2018. On the recommendation of its Transportation Committee, the board awarded a contract to Braun Intertec in the amount of $43,154 for geotechnical services... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Two downtown Dallas transit projects getting intertwined geographically and financiallyWhen the Dallas City Council's transportation committee gets a glimpse of poten
Two downtown Dallas transit projects getting intertwined geographically and financially
Dallas Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
When the Dallas City Council's transportation committee gets a glimpse of potential routes for a streetcar extension today, that may not be the only downtown transit project in play. Dallas and Dallas Area Rapid Transit are trying to figure out how... Read more
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Ventura County Star
After 18 years, public servant Millhouse says it’s time to move onfrom 2009-11. He has also served on the association of governments' governing
After 18 years, public servant Millhouse says it’s time to move on
Ventura County Star / Posted 10 days ago
from 2009-11. He has also served on the association of governments' governing board for the past 11 years, chairing its transportation committee for two years. He'll step down from the commission and the association in December, too. "So I've... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Here are the downtown streetcar routes Dallas could use to connect Uptown to the Bishop Arts DistrictLamar Street, across Main Street and up St. Paul and Olive streets to connect i
Here are the downtown streetcar routes Dallas could use to connect Uptown to the Bishop Arts District
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
Lamar Street, across Main Street and up St. Paul and Olive streets to connect into the M-Line trolley. But the council's transportation committee will also be presented with four other options. According to city documents, costs for three of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Crestwood school board grilled over bus company switchtogether at one point, vowing not to work for Mountain Top Bus Co.. Board dire
Crestwood school board grilled over bus company switch
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
together at one point, vowing not to work for Mountain Top Bus Co.. Board director Randy Swank, a member of the district’s transportation committee, wrestled with questions from a hostile audience as to why Mountain Top Bus Co. was chosen over... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Go-ahead for I-90 interchange in Marengo headed toward a County Board voteThe Transportation Committee, on two 6-1 votes earlier this week, recommended a
Go-ahead for I-90 interchange in Marengo headed toward a County Board vote
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The Transportation Committee, on two 6-1 votes earlier this week, recommended approval of agreements regarding who will pay for what regarding the proposed full interchange at Interstate 90 and Route 23 south of Marengo. Bids will be let this fall... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Possible transportation funding changes could hurt Lehigh Valleyaffect future projects but current ones like the Route 22 project. Representat
Possible transportation funding changes could hurt Lehigh Valley
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 days ago
affect future projects but current ones like the Route 22 project. Representative Schlossberg, a member of the state's transportation committee, says 80% of the state's transportation funding comes from the federal government. "We can't lose... Read more
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11 News Houston
Lane splitting is officially legal in Californiain the previous safety guidelines: Lane-splitting is legal in many European an
Lane splitting is officially legal in California
11 News Houston / Posted 12 days ago
in the previous safety guidelines: Lane-splitting is legal in many European and Asian counties that, according to a Senate Transportation Committee analysis on Quirk's bill, allow lane-splitting in highly urbanized areas. Copyrigh... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Lane splitting is officially legal in Californiain the previous safety guidelines: Lane-splitting is legal in many European an
Lane splitting is officially legal in California
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
in the previous safety guidelines: Lane-splitting is legal in many European and Asian counties that, according to a Senate Transportation Committee analysis on Quirk's bill, allow lane-splitting in highly urbanized areas. Copyrigh... Read more
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Island Packet
Lady’s Island roundabout construction underway, coming summer 2017are expected to be low-profile, said Paul Butare, chairman of the Lady’s Island
Lady’s Island roundabout construction underway, coming summer 2017
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
are expected to be low-profile, said Paul Butare, chairman of the Lady’s Island Business and Professional Association transportation committee. More noticeable construction should pick up by the end of the year, he said. A planted median near... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton
Croton United Announces Candidates For Village Electionsthe village, he has been a Cub Scout den leader, baseball and football coach, a
Croton United Announces Candidates For Village Elections
The Daily Voice - Cortlandt, Buchanan, Croton / Posted 12 days ago
the village, he has been a Cub Scout den leader, baseball and football coach, a member of the Croton-Harmon school district transportation committee, and a five-year member of the Croton Planning Board. Aarons is a vice president and deputy general... Read more
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New Haven Independent
City To Guv: Slow Your Rolla second parking station for years now,” Lemar, a former city planner for the c
City To Guv: Slow Your Roll
New Haven Independent / Posted 12 days ago
a second parking station for years now,” Lemar, a former city planner for the city who now sits on the state legislature’s Transportation Committee. “Every one of those conversations between the city, the state and the neighborhood, and local... Read more
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The Columbian
Price soars for Washington travelers looking for REAL ID stand-inus and move on to other things,” King said. Rep. Judy Clibborn, a Mercer Islan
Price soars for Washington travelers looking for REAL ID stand-in
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
us and move on to other things,” King said. Rep. Judy Clibborn, a Mercer Island Democrat who is chairwoman of the House Transportation Committee, said she worries King’s approach would call attention to people who can’t prove legal... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
School Board: Czeczok files for electionfor Crow Wing County Board. Czeczok currently serves as chair of the city's Ch
School Board: Czeczok files for election
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
for Crow Wing County Board. Czeczok currently serves as chair of the city's Charter Commission. He's served on the city's Transportation Committee since 1996 and sits on the city's Citizens Facilities Committee and the Brainerd Lakes Regional... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Dallas City Council members rally around downtown subway, push for better bus servicevocal proponents for putting the line below street level. It wasn't immediatel
Dallas City Council members rally around downtown subway, push for better bus service
Dallas Morning News / Posted 14 days ago
vocal proponents for putting the line below street level. It wasn't immediately clear Wednesday if Mayor Mike Rawlings and transportation committee chair Lee Kleinman also now support a subway line, though both indicated they want Dallas Area Rapid... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
San Diego infrastructure reportlocally. Vehicle repairs are costing San Diegans an average of $1,900 a year.
San Diego infrastructure report
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
locally. Vehicle repairs are costing San Diegans an average of $1,900 a year. Councilmember Todd Gloria chairs SANDAG'S transportation committee. "A growing consensus is developing among policy makers as well as civic business, and business... Read more
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