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2015/03/05 05:28
2015/03/05 05:28
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Recent deadly railroad-crossing crashes have sparked interest among lawmakers and regulators in improving safety conditions where highways and rail lines intersect. Since the beginning of February,...
2015/03/05 05:28
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2015/03/05 02:22
2015/03/05 02:22
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In a rare burst of bipartisanship, the House moved Wednesday to boost Amtrak's popular service between Boston and Washington while giving states a greater say in the local routes they help...
2015/03/04 21:21
2015/03/04 21:21
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An overhaul to Amtrak that would let revenues raised along the Northeast Corridor stay there to fund improvements passed the House with bipartisan support on Wednesday. The bill would authorize $7.2...
2015/03/03 06:49
2015/03/03 06:49
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GAPPA Language Introduced As A Stand-Alone Bill In The U.S. House And Senate Legislation was introduced in the U.S. House and Senate last week that would allow private pilots, in certain instances,...
2015/03/01 23:51
2015/03/01 23:51
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As Federal Railroad Administration engineers investigate and study a recent train crash in Oxnard, California, they’ll be looking at what could be the first real-world collision using a new technology...
2015/02/28 14:19
2015/02/28 14:19
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Washington, DC, Feb. 27, 2015 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed the introduction of congressional legislation to allow private pilots, in certain instances, to use a...
2015/02/26 12:19
2015/02/26 12:19
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A tractor-trailer travels past a patched portion of Interstate 70 in Wright City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Chambers of commerce in 42 states want Congress to take action on infrastructure...
2015/02/24 17:53
2015/02/24 17:53
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Blumenauer: Replace Gas Tax With Road Usage Charge Speaking to the second annual conference of the Mileage-Based User Fee Alliance on Tuesday, Rep.Earl Blumenauer, D – Ore., pitched the idea of...
2015/02/24 02:05
2015/02/24 02:05
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RICHARD QUINN/SPECIAL TO THE STAR Tug boat captain Michael Fullilove (from right), of Brusco Tug and Barge, pilots a tour of the port Monday with Congresswoman Julia Brownley, D-Westlake Village; Port...
2015/02/23 12:51
2015/02/23 12:51
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Week Ahead: Tolling, Flight Tracking, Energy Shipping Sen. James Inhofe, R- Okla., and Rep. Bill Shuster, R- Pa., will both address the AASHTO conference this week. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll...
2015/02/21 14:44
2015/02/21 14:44
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GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon has a plan for retrofitting the hundreds of bridges that are likely to fail in a major earthquake or are getting too old to support heavy trucks. It just doesn't have a way...
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2015/02/20 02:01
2015/02/20 02:01
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The freshman Republican congressman from North Carolina's 7th District fielded requests from Topsail Beach officials to look into the possibility of sourcing sand for beach nourishment from inland...
2015/02/19 20:02
2015/02/19 20:02
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Devolution For Transportation A Long-Term Strategy The conservative Heritage Foundation and its political arm Heritage Action want Congress to spend the money in the Highway Trust Fund on highways...
2015/02/18 19:16
2015/02/18 19:16
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The proposal, House Bill 2662, would expand the use of one of Arizona's odder laws, which is the ban on the "waste of finite resources," which comes with a ticket that costs about $15. Of course,...
2015/02/18 18:51
2015/02/18 18:51
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Derailment Complicates Regulators’ Rule-Making Task Sen. John Thune, R- S.D., right, is one of the farm state lawmakers keenly interested in rail congestion (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll...
2015/02/18 16:15
2015/02/18 16:15
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The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee met in joint session with the Senate Transportation Committee Tuesday, hearing testimony from road commission officials who had traveled to...
2015/02/17 23:28
2015/02/17 23:28
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PHOENIX (AP) - A proposal requiring a sworn police officer to be manning, operating and monitoring a photo enforcement system to issue a ticket for speeding or running a red light has failed to get...
2015/02/17 20:18
2015/02/17 20:18
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Sen. Chris Walters, R-Putnam, is championing a bill he said has the potential to create thousands of jobs while increasing the state's revenue by millions of dollars. On Feb. 12, Walters introduced...
2015/02/17 18:39
2015/02/17 18:39
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U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin spent his first extended time this week in New York’s 1st Congressional District since being sworn into office last month, making multiple stops on the East End. During...
2015/02/17 14:51
2015/02/17 14:51
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W.V. Derailment A Reminder Of Delay In Tank Car Rule An oil train derailment, explosion, and fire near Mount Carbon, W.V., Monday seems likely to increase pressure on the Obama administration to...
2015/03/05 05:28
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