Mississippi closed bridge list filled with discrepancies

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Economy, Jobs + Growth, Legislature, Mississippi, News, State Budgets, State Government, Transportation  /  No Comments

Only half of the bridges on a closed bridge list given to Mississippi legislators were actually closed to traffic.

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Vermont DMV’s digital motor-vehicle inspection program passes first week

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  News, State Government, Transportation, Vermont  /  No Comments

Vermont joined the Digital Age this week, at least when it came to performing high-tech, motor-vehicle inspections. Monday served as the kick off day for the state’s Automated Vehicle Inspection Program.

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Bus-stop merry-go-round invites an unholy mess

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  News, Texas, Transportation  /  No Comments

Photo by Kenric Ward

In its ever-shifting placement of bus shelters, VIA has a stop 250 feet east of St. Joseph’s Church and had one 100 feet west.

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Air fair? Battle erupts over subsidies for international airlines

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  Economy, Federal Government, Jobs + Growth, National, New Jersey, New York, News, Regulations, Transportation  /  No Comments

U.S. airlines complain that subsidies for foreign competititors threaten American jobs and violate international agreements.

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Bill brings inspector general to troubled transportation department

By   /  March 7, 2017  /  Accountability, News, State Budgets, State Government, Transportation, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“This legislation is an important reform to increase legislative oversight in state government and root out bad practices within the DOT,” Craig said.

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Leaving public in the dark, Cibolo pushes forward with toll road

By   /  March 3, 2017  /  News, Texas, Transportation  /  No Comments

Associated Press photo

The tollway deal is predicated on use of the city’s eminent-domain powers.

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