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April 19, 2011, 8am PDT
Leaders in Charleston County have reversed course on a $500 million highway expansion plan, following public outcry.
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April 19, 2011, 5am PDT
Congressional budget cuts spare some favorite programs of transportation reformers and smart growth advocates.
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April 10, 2011, 7am PDT
Transit agencies brace for reduced ridership but will keep running -- for a little while, at least.
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February 14, 2011, 5am PST
A Charleston environmental group has suggested an alternative to a proposed expansion of Interstate 526 which solves the congestion problem with refinements to local streets and costs half the price.
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January 28, 2011, 12pm PST
Suburban Waukesha seeks to be the first city to pipe water from the Great Lakes since the 2008 Great Lakes Pact. But will approval just mean more sprawl in a sprawling region?
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January 13, 2011, 11am PST
Funding shortage, collapse of I35-W Bridge, prompt community to prioritize maintenance over construction.
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January 4, 2011, 10am PST
A new report from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group PIRG's report estimates that road construction has cost the American public $600 billion since the highway system began.
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April 8, 2010, 6am PDT
A new senate climate measure is proposing to raise the gas tax, a move many in the transportation field have been suggesting for years. But the measure is meeting criticism for not directing the increased revenue towards transportation projects.
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December 9, 2009, 9am PST
The newest transit safety bill was unveiled yesterday to cautious praise. While states are struggling to fund transit, FTA chief Peter Rogoff says the goal is to create a nationwide floor for transit safety.
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December 2, 2009, 2pm PST
Transportation Secretary LaHood announced that this spring, bus and streetcar projects will receive $280 million as part of the administration's inter-agency sustainable communities partnership.
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June 29, 2009, 10am PDT
How might an obscure tax shelter called a SILO contributed to the D.C. Metro Red Line crash that killed nine this week?
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