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Few railroads likely to meet 2015 deadline for installation of technology to prevent crashes

...eight people and injured about 200 others, could have been prevented if PTC had been in operation. A sweeping transportation bill passed by the Senate last month contains provisions sponsored by Thune that would give railroads another three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/few-railroads-likely-meet-
Bill would lower interstate truck driver age to 18

...interstate license to 18 was introduced by Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., and was incorporated into a larger transportation bill introduced this week by Senate Com merce Committee Chair man John Thune, R-S.D.; Sen. Jer ry Moran, R-Kan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-10/bill-would-lower-interstat
Bills raise suspicions

...state to take over "failing" schools, and the transportation bill. I have my suspicions.The state would take over...Atlanta's woes?I have a similar concern about the transportation bill. A few years ago, the entire state had the opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-15/bills-raise-suspicions
Electric vehicles poised to play an important role in Georgia's future

...focus of the proposed transportation plan to fix Georgia's road and bridge infrastructure issues. The omnibus transportation bill includes measures to not only charge each driver a $200-per-year fee, but the legislation would eliminate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-03-01/electric-vehicle
Senate lawmakers make big changes to Georgia transportation bill

ATLANTA - A key Senate committee on Tuesday approved significant changes to a bill aimed at raising $1 billion for Georgia's transportation needs.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-17/senate-lawmakers-make-big-chang
Ga. legislative deadline looms this week

...chronically failing" schools and a bill aimed at raising millions for the state's transportation needs.The transportation bill passed out of the House on Thursday and now goes to the Senate where members of that chamber are expected to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-08/ga-legislative-deadlines
US to fine Japanese air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day for failing to cooperate in probe

...reversal from a $74 million profit a year earlier.Foxx announced the fines on a bus tour to promote a major transportation bill that would raise the maximum fine against companies to $300 million, triple the NHTSA's investigations budget...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/us-fine-japanese-air-bag-m
Georgia drivers pay $7.9 billion for bad roads, study finds

...released Wednesday by transportation advocates. Also on Wednesday, a state House committee approved an amended transportation bill that would allow local governments to continue collecting some sales tax on motor fuel, but the money would have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-19/georgia-drivers-pay-79-billio
What you pay at pump may change

...circumspect in a statement his office released after the House leaders' press conference. "The release of a transportation bill is a positive step forward in the process of delivering for Georgians the transportation improvements we desperately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/what-you-pay-pump-may-change
What you pay at pump may change

...circumspect in a statement his office released after the House leaders' press conference."The release of a transportation bill is a positive step forward in the process of delivering for Georgians the transportation improvements we desperately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/house-leaders-unveil-outline