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DOT board begins ethics reform

ATLANTA - Georgia's transportation chief could not take part in negotiations involving the sale of...and Carroll counties. Mr. Shackelford's successor as transportation chief, former state Sen. Tom Coleman of Savannah, canceled...
Questions road chief's projections

Re the Jan. 24 article, "Transportation chief urges gasoline-tax hike": It is both frightening and typical of the way many state and local bureaucratic departments project...
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SC transportation chief resigns after DUI arrest

The director of South Carolina's Depart­ment of Transportation, Robert St. Onge, resigned Friday after a drunken driving arrest, citing personal reasons.
Augusta route called slowest of high-speed rail plans

...Athens Area Chamber of Commerce.Jack Crowley, a University of Georgia professor who once served as Oklahoma's transportation chief, said the train would benefit the college community."If Athens and the university are going to connect to the...
Transportation chief named

ATLANTA -- Gov. Roy Barnes on Thursday named a developer to head the new mega-transportation agency charged with finding ways to reduce the air pollution and traffic congestion brought about by aggressive development. But environmental activists say Joel Cowan, the founder of Peachtree City, is a good match for the problems faced by the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority.
State transportation chief disputes audit

COLUMBIA - The director of the Department of Transportation disputed nearly half of the recommendations in an audit released this week that said the agency wasted millions of dollars.
New school transportation chief started as bus driver

Jimmie Wiley, Richmond County's new director of transportation, started as a substitute bus driver.
Education | Metro | Richmond County Board of Education | Education
Pupils could report texting bus drivers

...driver for using a cell phone behind the wheel.The transportation chief for the South Carolina Department of Education...illegal activity or calling for help.Derek Graham, transportation chief for the North Carolina education department, said...
Education | Metro | Aiken County Board of Education | Education
SC kids could tattle on texting bus drivers

...driver for using a cell phone behind the wheel. The transportation chief for the S.C. Department of Education is urging...posting a number inside school buses.Derek Graham, transportation chief for the North Carolina education department, said...
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Politics prevent repair of bridges

...deadly interstate bridge collapse in Minneapolis, just one of those spans has been fixed, although the state transportation chief says none of South Carolina's bridges are unsafe or likely to collapse. An analysis by The Associated Press...