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Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

...higher.In Utah, the Transportation Department said it didn't know...the law that allowed the Transportation Department to set an 85 mph limit...spokesman for the state Transportation Department. Wyoming hasn't seen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/big-rigs-often-go-faster-t
Richmond County schools add GPS bus tracking

...That's a new level of accountability, and I like that."The upgrade is an essential part of the school system transportation department's plan to "reorganize" its approach to public school transit.Using the Zonar system, which cost $125...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-27/richmond-county-schools-a
Burke County school system repairs water line, to reopen Thursday

...resulted in the system shutting down all its facilities, including its central office and maintenance and transportation departments.The school system announced on Twitter at 2:20 p.m. that it had repaired the water line and that faculty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-18/burke-county-school-syste
River Watch extension complaints prompt water tests

...Petersburg Road residents expressed concern about the Georgia Environmental Protection Division ordering the state Transportation Department to revise its Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Plan for the $35.5 million parkway expansion project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-11/river-watch-extension-compla
Rants & Raves

...home late this year. What seems to be the trouble with transportation? Here is a suggestion: Have all of the Transportation Department learn the routes so they can pitch hit when needed. The kids will no longer suffer. THE BRIGHT, flashing sign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-03/rants-raves
Haley insists SC can afford to cut income taxes

...divert $61 million from the state sales tax on vehicles, would generate roughly $400 million yearly for the Transportation Department once fully implemented in three years.Critics say that still doesn't come close to meeting the additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-23/haley-insists-sc-can-aff
US official: Auto safety agency under review

...aggressively enough regarding millions of vehicles with defective air bags or faulty ignition switches.A special Transportation Department team is examining whether "we have the dial set correctly on risk management and our safety posture in general...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-24/us-official-auto-safety-ag
Honda hit with record fines over unreported deaths

...in millions of cars that has been linked to at least 42 deaths and 58 injuries.Under an agreement with the Transportation Department, GM admitted it was slow to inform regulators, promised to report problems faster and submitted to more in-depth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-08/honda-hit-record-fines-ove
Savannah River deepening could begin in weeks

...Lemon expressed amazement at the complexity of the project."This is indeed overwhelming," she said.The Transportation Department is involved in the project because it owns land for containing the dredged-up mud as well as parcels that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-19/savannah-river-deepening-coul
SC fighting trash with phone app

...approach to the state's litter problem.The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, PalmettoPride, the state transportation department, the S.C. Department of Public Safety and the state corrections department are teaming up to reduce areas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-03/sc-fighting-trash-phone-ap