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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
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
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
Journalism done well doesn't follow the pattern

...talked to the schools attorney and the board members who agreed to allow Smith to retire after a transfer to the transportation department.She wrote again. It was edited again.And then she wrote again. A powerful story of alleged educator misconduct...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-17/journalism-done-well-doesnt-f
School board candidate says he will enact changes if elected

...him an effective leader.While working as a bus driver from 2010 until 2013, he was a vocal critic of some transportation department policies and said he often advocated for drivers' rights.He urged transportation officials to assign extra-curricular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-09/school-board-candidate-sa
Transportation is the foundation for Georgia's continued prosperity

...easy nor a popular task. THE STATE TRANSPORTATION BOARD will play a key role. Through our oversight of the Transportation Department, we must prove ourselves efficient managers and responsible stewards of the resources already entrusted to us...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-28/transportation-f
Drones for moviemaking win FAA approval

...lined up to follow Hollywood's lead. Until now, the Federal Aviation Administration, which is part of the Transportation Department, had banned commercial drone operations with the exception of a lone oil company in Alaska.The FAA permits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-25/drones-moviemaking-win-faa
Augusta couple seek to expose sexual assault allegations against former Josey band director

...for 30 days without pay and reassigned to the transportation department for the next seven months until a mutually...they told that man he had to go work in that transportation department, I told them then we had the victory. That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-12/augusta-couple-seek-ex