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Belton, S.C., spill a cautionary tale on pipeline safety, advocates say

...over the 20-year period. Over the past three years, however, the average has grown to 117. The federal Transportation Department defines a significant incident as "one in which there is either a fatality or injury requiring hospitalization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-15/belton-sc-spill-cautionary-ta
Feds fine Japanese company $70 million in exploding air bag case, cites 'massive crisis'

...and government investigators have yet to discover the exact cause of the ruptures. With that in mind, the Transportation Department is giving Takata three to four years to prove that all of its inflators are safe or to identify the cause of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-03/feds-fine-japanese-company
Straighten up and fly right

...Washington usually make life more complicated instead of enjoyable.But we think everyone should applaud a U.S. Transportation Department initiative to regulate unmanned aircraft ? those hovering, remote-controlled machines commonly known as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-25/straighten-and-fly-ri
Georgia State Patrol Grovetown post still undermanned despite higher patrol output

...Interstate 85 and Interstate 75 corridors, Troop E Capt. Allen Marlowe said.As part of that agreement, the transportation department offered to cover the cost of some trooper classes to have those cadets serve the Atlanta area after graduation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-19/georgia-state-patrol-g
Congress votes to delay rail safety mandate by 3 to 5 years, fund transportation programs

...been struggling with how to pay for the programs.The Senate also voted to confirm Sarah Feinberg, a former Transportation Department chief of staff, to head the Federal Railroad Administration.Positive train control relies on GPS, radio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-28/congress-votes-delay-rail-
Erma Williams

...several years before relocating in Augusta, Georgia. She retired from the Richmond County Board of Education Transportation Department. She was admired and respected by all who knew her. She loved cooking and entertaining her family and friends...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000176010254
2 bodies recovered from Keg Creek

...replaced by the Georgia Department of Transpor tation."There's several levels of signage and barricades," Transportation Department spokesman Kyle Collins said.It appears the men drove the car around the barricades while heading north, possibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/2-bodies-recovered-keg-creek
Richmond County Board of Education approves 'pay card' option for employees

...members unanimously passed a motion to launch the pay card program in August, with the first stage focused on the transportation department. Board members Frank Dolan and Jack Padgett were absent.After a review of the system and getting employee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-23/richmond-county-board-edu
Traffic signal, cross walk upgrades planned for River Watch Parkway intersection

...Stevens Creek Road had 55 crashes and 13 injuries during that period.According to the project's description in Transportation Department planning documents, the improvements are intended to lower the number of crashes. Rear-end crashes were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-13/traffic-signal-cross-walk-upg
School opens; bus problems reported

...Thursday morning through phone calls and parent complaints, and immediately began trying to contact the school's transportation department to send a new bus to deliver the pupils to the facility.Kaden Jacobs, school system communications and community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-06/school-opens-bus-problems