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Interstate work continues in Columbia while some areas reopen

COLUMBIA - State transportation department officials are opening a 6-mile stretch of Interstate...after it was widened to three lanes in each direction. Transportation department officials say the eastbound lanes northwest of Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-26/interstate-work-set-columbia
Back-to-school information for local residents

...information, go to bus-routes.ccboe.net/edulog/webquery and type in your address. Columbia County's Transportation Department also will be sending out approximately 20,000 postcards to each student in the district. The cards will contain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2014-07-24/back-school-i
Government says airlines should disclose bag, seat fees

...ticket and how much extra they'll cost.The Transportation Department proposed Wednesday that passengers be provided...products and services to their customers,"The Transportation Department also proposes expanding the pool of airlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-21/government-says-airlines-s
Orangeburg residents say state missed storm debris

...that residents along two streets that are maintained by state say crews never came to pick up the debris.The Transportation Department says all debris from state roads was removed by a May 9 deadline. The department says it's up to residents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-09/orangeburg-residents-say-state-miss
Rants & Raves

...out of the race for mayor. Your recent past has caught up with you. RANT FOR RICHMOND County school board transportation department. I passed a bus with a "drivers needed" sign. If they would make the pay competitive with other driving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/rants-raves
Augusta interested as Georgia looks at rail expansion

...he said. "A strong, effective infrastructure is key to our national and global competitiveness."The Transportation Department is accepting public comments and hosting three public hearings this month in Dalton, Atlanta and Valdosta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-09/augusta-interested-georg
GM is fined a record $35 million for not disclosing deadly ignition defect

...acceleration problems from NHTSA. No individuals were charged with a crime.While the maximum fine that the Transportation Department can impose was doubled to $35 million this year, Foxx urged Congress on Friday to raise it to $300 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-16/gm-fined-record-35-million
Airlines ask Congress to roll back airfare rule

...During President Obama's first term, the Transportation Department issued several far-reaching aviation consumer...compare rates," one frequent flyer wrote the Transportation Department. "I'm tired of being at their mercy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-08/airlines-ask-congress-roll
I-20 motorist kills SC transportation worker

...County officials have released the name of a transportation department worker killed when he was struck by a vehicle...at the scene from head and body injuries.Transportation Department spokesman Pete Poore says a crew was cleaning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-04/i-20-motorist-kills-sc-transp
Transportation Department to launch SmartRide commuter trial

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The state Transportation Department will begin offering free bus rides Monday to Columbia commuters from four Midlands counties as it begins trials of its SmartRide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/03/met_393642.shtml
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