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...Daniel Field, a small general aviation airport. Daniel Field is looking to make money from the 1940s-era glass in its hangar doors, which are being refurbished using the special sales tax for transportation projects. Don't Miss

Officials tout success of Transportation Investment Act funding

Transportation projects cost money, a lot of money. But if you have the money, a lot can get done.That was the message presented state a local officials...

Georgia led states in clean energy jobs during first quarter, according to report

...started the ranking in 2012. California and Texas normally lead the list, he said.Forty clean energy or clean transportation projects were announced in 19 states, creating more than 9,800 direct jobs, according to the group's job tracking...

Georgia transportation commissioner discusses state's needs, funding

...competitive. Q: You have said you do not think the Augusta region, which collects a special 1 percent sales tax for transportation projects, is being double-taxed by HB 170. Why do you think Augusta will benefit from both?A: There are still more...

Transportation officials discuss budgets, break ground on Berckmans Road widening project

Two hours after discussing the time and budget constraints for several transportation projects, state and local officials Wednesday broke ground on the $16.7 million Berckmans Road overhaul. Originally the overhaul was...

World is speeding past America on high-speed trains

...will at minimum be cost-neutral. It's a burden state and federal governments do not place on other huge transportation projects such as freeways and airports.For now, the best the country can do is Amtrak's Acela, which reaches speeds...

Tax to address aging roads goes into effect in July

...regions to ask voters to approve up to a 1 percent sales tax on gasoline ? capped at $3 per gallon ? to fund transportation projects close to home.Deal urged those in the Augusta region, which approved a 10-year transportation sales-tax...

Governor praises legislative work in Columbia County stop

...submit to you that you are not."Afterward, Deal said he expected the state would be able to expedite one local transportation project, if approved by the U.S. Army command: development of a new gate at Fort Gordon and the associated roadwork...

Berckmans Road widening, realignment begins after 2015 Masters Tournament

...have a very important event," said Steve Cassell, Augusta's traffic engineer.The referendum included 84 transportation projects in Rich mond County and 12 surrounding counties totaling $538.9 million. The 10-year tax program divided...

Governor says he will sign transportation funding proposal

...authority to impose an additional tax for specific transportation projects with eventual voter approval.Lawmakers have...when $175 million in bonds for transit and transportation projects are included. Deal and others have insisted...