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2006 Session - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to TRANSPORTATION, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue

ARTICLES ON TRANSPORTATION, June through December, 2006

Chad Lawhorn
Lawrence cell phone ban would be strictest
Lawrence Journal World, 6/1/2006

John Taylor
Effect of letter unknown
Lawrence Journal World, 6/2/2006

Child booster seats protecting kids in cars
Kansas City Star, 6/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Randolph Heaster
A productive GM Fairfax
Kansas City Star, 6/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Gene Meyer
We have fewer car accidents
Kansas City Star, 6/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Twiddy
All eyes on us as city mulls phone ban
Lawrence Journal World, 6/3/2006

Mark Schremmer
Cell phone ban goes too far [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ron Knox
Driver on phone hits 8-year-old
Lawrence Journal World, 6/6/2006

Chad Lawhorn
Phone ban loses favor
Lawrence Journal World, 6/6/2006

George Diepenbrock
Signs create hazard at intersection, motorist says
Lawrence Journal World, 6/6/2006

David Klepper
Panel hangs up on cell phone ban
Kansas City Star, 6/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kasha Stoll
Police quiet on cell plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/7/2006

Michael Hooper
Flights from Forbes to Vegas about 80 percent full
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/7/2006

Eric Weslander
Highway patrol drug check greets fans on way to feast
Lawrence Journal World, 6/8/2006

Dave Stephens
Making a statement
Hutchinson News, 6/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ric Anderson
Toy motorcycles pose serious danger
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/11/2006

Scott Rothschild
Interstate cruising along at 50
Lawrence Journal World, 6/12/2006

Michael Hooper
Personalized plate wins award
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2006

Jason Probst
Treaster fields questions at Driving Force meeting
Hutchinson News, 6/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jessica Marshall
Shawnee man wins governor's logo contest
Johnson County Sun, 6/15/2006

Rhonda Holman
Aloft with state help, air service is looking up
Wichita Eagle, 6/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

John D. Montgomery
Buffalo plate [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 6/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal
Interstate highways celebrate 50 years
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/19/2006

Bob Curtright
Businessmen want metered spots back
Wichita Eagle, 6/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jon Hauxwell
Take a seat, click it and listen up
Hays Daily News, 6/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Deb Miller
Support good roads [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Report: Majority of Kansas interstates in good shape
Lawrence Journal World, 6/21/2006

John Hanna
Road plan tackles congestion
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2006

Ric Anderson
Kansas stretch paved way
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/22/2006

Peggy Mooney
Topeka's Amtrak depot under renovations
Metro News, 6/23/2006

Chad Lawhorn
More elderly patrons, high gas prices help increase
Lawrence Journal World, 6/23/2006

Scott Rothschild
State to begin push for new transportation plan in 2008
Lawrence Journal World, 6/25/2006

Molly McMillin
Aviation benefits Kansas most
Wichita Eagle, 6/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Conkling
Boosting safety
Hutchinson News, 6/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kristin Markway
New law changes how children can travel
Salina Journal, 6/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
City on road to starting viaduct project
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/27/2006

Associated Press
Piloting Kansas' aviation future
Kansas City Star, 6/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Suzanne Perez Tobias
Booster seat bind
Wichita Eagle, 6/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Vockrodt
New child seat law takes effect
Olathe Daily News, 6/28/2006

Kristin Markway
Protecting road crews
Salina Journal, 6/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Molly McMillin and Brent D. Wistrom
Does Wichita need an airport update?
Wichita Eagle, 6/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Car seat law is good move [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 6/29/2006

Stephanie Farley
Will law boost safety?
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ann Charles
Make sure children are buckled up [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 7/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ryan D. Wilson
Shaw, Elk Roads will rival I-70
Chanute Tribune, 7/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Shelly
Kansas should enact more teen driving limits
Kansas City Star, 7/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Alan Bjerga
Graves is seen as Cabinet possibility
Wichita Eagle, 7/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ron Knox
Ex-governor considered for job of U.S. transportation secretary
Lawrence Journal World, 7/11/2006

April Middleton
Graves linked to Cabinet post
Salina Journal, 7/12/2006

Associated Press
Graves puts rumors of Cabinet post to rest
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/13/2006

Glenn E. Rice
New KC law says you pay, then pump
Kansas City Star, 7/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Topeka Boulevard bridge dismantling begins soon
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/15/2006

Ann Marie Bush
Truck spills milk onto US-75
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/15/2006

Darrin Stineman
Strength in numbers
Salina Journal, 7/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Randy Scholfield
Taj Mahal?
Wichita Eagle, 7/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 7/18/2006

Rachel Davis
Roadway safety concerns discussed
Garden City Telegram, 7/20/2006

Eric Swanson
KDOT: Major road projects are still on schedule
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/20/2006

Scott Rothschild
21-year-olds find law requiring license renewals a hassle
Lawrence Journal World, 7/21/2006

Eric Weslander
Program aims to prevent 'communication breakdown'
Lawrence Journal World, 7/24/2006

George Diepenbrock
Highway deaths rock town
Lawrence Journal World, 7/27/2006

Michael Hooper
High gas prices force drivers to cut corners
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/28/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Bridge closed to traffic
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2006

Agricultural support will continue to be seen on Kansas roads
Chanute Tribune, 8/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ann Charles
Back off [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 8/9/2006

George Diepenbrock
Gas drive-offs increasing with prices
Lawrence Journal World, 8/10/2006

Claudia Lauer
Topeka airport prepared
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Will Manly
Licensing change supported
Hays Daily News, 8/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Duane Schrag
Families, physicians can help older drivers know if it's time to give up their car keys
Salina Journal, 8/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Feds should approve customs port in KC
Kansas City Star, 8/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Duane Schrag
Fewer young drivers are killed in car crashes in states that phase in driving privileges
Salina Journal, 8/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Patrick S. Kelley
Hang up on distracted driving [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 8/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Catherine Ho
Get tough on teens
Wichita Eagle, 8/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Bershof
KDOT takes input from local officials
Garden City Telegram, 8/18/2006

Rachael Bossow
Residents demand answers on interchange
Leavenworth Times, 8/19/2006

Randy Scholfield
Driver ed
Wichita Eagle, 8/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Safety experts: State driver's license
Lawrence Journal World, 8/21/2006

Not invincible [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 8/24/2006

Hal Lockard
Minibike accident kills boy, 14
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/26/2006

Tom Bell
Helmets make good sense [editorial]
Salina Journal, 8/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Laura Scott
Kansas license law is a lemon
Kansas City Star, 8/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Strand
Driver standards may be upgraded
Salina Journal, 9/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
City urged to jump on electric buses
Lawrence Journal World, 9/7/2006

Karen Mikols
Bridge repairs hit $642,000
Hays Daily News, 9/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Christina M. Woods
Report: Kansas kids not buckling up
Wichita Eagle, 9/8/2006

Michael Hooper
Kansans at the top hard work pays off for businessmen
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/12/2006

Taylor Atkins
Keeper of the keys
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/12/2006

J-W Editorials
New paths [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/14/2006

Sarah St. John
Program revamps drivers' ed
Olathe Daily News, 9/14/2006

Katie Stockstill
Program's goal is to improve teen driving
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
City, KU consider merging busing
Lawrence Journal World, 9/19/2006

Molly McMillin
To Russia with planes: Jet makers go calling
Wichita Eagle, 9/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Green
K-61 project split in three
Hutchinson News, 9/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
Skateboarders want to ride on campus
Lawrence Journal World, 9/23/2006

Darrin Stineman
Salina Airport Authority wants more bond capacity
Salina Journal, 9/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
Shift sought on bus stops
Lawrence Journal World, 10/6/2006

Philip Hartsfield
Kansas legislature puts new laws in place
Hays Daily News, 10/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Beccy Tanner and Stan Finger
For drivers, it's a jungle
Wichita Eagle, 10/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorials
T tune-up [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 10/9/2006

Sharon Montague
Grant may help fund trail system
Salina Journal, 10/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Drive-offs easy solution [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/12/2006

Mary Clarkin
New federal ID regulations might cause hardship for some Kansans
Hutchinson News, 10/18/2006

Topeka Boulevard bridge work begins on new bridge
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/21/2006

Frank Greve
Industry seeks 68-mph limit for trucks' speed
Wichita Eagle, 10/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Stan Finger
KDOT to reveal proposals for I-235
Wichita Eagle, 10/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Stephanie Farley
KDOT awards Safe Routes to school grant money
Garden City Telegram, 10/24/2006

James Carlson
Driver's license system at issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/25/2006

Taylor Atkins
Topeka transit new routes, new buses
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/27/2006

Editorial Board
Northwest passage
Hutchinson News, 11/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amanda O'Toole
Crews tackle K-15 mystery
Wichita Eagle, 11/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Airport may offer incentives to airlines
Wichita Eagle, 11/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phil Anderson
State records eight fatalities in 18 hours
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/10/2006

Phil Anderson
Deer-car collisions on the rise this year
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/10/2006

Darrin Stineman
Transportation planners vow to get input for future needs
Salina Journal, 11/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal
MTAA picks new president from 50 applicants
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/15/2006

Sam Hartle
Transportation at top of list for Long
Kansas City Kansan, 11/16/2006

Mary Clarkin
Northwest Passage most requested improvement
Hutchinson News, 11/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Trends emerging to help with long-range transportation plan
Hutchinson News, 11/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Scott
KDOT unveils $166 mill. plan
Manhattan Mercury, 11/17-18/2006

Stan Finger
What more can we do for young drivers?
Wichita Eagle, 11/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jack C. Ventimiglia
Derailed this year, mass transit idea in Kansas just iffy
Johnson County Sun, 11/20/2006

Randy Scholfield
Brakes teen drivers need more restrictions
Wichita Eagle, 11/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Brent D. Wistrom
Driving a K-96 economy
Wichita Eagle, 11/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Burden PD conducting Thanksgiving week campaign
Winfield Daily Courier, 11/21/2006

Courier Views
Attend U.S. 77 corridor meeting [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 11/24/2006

Benita Y. Williams and David Klepper
Driver lacked proper license
Kansas City Star, 11/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

KDOT announces approved bids
Junction City Daily Union, 11/30/2006

No thanks for unsafe drivers
Wichita Eagle, 11/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
Report: City should spend more on public transit
Lawrence Journal World, 11/30/2006

Scott Rothschild
Couple challenge condemnation
Lawrence Journal World, 12/1/2006

John Green
Companies to complete Seward, Ford road projects
Hutchinson News, 12/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Higher fines for tickets approved
Lawrence Journal World, 12/6/2006

Tim Vandenack
KDOT officials tour to gauge road needs
Hutchinson News, 12/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Vockrodt
City wants road funding
Olathe Daily News, 12/6/2006

Scott Bershof
KDOT looks down the road for projects
Garden City Telegram, 12/6/2006

News Staff
KDOT now taking funding requests for fiscal 2008
Hutchinson News, 12/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Will Manly
Road widths a concern
Hays Daily News, 12/7/2006

KDOT pulbic transportation accepting funding requests for state fiscal year 2008
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/9/2006

Mike Belt
County sets schedule for Lecompton bridge bids, repairs
Lawrence Journal World, 12/12/2006

Steve Vockrodt
Olathe pushes for road funding
Olathe Daily News, 12/14/2006

Ashley Nietfeld
County to be credited for portion of SW bypass cost
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/20/2006

Ann Charles
US-400 roundabout not solution
Chanute Tribune, 12/21/2006

Jerry Siebenmark
Beechcraft is back new company to revive storied name in Wichita aviation
Wichita Eagle, 12/22/2006

Bill Wilson
Suppliers see Raytheon sale as a way to grow
Wichita Eagle, 12/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jerry Siebenmark
Raytheon's new name says it all
Wichita Eagle, 12/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Relief Raytheon sale should boost Wichita
Wichita Eagle, 12/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorials
Road reports [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/26/2006

Brad Cooper
New drive for seat-belt laws
Kansas City Star, 12/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Upgrade laws on seat belts
Kansas City Star, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Topeka Capital-Journal
Cemetery caretaker: Workers ran over graves
Wichita Eagle, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Curtis family cemetery work on trail did overlap city says
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/30/2007



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