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2007 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, 2007.

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
Page number within the clippings book where the article is found


Michael Hooper and Fred Davis
Airline's bet on Topeka fails
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/2/2007

Matthew Harris
Passport policy leads to delays and distress
Kansas City Star, 6/2/2007

Kansas Turnpike authority right direction [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/5/2007

Ric Anderson
Allegiant didn't see it coming?
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/3/2007

Kansas Turnpike authority right direction [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/5/2007

Scott Rochat
Value at issue in appraisal appeal
Emporia Gazette, 6/1/2007

Scott Rochat
Debauge family awarded money
Emporia Gazette, 6/2-3/2007

Purpose served
Hutchinson News, 6/2/2007

Mark Scott
Divided highway
Manhattan Mercury, 6/3/2007

Tom Bell
The value of booster seats, laws [editorial]
Salina Journal, 6/3/2007

Jack Weinstein
Public help needed in transit planning
Olathe Daily News, 6/5/2007

Scott Bershof
Need for area public transportation system emerges at meeting
Garden City Telegram, 6/1/2007

Patrick Lowry
Gas prices [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 6/1/2007

Tim Carpenter
New plain-Jane license plates being rolled out
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/8/2007

Ric Anderson
So long, Allegiant, and thanks for the ride
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2007

Rhonda Holman
Use it keep Mid-Continent's ridership rising
Wichita Eagle, 6/13/2007

Jessica Tims
With four-lane highway, the possibilities are endless [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/10/2007

State's K-18 plan is better [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 6/10/2007

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 6/15/2007

Brent D. Wistrom
Aviation key to terminal's design
Wichita Eagle, 6/19/2007

Greg Bluestein
Lawsuits: Motorists paying for unjust fuel standard
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/19/2007

Mike Hall
Allegiant Air puzzles MTAA
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/20/2007

Steve Everly
'Hot fuel' suits bound for KCK
Kansas City Star, 6/20/2007

New plates [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 6/19/2007

Linda Branch
Scenic byways benefit Kansas
Salina Journal, 6/14/2007

Dan Voorhis
High land costs may scuttle bypass
Wichita Eagle, 6/21/2007

Mike Belt
End of the road for 'silent killer'
Lawrence Journal World, 6/21/2007

John Green
KDOT releases study list
Hutchinson News, 6/20/2007

Public transportation [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 6/21/2007

Stan Finger
Crashes, deaths lead to lower speed on U.S. 54
Wichita Eagle, 6/22/2007

Steve Everly
Lawmakers push on issue
Kansas City Star, 6/23/2007

Yuri Kageyama
Ex-Kansan joins board of Toyota
Kansas City Star, 6/23/2007

Roy Wenzl
Preventing doom labs to take 'black magic out of aviation'
Wichita Eagle, 6/26/2007

Deanna Richards
Road Rules: First-time drivers get behind the wheel
Lawrence Journal World, 6/27/2007

Tim Carpenter
Kansas roads roll into No.3 spot
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2007

Enforcement of Kansas booster seat law begins July 1
Chanute Tribune, 6/21/2007

Scott Bershof
U.S. Highway 83 selected for state study
Garden City Telegram, 6/20/2007

Foss Farrar
Effort being made to bring back Amtrak
Winfield Daily Courier, 6/22/2007

Michael Hooper
Topeka one-stop shop for BNSF
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/1/2007

Brad Cooper
Tangled traffic puts focus on road work
Kansas City Star, 7/5/2007

Fredrick J. Johnson
US-24 corridor will be studied
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/6/2007

Phil Anderson
Prices leave owner out of gas
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/13/2007

Erin Castaneda
Stricter DUI laws now in effect in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 7/13/2007

Matthew Clark
Time for a change
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/9/2007

National ID card big brother? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/14/2007

Electronic distractions unplug drivers [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/16/2007

Darcy Gray
Carpooling makes life easier
Hutchinson News, 7/16/2007

Arley Hoskin
Students learn cell phone safety
Olathe Daily News, 7/12/2007

Rachel Davis
Project at standstill
Garden City Telegram, 7/17/2007

Michael Hooper
Fuel costs, flooding cited
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/25/2007

Rhonda Holman
Denied immigrants should redirect anger
Wichita Eagle, 7/26/2007

A sea of signs [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 7/25/2007

Brad Cooper
End is in sight for road funds
Kansas City Star, 7/29/2007

Deb Miller
No 'mega-highway' here
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2007

Michael Hooper
Kansas bridges deemed safe
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/3/2007

Driving distractions pull the plug
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/3/2007

Behind the rankings state of our bridges
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/3/2007

Jillian Cohan, Deb Gruver, Tim Potter and Brent D. Wistrom
21 percent of Kan. bridges are obsolete or deficient
Wichita Eagle, 8/3/2007

Chad Lawhorn
KDOT to motorists: State's bridges are safe
Lawrence Journal World, 8/3/2007

Good reminder [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 8/3/2007

John Hanna
State to examine 6 bridge reports
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/4/2007

Martin Hawver
Bridge collapse raises issues for Kansas
Junction City Daily Union, 8/6/2007

Public transit not feasible [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 8/1/2007

John Hanna
KDOT leader orders visual inspections of bridges
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/9/2007

James Carlson
Bridge gas tax may not span all U.S.
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/10/2007

Scott Sims
KDOT short on projects
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/9/2007

Stan Finger
No place to take chances
Wichita Eagle, 8/16/2007

Sam Hartle
In the aftermath of Minnesota bridge collapse, local officials take a closer look
Kansas City Kansan, 8/15/2007

Brad Cooper
State reviews road barriers
Kansas City Star, 8/18/2007

Brad Cooper
Drunken-driving data released
Kansas City Star, 8/21/2007

Harvey Kinnard
Kansas needs barriers in more highway medians
Kansas City Star, 8/21/2007

Tom Potter
Drunken driving deaths multiply
Wichita Eagle, 8/21/2007

Brent D. Wistrom
New license law has ripple effect on illegal immigrants
Wichita Eagle, 8/19/2007

The Kansas Highway Patrol: A legacy of service
Chanute Tribune, 8/15/2007

Scott Sims
KDOT hears concerns
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/17/2007

Steve Rose
A sobering message
Johnson County Sun, 8/16/2007

Cross-median crashes safety first [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/22/2007

Michael Strand
State to look at crossover crashes
Salina Journal, 8/18/2007

Stephanie Farley
Meeting looks at transportation future
Garden City Telegram, 8/17/2007

Bruce Symes
County praised for airport expansion
Iola Register, 9/10/2007

Anthony Hensley
Think carefully before giving the tanker to the French
Metro News, 8/24/2007

John Hanna
State bridges under scrutiny
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/27/2007

Deb Miller
Roads being funded
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/27/2007

Derek Schmidt and Ruth Teichman
Uninsured drivers are a big problem
Wichita Eagle, 8/29/2007

Hurst Laviana
Motorcycle fatalities on the rise
Wichita Eagle, 9/3/2007

Associated Press
Motorcycles deaths rising in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 9/3/2007

Tom Bell
Banning fuel efficiency [editorial]
Salina Journal, 8/29/2007

Darrin Stineman
City's golf-cart ruling meets state law
Salina Journal, 8/30/2007

Benita Y. Williams
Hit-and-run kills two road workers in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 9/12/2007

Hurst Laviana
Feds urge states to require helmets
Wichita Eagle, 9/12/2007

Darren Werth
Require riders to wear helmets [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 9/5/2007

More bikers means more biking deaths
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/9/2007

Mike Belt
2 road crew workers killed in hit and run
Lawrence Journal World, 9/12/2007

Motorcycle safety heads up [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/13/2007

Benita Y. Williams
Women charged in hit-and-run
Kansas City Star, 9/13/2007

Stan Finger
2 caught after highway deaths face charges
Wichita Eagle, 9/13/2007

Helmet laws [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/13/2007

Mike Belt
Officials ask for help in double fatality case
Lawrence Journal World, 9/14/2007

David Klepper
New rules for young Kansas drivers?
Kansas City Star, 9/15/2007

The Capital-Journal
Seat belt usage up in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/16/2006

Scott Rothschild
Proposal for new license restrictions targets teens
Lawrence Journal World, 9/15/2007

Ric Anderson
Training could curb fatalities
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/18/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Willard Bridge focus of talks
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/18/2007

Glenn Staab
Recounting a tale of two cities
Hays Daily News, 9/13/2007

Arley Hoskin
Group wants license changes for teens
Olathe Daily News, 9/15-17/2007

Patrick S. Kelley
Roulette on the road [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 9/18/2007

Tom Bell
Saving young lives is priority [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/18/2007

Tougher laws may curb teen fatalities [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 9/18/2007

Associated Press
Truckers: Few Kansas rest sites
Wichita Eagle, 9/24/2007

Mike Hall
Road construction direction unclear
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/26/2007

Brad Cooper
Kansas highway projects in limbo
Kansas City Star, 9/26/2007

Bob Sigman
The goal: save lives
Johnson County Sun, 9/20/2007

Jessica Tims
Parents should be responsible for driving education [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/24/2007

Associated Press
Charges filed in deaths of workers
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/27/2007

Mike Belt
Charges filed in highway deaths
Lawrence Journal World, 9/27/2007

Hurst Laviana
Highway deaths net murder charges
Wichita Eagle, 9/27/2007

Tom Bell
There are good sides to disasters [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/29/2007

Darrin Stineman
Bridge safety a hot topic, even here
Salina Journal, 9/28/2007

Emerson Lynn Jr
A funding crisis looms for national highway system
Iola Register, 9/27/2007

Brandy Nance
It's the law: teens must buckle up now
Emporia Gazette, 12/27/07

Special to the Daily Union
Kansas looks at more e-mixed fuels
Junction City Daily Union, 12/27/07

Associated Press
Kansas on track for lowest traffic fatality rate since 1950s
Salina Journal, 12/31/07



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