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June through December 2008
Newspaper Clippings Index

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, 2008.

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

June through December 2008

Paul Wenske
With gas at $4, a few strive for 55
Kansas City Star, 6/1/2008

Mary Clarkin
Sizing up the plan for airports
Hutchinson News, 6/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Driving distractions good example [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/2/2008

Special to The Daily Union
Documents necessary to renew drivers license
Junction City Daily Union, 6/9/2008

Karrey Britt
Too young to take the wheel
Lawrence Journal World, 6/11/2008

The Capital-Journal
Teens OK with graduated license
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/17/2008

Jeannine Koranda
State has $58 billion roadmap
Wichita Eagle, 6/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Funding for transportation projects at stake
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/24/2008

Brad Cooper
State tries to bridge $30 billion gap
Kansas City Star, 6/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Tanker War: Thousands of Kansas jobs hang in the balance
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Loans due it's time to pay [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/30/2008

Chris Green
Time is running out for highway funding fix
Hutchinson News, 7/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Mileage payment adjusted
Hutchinson News, 7/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Rep. Boyda to seek highway funds
Junction City Daily Union, 7/2/2008

Patrick Lowry
Fuel for thought [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 7/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Political cartoon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/3/2008

Associated Press
Seat belt snafu hinders police
Lawrence Journal World, 7/4/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Seat belt law finally clicking [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/6/2008

Times News Service
Pott. Co. oks plan for bridges
Manhattan Mercury, 7/8/2008

Tim Hrenchir
County seeking growth, safety from US-24
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/8/2008

Associated Press
Snow gates going in on westbound I-70
Wichita Eagle, 7/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Turnpike to test fall traffic
Lawrence Journal World, 7/13/2008

Mike Corn
KDOT does summertime work for wintertime safety
Hays Daily News, 7/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ed Desoignie
When formulas don't fit
Kansas City star, 7/15/2008

Patrick Lowry
Snow gates [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 7/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Andrew D. Brosig
K-7, K-47 corridors vital, roundtable decides
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Brad Cooper
Distracted drivers cause about a third of crashes
Kansas City Star, 7/20/2008

Jeff Myrick
Safe routes to schools goal of program
Lawrence Journal World, 7/24/2008

Mike Corn
Volunteers' work blooming along scenic byways
Hays Daily News, 7/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

The News Staff
KCC assesses $82,000 in fines, penalties against motor carriers
Hutchinson News, 7/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Shelby Smith
Include rail service in new transportation plan
Wichita Eagle, 7/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Our View
Changing habits
Junction City Daily Union, 7/27/2008

Jennifer Torline
Teens & the road
Wichita Eagle, 7/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Boyda steps up to bring needed cash to highway fund [editorial]
Iola Register, 7/28/2008

John Hanna
KDOT to take role in bridge inspections
Wichita Eagle, 7/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Brad Cooper and David Klepper
Kansas focuses on bridge inspection
Kansas City Star, 7/29/2008

Ann Marie Bush
The bridges of Kansas better inspections sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2008

Ann Marie Bush
Bridge breakdown
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2008

Scott Rothschild
Officials consider lowering speed limit
Lawrence Journal World, 7/29/2008

Scott Rothschild
20 percent of state's bridges are 'deficient'
Lawrence Journal World, 7/29/2008

Associated Press
KDOT plans more bridge review
Iola Register, 7/29/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Bridge construction detours ahead [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2008

John Hanna
No plan in place to fix bridges
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2008

Dion Lefler
3 Wichita bridges on list of busiest but deficient
Wichita Eagle, 8/1/2008

Our overlooked infrastructure [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 8/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

A clear sign [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Les Andeson
Graduated driver's licenses saves lives
Wichita Eagle, 8/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Political cartoon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/13/2008

Patrick Lowry
Speed limits [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 8/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Wrangling begins on proposal to reduce speed limit
Lawrence Journal World, 8/14/2008

Hardly a gas [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/15/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
State panel proposes lowering speed limit
Wichita Eagle, 8/15/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Unruh
Rogers to co-chair transportation panel
Salina Journal, 8/15/2008

Andrew D. Brosig
Paving the way K-7 set for Oct. 1 opening
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/15/2008

J-W Editorial
Sacrificing speed [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2008

John Hanna
Road ahead no straight shot
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/16/2008

Kevin Elliott
State highway system ranks fifth
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/16/2008

John Hanna
State official leads group crafting highway plan
Wichita Eagle, 8/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tom Bell
This is a really bad idea [editorial]
Salina Journal, 8/16/2008

Some improvements on highways [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 8/17/2008

Tim Carpenter
Seat belt usage rising
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/21/2008

Chris Green
Study: More kids are buckled up
Hutchinson News, 8/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Safe turn [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 8/21/2008

Rhonda Holman
65 mph? Kansans don't even want to drive 70 [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 8/22/2008

Buckling up let's be fair [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

A promising road [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Sebelius notes plan to lower speed limit
Lawrence Journal World, 8/23/2008

Patrick Kelley
Passenger rail is possible here
Emporia Gazette, 8/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Emerson Lynn, Jr
SEK delegates meet to consider highway needs [editorial]
Iola Register, 8/26/2008

Emerson Lynn
Locals discuss highway needs
Iola Register, 8/26/2008

Alisha Cooper
Old 77 repairs to be complete
Junction City Daily Union, 8/26/2008

Foss Farrar
Amtrak extension getting traction with state officials
Winfield Daily Courier, 8/26/2008

Stephanie Farley
State emphasizes consistent bridge inspections
Garden City Telegram, 8/27/2008

John Green
More use leads to cycle tag shortage
Hutchinson News, 8/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stephanie Farley
KDOT to use eminent domain
Garden City Telegram, 8/29/2008

Hurst Laviana
Safety an aspect of state highway plan
Wichita Eagle, 8/31/2008 [Newsbank article]

Our View
Watch those speeds [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 8/31/2008

Associated Press
US 50 among state's most dangerous highways
Lawrence Journal World, 9/1/2008

Rhonda Holman
Vulnerable up to adults to keep Kansas kids safe [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 9/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tag shortage [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Moped license tags in short supply here
Iola Register, 9/4/2008

Associated Press
KDOT to hold hearings on 10-year highway plan
Wichita Eagle, 9/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Lack of federal funds squeezing KDOT
Topeka capital Journal, 9/6/2008

Other Views
Downside of conservation [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 9/7/2008

Special to The Daily Union
Highway funds delayed
Junction City Daily Union, 9/7/2008

Special to The Hays Daily News
Kansans invited to participate in statewide transportation meetings
Hays Daily News, 9/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Brad Cooper
Transportation issues for voters
Kansas City Star, 9/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
More tolls may be on horizon
Lawrence Journal World, 9/10/2008

Jessica Marshall
Interchange up for national award
Johnson County Sun, 9/10/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Public transportation filling the gap [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/11/2008

James Carlson
States' road funds passed
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/12/2008

Driving protection [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/12/2008 [Newsbank article]

The Morning Sun
Thumbs up, thumbs down [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/12/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stephanie Farley
KDOT examining needs
Garden City Telegram, 9/12/2008

Highways woes will get worse [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 9/12-13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Gayle Weber
KDOT unveils task force, seeks public input
Hays Daily News, 9/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
State transportation program's prospects iffy for next year
Lawrence Journal World, 9/15/2008

Cherise Forno
What are the penalties for driving without insurance or a license?
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/15/2008

John Hanna
Road plan's prospects iffy
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/15/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Highway funding let's get creative [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/16/2008

Stephanie Farley
Appraisers to determine land value in condemnation case
Garden City Telegram, 9/17/2008

Speaker announces appointments
Leavenworth Times, 9/17/2008

Associated Press
State studies Amtrak expansion in Midwest
Wichita Eagle, 9/18/2008

Tim Unruh
Transportation meeting attracts audience, ideas
Salina Journal, 9/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

What's a highway program worth? [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 9/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Turnpike overhaul not limited to roadway
Lawrence Journal World, 9/22/2008

The Morning Sun
KDOT starts work on highway milling, resurfacing project
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Andrew Nash
TLINK members discuss future
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Secure road [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Beccy Tanner and Jeannine Koranda
Speak out on lower speed limits
Wichita Eagle, 9/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

April Middleton
CityGo bus system is topic again
Salina Journal, 9/30/2008

April Middleton
Asphalt prices delay project bidding
Salina Journal, 9/30/2008

Michael Hooper
Kansas Avenue project close
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Loren Stanton
Overland Park wants to widen U. S. Highway 69
Johnson County Sun, 10/1/2008

Scott Rothschild
Public opinion largely against lower speed limits
Lawrence Journal World, 10/6/2008

Mark Fagan
As fuel prices rise, highway deaths fall
Lawrence Journal World, 10/6/2008

Brent D. Wistrom
State ignores Maize plea to move bypass
Wichita Eagle, 10/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Derek Schmidt
Transportation on 2009 agenda
Iola Register, 10/9/2008

Our View
Highway help [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 10/11/2008

Michael Hooper
Update provided on US-24 corridor study
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/15/2008

Adrianne DeWeese
LCDC, community leaders discuss infrastructure projects
Leavenworth Times, 10/11/2008

The Garden City Telegram
Dangerous highways need road work
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/18/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
US-24 highway plan something useful [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/20/2008

Mary Clarkin
Freeway plan a balancing act
Hutchinson News, 10/31/2008 [Newsbank article]

Fred Mann
State honors patriot guard-- a section of K-53 is dedicated to the motorcyclists
Wichita Eagle, 10/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Chad Lawhorn
A breakdown of the SLT plan
Lawrence Journal World, 10/25/2008

Chad Lawhorn
Lawsuit aims to tie up trafficway
Lawrence Journal World, 10/25/2008

April Middleton
City OKs grant for bus service
Salina Journal, 10/28/2008

John Green
K-61 project to get under way soon
Hutchinson News, 11/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Molly McMillin and Dan Voorhis
'The bubble has burst,' Expert says
Wichita Eagle, 11/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hall
US-24 traffic analysis answers, prompts questions
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/7/2008

Chris Green
Stimulus plan could also save highways
Hutchinson News, 11/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Transportation funding idles outside city
Lawrence Journal World, 11/10/2008

Scott Rothschild
Budget shortfall brings blame, fear
Lawrence Journal World, 11/10/2008

David Klepper
Idea to lower speed limit looks out of gas
Kansas City Star, 11/13/2008

David Klepper
Highway projects take hit
Kansas City Star, 11/13/2008

Scott Rothschild
Money problems delay highway work
Lawrence Journal World, 11/13/2008

Stephanie Farley
KDOT delays some projects
Garden City Telegram, 11/13/2008

Will Klusener
KDOT's issues affect Riley Co.
Manhattan Mercury, 11/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Eric Swanson
KDOT delays road work bidding
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/13/2008

John Green
Brakes applied to K-61 plan
Hutchinson News, 11/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Highway projects on hold
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/13/2008

Fred Mann
Cost of salting roads spikes
Hays Daily News, 11/17/2008

Associated Press
Road crews might conserve salt this winter
Junction City Daily Union, 11/17/2008

Tom Bell
Don't go down this road [editorial]
Salina Journal, 11/17/2008

Martin Hawver
Change is in the wind for the 'highway bill'
Junction City Daily Union, 11/24/2008

Scott Rothschild
State urged to proceed with caution on road plan
Lawrence Journal World, 11/24/2008

John Green
Funding issues' cloud over K-61 plan may linger
Hutchinson News, 11/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Eric Swanson
Down an unknown road
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/29/2008

Conflicting messages [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/2/2008

John Green
Kan. stops to be part of study on train line
Hutchinson News, 12/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
KDOT: Full steam ahead
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/5/2008

Associated Press
KDOT OKs Amtrak expansion study
Lawrence Journal World, 12/6/2008

Carl Manning
Committee heads change
Salina Journal, 12/10/2008

Carl Manning
Senate leader wants transportation plan
Hutchinson News, 12/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Molly McMillin
Are corporate jets a luxury or good business?
Wichita Eagle, 12/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

DOT allows truckers' use of loud exhaust brakes for safety
Kansas City Star, 12/13/2008

Monica Springer
Officials talk transportation
Garden City Telegram, 12/16/2008

Mark Fagan
SLT interchange on radar for federal stimulus funds
Lawrence Journal World, 12/18/2008

Sarah Nightingale
The power of corridor
Manhattan Mercury, 12/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
KDOT considers highway cables
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/28/2008

The Capital-Journal
State libraries earn grant
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/28/2008

Duane Schrag
CityGo ridership exceeds estimate
Salina Journal, 12/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Proposed Amtrak expansion generates excitement
Lawrence Journal World, 12/29/2008

Good roads needed in Southwest Kansas
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/31/2008