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Transportation

2008 Session - January through May

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, January through May, 2008.

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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
January through May, 2008


Peter Euler
Passenger seat belt laws have changed
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/1/2008


Jeannine Koranda
City goal: Cut mailing to cited drivers
Wichita Eagle, 1/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Darren Werth
Take the next step on seat belt law [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 1/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Our View
Right track tougher seat belt law would save more lives [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 1/2/2008
Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Kansas needs to take Missouri's example [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Deb Miller
Projects boosts safety, economy
Garden City Telegram, 1/5/2008
Dave Seaton
Corridor study is completed
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/8/2008
Dave Seaton
Cities, county collaborated on corridor study U.S. 77
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/9/2008
Arley Hoskin
New law targets teens who don't buckle up
Olathe Daily News, 1/9/2008
Mike Hall
BNSF building hydrogen-powered fuel cell locomotive
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2008
Jessica Tims-Seeliger
KDOT is giving us the opportunity to speak out [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kevin Flathery
KDOT seeks citizen input
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Steve Rose
Straight talk on light rail
Johnson County Sun, 1/10/2008
Traffic deaths can decline further [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/11-12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Highway 69 project should not be abandoned [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/12/2008
Mark Vierthaler
Driving an issue of safety
Dodge City Daily Union, 1/12/2008

Arthur P. Hall
Road projects need benefit-cost analysis
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark McCormick and Hurst Laviana
Unbuckled teens now get tickets
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Other voices
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2008
J-W Editorials

Welcome news [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/14/2008


Patrick S. Kelley
Headed in the right direction [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 1/14/2008
Sarah Kessinger
State doesn't expect to make 'business' designation to road
Hutchinson News, 1/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
The Garden City Telegram, on traffic accidents:
Chanute Tribune, 1/15/2008
Tim Hrenchir
MTAA to pursue two airlines
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2008
Brad Cooper
Missouri, Kansas bridges get look
Kansas City Star, 1/18/2008
Examine DUI laws [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Other Views
A welcome statistic
Hutchinson News, 1/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Bill Wilson
KDOT adds new exit on U.S. 54 at Greensburg
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Lawrence Journal-World
Other views traffic fatality accidents:
Junction City Daily Union, 1/20/2008
Public can comment on KDOT plans
Garden City Telegram, 1/21/2008
John Hanna
Teens uneasy about proposed driving age increase
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2008
Scott Rothschild
Bill would require drug testing in accidents
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2008
James Carlson
Teen drivers could face roadblocks
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2008
Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Measure to raise driving age stalls
Kansas City Star, 1/23/2008
Associated Press
Proposed changes
Iola Register, 1/23/2008
Driving proposals will save lives [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mary Clarkin
Inspection is overdue on bridges
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Teen driving legislation stirs debate
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Teens may have to wait to drive
Iola Register, 1/23/2008
Move forward on driving issue [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 1/24/2008
Carl Manning
Law affecting driver's licenses for illegal immigrants
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Carl Manning
Law expected to affect driver's licenses for illegal immigrants
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2008
James Carlson
Success of license bill touted
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2008
Molly McMillin
Cessna to proceed with larger business jet
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Driver's license law 'puts the squash on fraud'
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Electronics and driving air it out [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2008


Subcommittee to review rules for young drivers
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2008
Jack Payne
Letters to the editor 'Highway 69 corridor'
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/26/2008
Tim Hrenchir
Topeka boulevard bridge work in overdrive
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2008
Mike Hall
Views mixed on teen drivers
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2008
Teen driving [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chris Green
Panel says not to age boost, keeps other restrictions
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2008
Scott Rothschild
Mileage tax among road-funding ideas
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2008
Tim Hrenchir
County proposed road ruling
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2008
Chris Green
House panel OKs teen driving bill
Salina Journal, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
The Salina Journal
KDOT awards bids for highway construction maintenance projects
Salina Journal, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stephen R. Morris
Boeing best choice for military tankers
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stu Butcher

KDOT approves highway construction bids
Chanute Tribune, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Cartoon
Manhattan Mercury, 1/30/2008
Melissa Smith
KDOT inspectors to review state's steel truss bridges
Chanute Tribune, 1/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rachel Davis
Putting the brakes on car title lenders
Garden City Telegram, 1/31/2008
Mike Hall

Experts say driver's ed isn't enough for teens
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2008


Mike Petersen
Let the new tanker be a Boeing
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
Douglas County $732 million in road projects needed by 2030
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2008
Ralph Ostmeyer
Trucking rules should be addressed
Hays Daily News, 2/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
Proposal a drive for safety
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2008
Les Anderson
Teen driving bill needs undiluted House OK
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Arthur P. Hall
A better way to build Kansas roads and bridges
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
Les Anderson
Teen driving bill needs House Ok as is [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 2/5/2008
Harris News Service
Teen driving bill still under study
Salina Journal, 2/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
The Hutchinson News
Tougher law [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 2/5/2008
Chris Green
Driver bill still under panel's scrutiny
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Hooper
Roundabout plans on hold
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2008
Michael Hooper
Corridor study
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2008
Deb Miller
Benefit-cost comparison part of criteria on roads
Wichita Eagle, 2/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Staying competitive [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kasha Stoll
Shh! Don't distract the driver
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2008


Les Anderson
Teen driving legislation needs House OK
Johnson County Sun, 2/7/2008
Delay endangers road safety [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 2/7/2008
Les Anderson
Teen driving law would be effective, reasonable
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Les Anderson
Driving bill is needed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2008

Jack Weinstein
Mayor not on board with light rail plan
Olathe Daily News, 2/9-11/2008


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

US-24 corridor good listeners [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2008


Erin Castaneda
Police to put focus on passenger safety
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2008


Duane Schrag
The high cost for Kansas highways
Salina Journal, 2/10/2008


Duane Schrag
What is congestion?
Salina Journal, 2/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Buckle up ---extra officers are watching
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2008 [Newsbank article]
Les Anderson
License restrictions needed
Salina Journal, 2/11/2008
Associated Press
Agencies to crack down on use of seat belts
Salina Journal, 2/12/2008
Mike Hall
Task force forms to oversee bridges
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2008
Jeannine Koranda
Aviation officials ask state for more funds
Wichita Eagle, 2/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

KDOT announces scholarship contest
Johnson County Sun, 2/14/25008


Jack C. Ventimiglia
Light rail: Less delightful than derailed?
Johnson County Sun, 2/14/2008
Kelli Bamforth
K. C. mayor advocates for regional light rail
Johnson County Sun, 2/14/2008
Jack Miles
Light rail dark pothole on road to transportation solutions
Johnson County Sun, 2/14/2008
Tim Potter
Parents like idea of tighter driving rules
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mary Clarkin
Answers to common questions on Real ID
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mary Clarkin
Fears heard, delays made in new ID law
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chad Lawhorn
Amtrak plan would expand service to south
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2008
J-W Editorials

Train thoughts [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2008


Mike Belt
Projects likely to increase congestion on area highways
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2008
Kristen Roderick
Refinery blast likely to catapult gas prices
Hutchinson News, 2/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
County OKs bridge replacement
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jeffrey Spivak
Light-rail legislation off track in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 2/20/2008
Rhonda Holman
Build it airport parking garage is overdue
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Rachael Bossow
Commission reviews CR-1 issues
Leavenworth Times, 2/20/2008


Clara Kilbourn
Airport project to get under way in March
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Steve Rose
No way to treat the big four
Johnson County Sun, 2/21/2008


Licensing teens [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 2/23/2008


Suzanne Wikle
On the right road
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Molly McMillin
Boeing aims to seal the deal
Kansas City Star, 2/25/2008

Chris Green
Bill would crack down on uninsured drivers
Hutchinson News, 2/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Inspection deal, and bridges, soon to get thorough look
Hutchinson News, 2/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Infractions could be deleted
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Will Klusener
Regional hubbub
Manhattan Mercury, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mary Clarkin
Assistant named interim transportation chief
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Wire Harris

Senate approves penalties for uninsured drivers
Chanute Tribune, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Phil Anderson
2 new patch trucks on way
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/29/2008
Harris News Service
New penalties for uninsured drivers pass
Hutchinson News, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Is this bill really necessary?
Wichita Eagle, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Staff Reports
Runway improvements on commission agenda
Junction City Daily Union, 3/3/2008

J-W Editorials

Bigger problem
Lawrence Journal World, 3/4/2008


Tim Hrenchir
County finalizes Stover Road
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2008
Mike Hall
Detours ahead: road work begins
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2008
Political cartoon
Olathe Daily News, 3/5/2008
Our View
Airport life funds for airports a welcome arrival
Garden City Telegram, 3/5/2008
Associated Press
Bill to require drug testing at serious crashes hit snag
Chanute Tribune, 3/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kasha Stoll
KDOT counters criticism of its inspections, records
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2008


Jeannine Koranda
Aviation leaders: Funds needed to train workers
Wichita Eagle, 3/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
Season of construction projects planned
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2008
Tim Hrenchir
AAA: Curb teenage driving
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2008
Food for thought [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Laura Bauer and Steve Rock
Steerin away from tradition
Kansas City Star, 3/7/2008
Legislators tackle driving age [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 3/7/2008

Staff and Wire Reports
Sebelius signs measure that boosts airport
Manhattan Mercury, 3/7-8/2008


Capital Journal

Kansas units could get French refueling craft
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2008


Deb Gruver
Gas prices in Wichita jump; lower than many
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Cory Smith
Gasoline costs pinch consumers' wallets
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2008
County satisfied with inspections
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2008
Stephanie Farley
Airport program sees increase in applications
Garden City Telegram, 3/8/2008

NW Kansas airports win state funding
Hays Daily News, 3/9/2008


Michael Hooper
MTAA trying to attract airline
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2008


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Street maintenance budget hole
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2008


Chris Green
Panel scales back teen driving bill
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2008 [Newsbank article]
Joelle Tessler
Boeing will protest a $35B Air Force refueling tanker award
Metro News, 3/11/2008
Chris Green
Teen driving bill's fate uncertain
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
County approves sand hauling resolution
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2008
Mike Belt
County approves higher bridge costs
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2008
John Green
Work to begin mid-April on Dodge bypass
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Driving ages
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jim Sullinger
House curbs teen driver bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jim Sullinger
Limits on teen driving stall
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
NAFTA opponents seek resolution
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2008
Chris Green
Teen driving limits could see revival
Hutchinson News, 3/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jonathan Williams
Good news for Kansas taxpayers
Kansas City Kansan, 3/19/2008
Special to the Times
House bill could improve business
Leavenworth Times, 3/19/2008
Ron Sylvester
Trails and tribulations
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Hurst Laviana
Local Amtrak gets boost
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Amtrak probes area route extensions
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2008
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Gas prices boiling point [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2008


Brad Cooper and Robert A. Cronkleton
Study of rail service planned
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2008
Chris Green
Teen driving proposals finding new momentum
Hutchinson News, 3/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kansas to mull rail service extension
Salina Journal, 3/22/2008
Chris Green
Teen driving bills see revival
Hays Daily News, 3/23/2008
Chris Green
Teen driving proposals receiving further study
Salina Journal, 3/23/2008 [Newsbank article]
J-W Editorials

On track [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2008


Mike Hall
Amtrak may adjust routes
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2008

Veterans' highway bill hasn't had much company
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Karen Mikols
City to discuss future construction on Vine
Hays Daily News, 3/25/2008

Plates to help fight breast cancer
Kansas City Kansan, 3/25/2008


Kaley Lyon
Federal budget cuts could shorten county's roadwork plans
Hays Daily News, 3/25/2008

Dan Voorhis
Study: AirTran subsidies paid off
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2008 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Teen driver legislation through one barricade
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Political cartoon
Manhattan Mercury, 3/26/2008


Jim Sullinger and Finn Bullers
Hub-related funding urged
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2008


Jim Sullinger
Teenage driving is hot topic
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2008


Ann Marie Bush

City shows off new truck
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2008


Jim Sullinger
Restrictive measures House, Senate diverge on limitations for teens
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Assistant promoted to chief of Aging, Transportation
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Senate endorses bill increasing minimum age for driver's license
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/27/2008
Chris Green
Senators back teen driving limits
Salina Journal, 3/28/2008
Chris Green
Senators back new teen driving limits
Hutchinson News, 3/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mary Clarkin
Bridge's failure was avoidable, state official says
Hutchinson News, 3/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Rail travel intriguing option [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2008


J-W Editorials

Sad reminder [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2008


Rhonda Holman
Limits do more on teen driving
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chris Green
GOP roadblock: Senate bill limiting teen drivers diverted
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rhonda Holman
Support get on board train effort
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2008 [Newsbank article]
Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Aviators to fly 80-year-old path
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2008 [Newsbank article]
Taylor Atkins
A ticket to ride may cost more
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
County asking Amtrak to come
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Teen driving [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mark Scott
Corridor study looms
Manhattan Mercury, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger
More teen driving limits get look
Kansas City Star, 4/2/2008


Molly McMillin
Cessna decision seen as pivotal
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jeannine Koranda
Bill aims to build aviation in state
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Belt
Highway 59 project in 'good shape' to finish on schedule
Lawrence Journal World, 4/2/2008
Rhonda Holman
Land it Kansas must get new Cessna facility
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Flying across Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
City delays action on expansion of railroad service
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2008

Jeannine Koranda and Molly McMillin
Senate approves cash for Cessna
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
State Senate approves aid for intermodal hub
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2008
John Milburn
Senate OKs perks for Cessna expansion
Hutchinson News, 4/3/2008
John Green
Land prices could impede K-61 plan
Hutchinson News, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Senate OKs economic incentives
Manhattan Mercury, 4/3/2008
Chris Green
Push for teen driving restrictions is in limbo
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jeannine Koranda and Dion Lefler
Aviation, training get funding in final budget
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda and Molly McMillin
Governor expected to sign House passes Cessna incentive
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2008
Molly McMillin
Cessna will build jet in Wichita
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Wichita lands new Cessna plant
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2008
Missed opportunity [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Randy Scholfield
Compete City, state must keep aviation jobs
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Transportation travel options [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2008


Beccy Tanner
Pick a plate Kansans:
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stan Finger
See with your own eyes
Wichita Eagle, 4/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


Molly McMillin
Boeing delay slows Spirit
Wichita Eagle, 4/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jack Pelton
Aviation funding has broad effect
Wichita Eagle, 4/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Molly McMillin
Benefits a top issue in Spirit SPEEA talks
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jessica Self
ATVs unrestricted as death toll rises
Hutchinson News, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Having safer fun [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
An easy, useful habit to acquire
Manhattan Mercury, 4/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Local Cessna incentive: $10 million
Wichita Eagle, 4/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
County approves new bridge
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/15/2008
Bill Kennedy
Worrisome plan would ease some rules for teen drivers
Kansas City Star, 4/15/2008

KDOT puts U. S. 400/k-47 roundabout on hold
Chanute Tribune, 4/15/2008


Dion Lefler
Cessna hiring to start now
Wichita Eagle, 4/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Elvyn J. Jones
Sunflower site owners welcome KDOT study
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2008

Bob Sigman
House leaders lack feeling
Johnson County Sun, 4/16/2008


Sam Hananel
Lawmakers, unions protest tanker deal
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2008


5-county transit study underway
Kansas City Kansan, 4/19/2008


Bryan Derreberry
Credit local leaders for big Cessna win
Wichita Eagle, 4/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Lawmakers might be step out of touch
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2008
Ric Anderson
KHP report long time coming
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2008
Kathy Hanks
Ulysses officials: Intersection within safety standards
Hutchinson News, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Brad Cooper
Report favors upgrade over new parkway
Kansas City Star, 4/24/2008
Tim Carpenter
State's drivers taking risks
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Group calls for brakes on planned highway spending
Lawrence Journal World, 4/24/2008
Edie Hall
A big price to pay beyond the pump
Hutchinson News, 4/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Senate says no user fees for general aviation
Wichita Eagle, 4/26/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hall
Fares to ride buses rising
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2008


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Drunken driving clear picture? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2008


Duane Schrag
Licenses to drive?
Salina Journal, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Montgomery
Here comes yet another license plate
Hutchinson News, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Brent D. Wistrom
Decision to fund rail service will be legislators'
Wichita Eagle, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
All aboard Amtrak
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Train travel appealing option [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2008


Drunken-driving problem requires additional concern from states
Kansas City Star, 4/28/2008
Carl Manning
A new threat on the road
Hutchinson News, 4/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kansans asked to vote for license plates
Junction City Daily Union, 4/29/2008

Carl Manning
If ur texting while driving, ur being a threat on the road, group says
Hays Daily News, 4/29/2008


Mike Belt
KDOT tour aims to set road priorities
Hutchinson News, 4/30/2008
Phil Anderson
Gas price blues? Diesel's even worse
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2008
Michael Hooper
Crops and coal have BNSF on track
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2008
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Driving distractions bill hangs up [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2008


Stan Finger
Lights due at fatal crossing
Wichita Eagle, 5/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hall
County allows street repairs
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2008


Bill would increase registration fee
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2008
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Pedestrian crosswalks step up safety [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2008


Tim Carpenter
Officials steer Boeing craft
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2008
Scott Rothschild
Bill approved that would test drivers after accidents
Lawrence Journal World, 5/4/2008
Michael Hooper
111 crossings to be upgraded
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2008
Darcy Gray
Green light urged to protect teens
Hutchinson News, 5/6/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rejected license plate designs
Chanute Tribune, 5/7/2008

Chad Lawhorn
Final federal permit for SLT issued
Lawrence Journal World, 5/7/2008


Rob Hotakainen
As prices rise, politicians do lots of finger-pointing
Wichita Eagle, 5/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Staff and Wire Reports
How high will they go
Wichita Eagle, 5/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Temporary' can be a long time [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 5/8/2008


City to step up seat belt law enforcement
Iola Register, 5/9/2008
Hurst Laviana
Federal funds may help start rail service
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Shandi Dix
Kansas offers 25 different license plates
Junction City Daily Union, 5/11/2008
Associated Press
Passenger rail in Kansas could get federal boost
Salina Journal, 5/11/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Rail improvements the long haul [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2008


Jon Ruhlen
More bikes; dangers spike
Hutchinson News, 5/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Gwyn Mellinger
City roads need gas tax funds
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2008
Beccy Tanner
State names winning plate, wrong artist
Wichita Eagle, 5/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chad Lawhorn
City, KU discuss coordinating buses
Lawrence Journal World, 5/15/2008
Mark Vierthaler
Officers stepping up seat belt enforcement
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/15/2008
Jessica Tims-Seeliger
KDOT seat belt campaign kicks off next week [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Molly McMillin
'Callous dismissal' by Tiahrt irks Airbus
Wichita Eagle, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stan Finger
Officers to enforce night seat belt use
Wichita Eagle, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Wrong man told he won state contest
Lawrence Journal World, 5/16/2008
The Capital-Journal
Department of Revenue a plate mistake
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Department of Revenue a plate mistake
Hutchinson News, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stephanie Farley
A road focus
Garden City Telegram, 5/17/2008


Randy Scholfield
Slower reduce speed, save gas
Wichita Eagle, 5/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall
Railroads on the right track
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jim Sullinger
Drug testing for drivers
Kansas City Star, 5/20/2008
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Motorcycle accidents rev up safety [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2008


Needing to buckle down [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Frustrated driver says he can't go with a flow
Kansas City Star, 5/21/2008
Deb Gruver
Scooter sales zipping along
Wichita Eagle, 5/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Sad situation [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Elliott
Gas prices-fuel's gold
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/23/2008
Mike Hall
Turnpike replacing bridges at Lawrence
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/23/2008
Mike Belt
Interstate 70 work begins next month
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2008
Governor signs bill to increase vehicle registration fees over four years
Hutchinson News, 5/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Porretto and John Wilen
How exactly are gas prices set?
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2008


Protecting teenage drivers [star's editorial]
Kansas City Star, 5/24/2008

Our Opinion
Funding rail hub would be good for state, too
Olathe Daily News, 5/24/2008


Associated Press
Teen's ATV accident used to show efficacy of safety gear
Lawrence Journal World, 5/25/2008


J-W Editorials

Uncertain roads [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/26/2008


Ric Anderson
Penny pinchers keep right
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2008
Michael Hooper
'Lost Locomotives of Topeka' subject of book
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2008

Karin Brownlee
State should support Gardner intermodal
Johnson County Sun, 5/28/2008


Darcy Gray
Licensing bill a likely factor in enrollment
Hutchinson News, 5/31/2008 [Newsbank article]