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Transportation

2010 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, 2010.

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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, 2010


Associated Press
Kansas license plates/vanity, meet originality
Kansas City Star, 1/1/2010


Associated Press
Vanity license plate law takes effect
Lawrence Journal World, 1/1/2010


Beccy Tanner
Kansas playing up its natural beauty along highways
Hutchinson News, 1/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


Beccy Tanner
Kansas adopting more natural roadside look
Emporia Gazette, 1/2-3/2010


Associated Press
Vanity license plate owners bemoan new law
Chanute Tribune, 1/2-3/2010


J-W Editorials
Texting in traffic [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2010


Passengers freed fairness flies [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/4/2010


Our View
Unique tags
Garden City Telegram, 1/5/2010


Associated Press
Panel floats highway revenue ideas
Salina Journal, 1/5/2010


Scott Rothschild
Proposals for highway plan would raise taxes
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2010


Mark Fagan
Road projects keep moving in 2010
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2010


Panel floats highway revenue ideas
Junction City Daily Union, 1/5/2010


Tim Carpenter
Panel moves on roads
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall
Study: New train route would make money
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2010


Political cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 1/6/2010


Associated Press
Study: Amtrak would mean millions for Wichita
Garden City Telegram, 1/7/2010


Russ Morgan
Bid awarded for 18th ave. project
Emporia Gazette, 1/7/2010


Au naturel [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/7/2010 [Newsbank article]


Amtrak could mean millions for Wichita
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/8/2010


Amtrak would mean millions for Wichita
Junction City Daily Union, 1/8/2010


Brent D. Wistrom
Study: Amtrak could mean millions for Wichita
Lawrence Journal World, 1/8/2010


Mark Fagan
Transportation leaders mull additional interstate loop
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2010


Beccy Tanner
Kansas adopting more natural roadside look
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2010


Harold Campbell
Legislators discuss proposed transportation plan
Chanute Tribune, 1/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


Shajia Ahmad
Judge denies KDOT request to stop road closure
Garden City Telegram, 1/12/2010


David Clouston
County residents speak against paving road
Salina Journal, 1/13/2010


Eric Swanson
Wet, cold blamed for road delay
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/15/2010


Williams introduces bill to prohibit testing and driving
Chanute Tribune, 1/16-17/2010


Airline security learn the drill [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2010


Rick Plumlee
State's laws on driving safely found to be lacking
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


Rick Plumlee
State's laws on driving safety found to be lacking
Garden City Telegram, 1/18/2010


Sonya Colberg
Mining waste headed for highways
Salina Journal, 1/19/2010


As I-70 narrows, drivers need direction
Kansas City Star, 1/20/2010 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Committee discusses ban on texts
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2010


Jeannine Koranda
House panel hears from backers of texting ban
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2010


Harold Kelly
Seat-belt bride [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2010


Associated Press
Mining waste to be used on Kansas highways
Manhattan Mercury, 1/20/2010


Associated Press
Panel reviews ban on texting, driving
Garden City Telegram, 1/20/2010


Political cartoon
Chanute Tribune, 1/20/2010


Potential highways drive need for model
Lawrence Journal World, 1/22/2010


Our View
Safe travel
Garden City Telegram, 1/23/2010


KDOT recognizes two employees
Garden City Telegram, 1/23/2010


Harold Campbell
Residents warned about muddy county roads
Chanute Tribune, 1/23-24/2010


Dan Johnson
Seat belt reform a big issue
Hays Daily News, 1/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Nona Stevens
Guard freedom [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2010 [Newsbank article]


Brad Cooper
Decision on rail hub draws near
Kansas City Star, 1/27/2010


Jim Mershon
Pass laws [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Girl, 13, among those urging texting ban
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2010


Eagle Staff
State gets grant to study railway
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2010


Mike Hall
Kansas train study approved
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2010


Brad Cooper
Big bucks put U. S. rail on the fast track
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2010


David Klepper
Kansas bill seeks jail time for texting motorists
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2010


Our View
Safe travel
Garden City Telegram, 1/30/2010


Grant to help fund passenger rail plan
Chanute Tribune, 1/30-31/2010


KDOT employee celebrates 30 years
Chanute Tribune, 1/30-31/2010


Garden City Telegram
Unsafe at any speed [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 2/1/2010


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Car database lacks Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dangerous messages ban texting [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2010


Times news service
State eliminates funding for Hwy 24 corridor plan
Manhattan Mercury, 2/2/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Train travel supporters urge rail expansion
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2010


John Green
Amtrak grant needs matching cash
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Luke Thompson
Manhattan bans driving with cell phones
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/4/2010


Foss Farrar
Senators hear push for Amtrak
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/4/2010


Associated Press
Manhattan OKs cell phone ban while driving
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Luke Thompson
Manhattan bans driving with cell phones
Junction City Daily Union, 2/5/2010


Shajia Ahmad
Commission to vote on road closure
Garden City Telegram, 2/6/2010


Brian Cox
Ban enforceable? [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2010


Scott Rothschild
Bill would put passenger rail program on track
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2010


Associated Press
Adults would be ticketed over helmets
Manhattan Mercury, 2/8/2010


Shajia Ahmad
Closure request denied
Garden City Telegram, 2/9/2010


Associated Press
No helmet may mean adult fine
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/9/2010


Tim Carpenter
Lawmaker: Loosen rules on promo sign
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Seat belt law aims to save
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2010


U. S. 56 open house moves to bigger site
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2010


Darcy Gray
Adults would 'Pay' if teens don't use helmets
Junction City Daily Union, 2/10/2010


Tim Carpenter
House member wants highway promotional signs
Emporia Gazette, 2/10/2010


Tim Carpenter
Otto champions better signage
Iola Register, 2/10/2010


Shajia Ahmad
KDOT considering lighting at U.S. 50/Third
Garden City Telegram, 2/10/2010


Brad Cooper
County pushing I-35 service
Olathe Daily News, 2/10/2010


Molly McMillin
Gov. urges planemakers to remain in Air Capital
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2010


Associated Press
Lawmaker wants signs touting tourist sites
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2010


Staff Reports
Drivers won't follow speed limit on K-18
Manhattan Mercury, 2/11/2010


Associated Press
House member wants highway promotional signs
Leavenworth Times, 2/11/2010


Staff and Wire Reports
Shareholders approve sale of BNSF
Kansas City Star, 2/12/2010


Shelby Smith
Support for train at a critical mass [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2010


James A. McClellan
Keep train on same schedule [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2010


Mary Clarkin
House passes bill to name K-61 stretch for Neal
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2010


Mary Clarkin
Measure would undo lane law
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2010


David Clouston
County to tackle closed bridge issue
Salina Journal, 2/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Commissioner sends offensive e-mail to critic
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/15/2010


Mark Fagan
KDOT plans traffic study at Sixth and SLT
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2010


Tim Carpenter
Students push highway marker
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2010


Traffic foresight [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2010


Foss Farrar
Passenger rail bill passes Senate committee
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/16/2010


Economic development ready to grow [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Senate OKs seat belt bill, sends to House
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Senate to consider texting ban
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2010


Deborah Fischer Stout
Daytime trains best choice for Kansas [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2010


Tim Carpenter
Senate tightens seat belts
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2010


John Hanna
Kan. Senate passes bill toughening seat belt law
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2010


Senate passes tougher seat belt law
Junction City Daily Union, 2/17/2010


Associated Press
Driving-while-texting ban
Emporia Gazette, 2/17/2010


Associated Press
Senate passes bill toughening seat belt law
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/17/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Bill to expand rail service in Kansas advances
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2010


Mark Fagan
Freight center still on hold after grant denial
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2010


Foss Farrar
Senate approves passenger rail program bill
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/18/2010


Brad Cooper
Armour road| Exit ramp will be closed for nine months
Kansas City Star, 2/19/2010 [Newsbank article]


Alden Wilner
War on driving [letters to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Debate heated as Senate approves texting bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Senate passes bill to ban texting behind the wheel
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2010


David Klepper
Kansas targets texting drivers
Kansas City Star, 2/20/2010


Regressive tax [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/20/2010


John Milburn
Kansas Senate advances texting-while-driving ban
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2010


John Milburn
Medical regulator
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2010


Claire O'Brien
Wyatt Earp road project may go down to the wire
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/20/2010


Janis Lee
Seat belt bill an important step
Hays Daily News, 2/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Text messaging stay focused [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2010


Ed Nicewander
Enough yakking
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Traffic bills [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Hutchinson News
Traffic in Topeka [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 2/23/2010


Mark Fagan
Less roadside mowing brings benefits
Lawrence Journal World, 2/24/2010


Special to The Daily Union
KDOT sponsors art, message contest
Junction City Daily Union, 2/25/2010


Claire O'Brien
JAG says it will get job done
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/27/2010


Foss Farrar
Amtrak service would be good for Cowley County economy, study shows
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/27/2010


Star's Editorial
An expressly good idea to follow [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2010


KDOT sponsoring 'Sobriety Rocks' scholarship competition
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/1/2010


Tim Carpenter
MADD: Device a must
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2010


Jason Eberhart-Phillip
What I learned firsthand about seat belts
Iola Register, 3/3/2010


Kevin Elliott
At-grade intersection to replace cloverleaf
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2010


Tim Carpenter
Senate OKs transit bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2010


Eric Swanson
City's cost for bridge repair high
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/4/2010


Staff Reports
Governor's plan hits the roads
Manhattan Mercury, 3/5-6/2010


Associated Press
Budget shortfall now projected at $467M
Manhattan Mercury, 3/5-6/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Parkinson cuts roads funding to fix budget
Wichita Eagle, 3/6/2010


Mark Fagan
KDOT projects take back seat to state budget problems
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Possible change in DUI law draws opposition
Wichita Eagle, 3/6/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Roadwork taking the brunt
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2010


Tim Linn
KDOT suspends projects
Leavenworth Times, 3/6/2010


Associated Press
Seat belt law included in Parkinson's budget plan
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/6/2010


J-W Editorials
Painless gain [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2010


Associated Press
Dispute over proposed DUI amendment in Kansas
Emporia Gazette, 3/8/2010


Chad Lawhorn
City may rebuild Iowa St. for $5M
Lawrence Journal World, 3/9/2010


Tribune Staff
Two area road projects trimmed in budget cuts
Chanute Tribune, 3/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
KDOT to release Amtrak study
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2010


Associated Press
KDOT to release Amtrak study
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Driving bill 'bribery'
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2010


Associated Press
House advances bill on rail service to state
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Lil' Toledo to host special media event
Chanute Tribune, 3/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Our View
Easy savings
Garden City Telegram, 3/11/2010


Megan Molitor
State budget cuts hits local road projects
Junction City Daily Union, 3/11/2010


John Milburn
Study names expanded train routes
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Rail study has 4 options
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2010


Bill Kennedy
Driver education would make roads safer [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/12/2010


Russ Morgan
One step closer: Amtrak study released
Emporia Gazette, 3/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
KDOT outlines study on expanding rail service
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/12/2010


Mike Hall
KDOT reveals train route costs
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2010


Melissa Smith
Law enforcement discusses seat belt awareness
Chanute Tribune, 3/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mark Fagan
New vanity tag rule spurs drivers' creativity
Leavenworth Times, 3/12/2010


Scott Rothschild
Expansion of Amtrak through Kansas proposed
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2010


Tim Carpenter
Senate committee approves fix to fuel tax mistakes
Leavenworth Times, 3/13/2010


Janet Ruby
Kansas budget cuts hurt road repairs [letters]
Kansas City Star, 3/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Our View
Hopping off the rails [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 3/13-15/2010


Mark Fagan
KDOT still responding to SLT records request
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2010


On track [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2010


John Milburn
Parkinson makes pitch for more road projects
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2010


John Milburn
Keeping state roads No. 1
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Governors tout state's highway ranking
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2010


Our View
Bumpy future
Garden City Telegram, 3/16/2010


James R. Hanni
Bill will save lives
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Salina Journal
County to reduce summer workers
Salina Journal, 3/17/2010 [Newsbank article]


Lawrence Journal-World
Plan is on track [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/17/2010


Susan Lynn
Enjoy Kansas roads while the going is good [editorial]
Iola Register, 3/18/2010


Dena Sattler
Resurgence on the rails
Garden City Telegram, 3/20/2010


Mike Corn
Highway through Gove set for reconstruction
Hays Daily News, 3/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
House panel approves DUI bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Mark Fagan
Proposal would put brakes on U.S. 40 turn lanes
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2010


Megan Molitor
County OKs new bridge plan
Junction City Daily Union, 3/23/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
House votes to support tougher DUI regulations
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2010


Rick Plumlee
Wrong-way crashes rare
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2010


Tribune Staff
Patrol steps up seat belt enforcement
Chanute Tribune, 3/24/2010 [Newsbank article]


Straight from stroot [cartoon]
Olathe Daily News, 3/24/2010


Associated Press
Passenger rail service
Emporia Gazette, 3/25/2010


Mark Fagan
Lower speed limit sought on U.S. Highway 40 area
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2010


Our View
Breathe easy
Garden City Telegram, 3/25/2010


Tim Carpenter
Lawmakers debate DUI law reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Kansas drivers could skip test
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2010


Stu Butcher
State benefits from 20 years of Adopt-A-Highway
Chanute Tribune, 3/26/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Parkinson signs TMTA expansion
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2010


Scott Rothschild
Bill restores $2.5M to county
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2010


Kansas is No. 1 [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2010 [Newsbank article]


H. Edward Flentje
Back to the basics on paying for highways
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ed Flentje
Back to the basics in paying for highways
Hays Daily News, 3/29/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ed Flentje
A bumpy road to highway funds
Garden City Telegram, 3/29/2010


Tim Carpenter
Panel passes highway plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2010


John Hanna
Panel advances bill raising taxes, fees to pay for road projects
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2010


Associated Press
Panel endorses $8.2B transportation plan
Chanute Tribune, 3/31/2010


Brad Dornes
Ata bus to get $2M for facility
Manhattan Mercury, 3/31/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Senate panel endorses $8.2B transportation plan
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2010


KDOT to begin resurfacing project
Garden City Telegram, 4/1/2010


John Milburn
Transportation seen as road to recovery
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2010


The News Staff
For first time, Kan. to host conference
Hutchinson News, 4/3/2010


Brad Cooper
Proposed tax would fund highway plan
Olathe Daily News, 4/3/2010


Associated Press
Officials eye familiar path with road plan
Chanute Tribune, 4/3-4/2010


Mark Fagan
Lane widening planned from city to K-7
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2010


H. Edward Flentje
Sales tax road less traveled
Salina Journal, 4/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Staff Reports
With new bucks, a new name
Manhattan Mercury, 4/5/2010


Brad Domes
Colorado firm wins K-18 bid
Manhattan Mercury, 4/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


State stimulus [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
On You Tube, KDOT asks for tax hike
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2010


Asher Langworthy
Enact Damian's law [letters]
Kansas City Star, 4/8/2010


John Milburn
KDOT uses TouTube to illustrate road woes
Hays Daily News, 4/8/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Students learn realities of politics
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2010


Brandy Nance
Road closure denied
Emporia Gazette, 4/9/2010 [Newsbank article]


KDOT begins construction
Garden City Telegram, 4/9/2010


KDOT announces approved bids
Garden City Telegram, 4/9/2010


Kevin Wright
Lone Elm project nearing completion
Olathe Daily News, 4/10/2010


Chad Lawhorn
With social media, businesses toot their own horns
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2010


John Milburn
Video means to show effects of budget on roads
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2010


Megan Molitor
KDOT will fund rides to Manhattan
Junction City Daily Union, 4/13/2010


Chris Rech
KDOT needs revenue [people speak]
Emporia Gazette, 4/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Whitney Hodgin
A search for answers to traffic woes on US-24
Manhattan Mercury, 4/15/2010 [Newsbank article]


Rachael Gray
Holcomb officials pass motion to free funds
Garden City Telegram, 4/15/2010


Brad Dornes
Mass transit is on verge of reality in Flint Hills area
Manhattan Mercury, 4/18/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Green
Group pushes for passage of highway funding plan
Hays Daily News, 4/21/2010


Kevin Elliott
KDOT: Be aware, be safe
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2010


John Green
Group details highway funding plan
Hutchinson News, 4/21/2010 [Newsbank article]


Brandy Nance
Traffic study reviewed
Emporia Gazette, 4/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Special to The Hays Daily News
KDOT emphasizes safety in highway work zones
Hays Daily News, 4/22/2010


David Clouston
Group supports transportation plan
Salina Journal, 4/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Brad Cooper and David Klepper
Highway funding sought
Kansas City Star, 4/25/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Highway program needs support session resumes [editorials]
Iola Register, 4/26/2010


Associated Press
Officials urging drivers not to text
Manhattan Mercury, 4/27/2010


David Klepper
Big issues await decisions
Kansas City Star, 4/28/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Teen: Steer clear of texting on road
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2010


Associated Press
Texting while driving
Manhattan Mercury, 4/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


State texting ban is a fine idea [editorials]
Manhattan Mercury, 4/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Teen, officials urge Kansas drivers not to text
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/28/2010


Lester Moore
An honest Congress? [letters to the journal]
Salina Journal, 4/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


Leonard Fishburn
Legislators better listen [letters to the journal]
Salina Journal, 4/28/2010 [Newsbank article]


KHP arrests 9 in enforcement effort
Lawrence Journal World, 4/29/2010


Sarah Luebrecht
Missouri's highways are abysmal compted to roadways in Kansas [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 4/30/5/1/2010


Joe Lambe
Kansas will study cables for the median of K-10
Kansas City Star, 4/30/2011


George Diepenbrock
Kansas Highway 10 cables are not a 'silver bullet' to stop wrecks, KDOT warns
Lawrence Journal World, 4/30/2011


Barbara Hollingsworth
Buckle your belts, prepare for takeoff
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2010


George Diepenbrock
Deadly accident spurs calls to make K-10 safer
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2011


Corey Jones
TMTA sees significant boost in riders
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2011


Construction season street repairs [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2011


Brad Cooper
Tracking of DUI offenders advances
Kansas City Star, 5/2/2011


Seat belt stall [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2010


State Government to the rescue [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2011


Fredrick J. Johnson
Viaduct plan gets good reviews
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2011


Associated Press
Budget won't have money to train new troopers
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2011


Kathy Tidwell
Blooming flowers
Emporia Gazette, 5/4/2010 [Newsbank article]


Bob Sigman
Our roads need upgrades
Johnson County Sun, 5/5/2010


Brandy Nance
Opinion sought on U.S. 50 passing lanes
Emporia Gazette, 5/5/2010


Ben Wearing
Moving beyond numbers [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/5/2010 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Longwell
Letter: DUI checkpoints don't work
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2011


John Green
Meetings to look at rail service proposals
Hutchinson News, 5/6/2010 [Newsbank article]


Dan Voorhis
Siemens sues BNSF over damaged windmill blades
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2011


Wichita Eagle
Wichita airfares drop 18% since 2000, officials say
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2011


John Hanna
Work stalls in legislature on DUI proposal
Lawrence Journal World, 5/7/2010


John Hanna
Work on DUI proposal stalls in Legislature
Hutchinson News, 5/7/2010


Abbey Luterick
KDOT to host meeting, public open house for Amtrak feasibility study
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/7/2010


Dion Lefler
Bill will raise fines for traffic violations
Garden City Telegram, 5/7/2010


Jeannine Koranda
Pan allots $8.2 billion for transportation
Wichita Eagle, 5/8/2010


Associated Press
Senate mulls $8.2B transportation program
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/8/2010


Brenda Becker
Saying no to truckers [letters to the journal]
Salina Journal, 5/8/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Bill would allow stops, fines for no seat belt
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2010


Associated Press
Transportation plan faces uncertain future
Manhattan Mercury, 5/9/2010


John Hanna
Highway bill faces difficult road to funding in House
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2010


Christine Metz
Sending a message: Texts cause accidents
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2010


John Hanna
Future uncertain for proposed highway plan
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/10/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Bond financing for highways can be prudent move [editorial]
Iola Register, 5/10/2010


Brad Dornes
DMV project to streamline transactions
Manhattan Mercury, 5/11/2010 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
House OKs drunken-driving bill
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2010


Associated Press
Gov. to sign sales-tax hike this month
Manhattan Mercury, 5/12/2010


Associated Press
Seat belt law passes
Iola Register, 5/12/2010


John Milburn
Tougher seat belt law OK'd
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2010


John Milburn
Transportation plan has easier road; 2010 session ends
Salina Journal, 5/12/2010


Jeannine Koranda
House OKs transportation plan
Wichita Eagle, 5/12/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
House OKs $8.2 billion roads plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2010


Getting serious about seat belts [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 5/12/2010 [Newsbank article]


Staff Reports
Highway upkeep cash OK'd
Manhattan Mercury, 5/12/2010


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Kansas keeps commitment to transportation [editorial]
Iola Register, 5/12/2010


Associated Press
Transportation package OK'd
Iola Register, 5/12/2010


Associated Press
Lawmakers approve tougher seat belt law
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/12/2010


John Green
Bus line to Colo. will soon roll out
Hutchinson News, 5/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Erin Mathews
Texting, seat belt laws are OK'd
Salina Journal, 5/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Ben Wearing
We know how the story goes [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Our View
Matter of safety [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 5/13/2010


Joan Perez
Thanks to Bill Otto
Iola Register, 5/13/2010


Eric Swanson
Bus service returns to SW Kansas
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/13/2010


J-W Editorials
Money or safety? [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2010


Tribune Staff
$8.2 billion transportation plan sent to governor
Chanute Tribune, 5/13/2010 [Newsbank article]


Shajia Ahmad
New bus route to pass through Garden City
Garden City Telegram, 5/14/2010


Harold Campbell
KDOT officials outline state transportation plan
Chanute Tribune, 5/14/2010 [Newsbank article]


Brad Cooper
Kansas revs up road upgrades
Kansas City Star, 5/15/2010


Associated Press
Traffic safety issues advance to governor
Hays Daily News, 5/17/2010


Brad Cooper
Kansas kicks in $35M on rail hub
Kansas City Star, 5/18/2010


The Daily Union
Smoking, texting [our view]
Junction City Daily Union, 5/18/2010


Parkinson signs bill increasing traffic fines
Emporia Gazette, 5/18/2010


Bridge project will close old 169 highway
Chanute Tribune, 5/19/2010 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
KDOT begins road resurfacing project
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2010


James Carlson
Two wrecks and one lasting injury
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/19/2010


Brad Cooper
Idea to help buses in traffic gets go-ahead
Kansas City Star, 5/19/2010


Associated Press
Railway freight hub gets boost
Iola Register, 5/19/2010


Special to The Hays Daily News
Click it or ticket is just ahead
Hays Daily News, 5/19/2010


Associated Press
State gives tax incentive to BNSF Railway for freight hub
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2010


Associated Press
New state law raises traffic fines
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2010


Cory Smith
Study presents 4 options for expansion of rail service
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2010


Kansas highways top list of "best roads" in America
Johnson County Sun, 5/19/2010


Shajia Ahmad
Officials unveil updated road plans
Garden City Telegram, 5/20/2010


Foss Farrar
Citizens hear 'Cadillac version' of Amtrak proposal
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/21/2010


Bobbi Mlynar
Texting is significant distraction
Emporia Gazette, 5/21/2010


The Capital-Journal
KDOT schedules meeting to discuss Amtrak future
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Drivers will get free ride
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2010


John Hanna
Road projects back on track
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2010


Affordable airfares [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/22/2010 [Newsbank article]


Bobbi Mlynar
KDOT will show rail options
Emporia Gazette, 5/22-23/2010


Preservation projects back on track
Chanute Tribune, 5/22-23/2010


Larry Caldwell
What people say
Emporia Gazette, 5/22-23/2010


Associated Press
Highway projects revived
Emporia Gazette, 5/22-23/2010


State highway projects revived
Leavenworth Times, 5/22-23/2010


John Green
A big-picture highway plan
Hutchinson News, 5/23/2010 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Traffic counts reveal hot spots
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2010


FYI meeting to offer info on Amtrak rail service
Hutchinson News, 5/24/2010


Gwendolynne Larson
City to hear about Amtrak plan
Emporia Gazette, 5/24/2010


Officers target seat belt usage
Iola Register, 5/24/2010


Associated Press
Governor signs texting ban
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/25/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Students prevail in lobbying
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/25/2010


Associated Press
Topeka |Texting while driving banned in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 5/25/2010


Amtrak route
Emporia Gazette, 5/25/2010


Scott Rothschild
Gov. signs bill banning texting while driving
Lawrence Journal World, 5/25/2010


The Daily Union
On the road again [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 5/25/2010


Governor to sign highway bill today
Lawrence Journal World, 5/25/2010


Mike Heronemus
Bridge could be closed for wheat harvest
Junction City Daily Union, 5/25/2010


Associated Press
Governor signs transportation bill
Iola Register, 5/25/2010


Associated Press
Amtrak meeting to focus on new routes
Salina Journal, 5/25/2010


John Hanna
Parkinson touts highway bill as jobs boost
Junction City Daily Union, 5/26/2010


Scott Rothschild
Law will advance 2 transit projects
Lawrence Journal World, 5/26/2010


Barbara Hollingsworth
Roads, rails bill signed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2010


Gwyn Mellinger
Transportation program may pave way
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2010


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