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2011 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, 2011.

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, January through May, 2011

Gwyn Mellinger
KDOT's Miller offers hope
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2011

Tim Hrenchir
I-70 options bring clash of opinions
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2011

Tim Carpenter
Legis: Just got to drive 75?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2011

Tim Hrenchir
End suggested for yellow light ordinance
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2011

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Speed limit proposal begs caution
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2011

Tim Hrenchir
Proposed speed limit hikes on county agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2011

Tim Hrenchir
Commission raises speed limits on Croco
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2011

Public works road warriors [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2011

Associated Press
Senate panel backs confirmation of KDOT chief
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2011

The News Staff
Applications sought for Safe Routes
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2011 [Newsbank article]

Brad Cooper
U.S. 69/I-435 construction project gets $115 million
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2011

Associated Press
Audit: Fare subsidies' impact inflated
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2011 [Newsbank article]

Brad Cooper
Kansas approves local road work
Kansas City Star, 2/12/2011

Associated Press
Bikers pushing for 'Dead Red'
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2011

Subsidizing air travel [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/14/2011 [Newsbank article]

Editorial: Subsidy's future up in the air
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2011

Brownback campaigning for Boeing contract
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/22011

Fredrick J. Johnson
TMTA levy likely capped
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2011

Associated Press
KDOT launches tool to aid wind development
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2011

KDOT demonstrates new Airspace Awareness Tool at Eudora High School
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2011

Rob Hotakainen
Kan. lawmakers plead Boeing's case in aerial-tanker contest
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2011

Brad Cooper
Kansas deems $5 fine just fine
Kansas City Star, 2/19/2011

Christine Metz
Hello! Study says cell phone, driving sometimes do mix
Lawrence Journal World, 2/19/2011

Highways for Hutch [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2011 [Newsbank article]

Brad Cooper
Let's drive 75, lawmakers say
Kansas City Star, 2/26/2011

Ann Williamson
Gas prices reach new heights
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2011

The Capital-Journal
Project to close S. Wanamaker
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2011

Kathy Hanks
Libya chaos drives world's oil prices fueling a spike in expenses
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2011 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
New phase of US-24 study under way
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011

Shajia Ahmad
Declining gas valuations concern for area officials
Garden City Telegram, 3/8/2011

Tim Hrenchir
Council approves widening of Wanamaker
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2011

Scott Rothschild
Committee puts bicyclist provision into House bill
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2011

Christine Metz
Commuters, get ready for I-70 delays
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Lines at treasurer's office may not be temporary
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2011

Todd Fertig
House committee rejects subsidy for Wichita air fares
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2011

Mike Yoder
Gas stations' switch to summer fuel could mean a rise in gas prices
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2011

Associated Press
Kansas workers promised aviation support
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2011

Todd Fertig
'Fair fares' subsidy cut in House
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2011

Brad Cooper
75 mph speed limit stays on agenda
Kansas City Star, 3/24/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Vehicle registration was a long ordeal
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2011

Airfare affordability [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/28/2011 [Newsbank article]

Save affordable fares
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2011

Tim Hrenchir
Commission irked voter treasurer's lines
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2011

Hurst Laviana
Do speeders have a buffer? Maybe a bit
Wichita Eagle, 4/17/2011

Running reds [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/25/2011

Molly McMillin
Boeing reports lower revenue, higher net income in first quarter
Wichita Eagle, 4/27/2011

Chad Lawhorn
Lawrence mayor to send letter to state officials urging Kansas Highway 10 cable barriers
Lawrence Journal World, 4/27/2011

Safety study [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/28/2011

Lawrence Journal-World
Deaths call for more road safety
Hutchinson News, 5/9/2011

Associated Press
Wichita air fare subsidy restored
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2011

Saving lives on Kansas 10
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2011

Area officials support K-10 cable barriers at meeting
Lawrence Journal World, 5/13/2011



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