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TRANSPORTATION
Kansas Newspaper Clippings Index

2012 Legislative Session
January through May 2012

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, 2012.

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, 2012


Tim Hrenchir
Cloverleaf interchange: Council receives input
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2012


J-W Editorial

Toll roadblock [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2012


Tim Hrenchir
Council hears comments on cloverleaf crossing
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2012


Chad Lawhorn
Federal appeals panel hears arguments in trafficway case
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2012


Kan. lawmakers consider new fee for electric cars
Salina Journal, 1/24/2012


Steve Fry
Panel considers Frankfort Boys highway bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2012


Tim Hrenchir
Group calls for US-24 signal
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2012


Steve Fry
Frankfort Boys bill passes House committee
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2012


Kan. speeds up work on 32 road projects
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2012 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Bill's aim: Beef up highway safety
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2012 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorial

Amtrak delay [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2012


The Capitial-Journal Editorial Board Advisory
Editorial: Council's decision will be criticized
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2012


Jamie Willey
State accelerates highway projects
Parsons Sun, 2/1/2012 [Newsbank article]


The News Staff
Family lauds KDOT snow crews' lifesaving efforts -Coordinated actions in Dec. blizzard made difference for man who'd had heart attack
Hutchinson News, 2/1/2012 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
House tax plan skims $320M at KDOT
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Topeka Metro looks to upgrade tech
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2012


John Green
Hutch chamber: Leave KDOT cash alone
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2012 [Newsbank article]


Aly Van Dyke
Metro to launch technology
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2012


Ann Marie Bush
MTAA board approves support of rezoning effort
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2012


Tim Carpenter
Senate explores new traffic corridors
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2012


Brad Cooper
A safer Kansas 10 is sought, but how?
Kansas City Star, 2/25/2012


Chief concern
Hutchinson News, 2/26/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Motor vehicle inspections aim to deter theft
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2012


Matt Campbell
Interstate 435 shutdown looms on Saturday
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2012


Jason Probst
FMCA failure [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/1/12 [Newsbank article]


The Star's editorial| More cable for Kansas 10
Kansas City Star, 3/6/2012


Darcy Gray
Staying S.A.F.E. on the road -Police buckling down on teen seat belt usage
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2012 [Newsbank article]


Jason Bennett
Legislation shifts title window to 60 days
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2012


Tim Hrenchir
Cloverleaf change gets red light
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2012


J-W Editorials
Dangerous crossing [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2012


Ken Stephens
City, county both get on board for Amtrak train effort- But resolutions vary with city pledging $15K, county offering nothing
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2012 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Frankfort Boys highway bill signed
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2012


Mike Hendricks
Wheels are turning to build bike lanes from Kansas to downtown -Johnson and Wyandotte counties are helping shape a better way to get bikes and people downtown
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Metro board appoints its own legal counsel
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2012


Prepare now [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2012


Tim Carpenter
KDOT's new driver
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2012


Mary Clarkin
Auto legislation still stuck in mud
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2012 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
KDOT a good hire [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2012


Scott Rothschild
Proposal to double K-10 fines advances
Lawrence Journal World, 3/30/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Metro may bolster services
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2012


Tim Hrenchir
Council approves 'Complete Streets' projects
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2012


John Green
Visiting reps: KDOT can't afford cash sweep
Hutchinson News, 4/10/2012 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorial
Rail route [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/17/2012


Associated Press
Amtrak says Kansas rail service could move by 2016
Kansas City Star, 4/18/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Give 'em a brake in work zones
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Trails a quality of life issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Recycling trucks come in under budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2012


Samantha Foster
KDOT kicks off Work Zone Awareness Week
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: On taxes and patience
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2012


Donna Shelite
Letter: Patience appreciated
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2012


Tim Hrenchir
City mulls regular street potholes inspections
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2012


Ken Stephens
Tagging vehicles will take a timeout
Hutchinson News, 4/25/2012 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Cessna recalling workers, hiring more
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2012


Roxana Hegeman
TSA defends pat-down of 4-year-old at Kan. airport
Hutchinson News, 4/26/2012 [Newsbank article]


The News Staff
City's official OK money for train effort
Hutchinson News, 4/26/2012 [Newsbank article]


Eric Smith
TMTA official asks D.A. to investigate KOMA matter
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: Pothole policy OK as it is
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2012


Tim Hrenchir
Motocross track tops county agenda
Kansas City Star, 4/28/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Owners hope to clear the air on motorcycle track
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2012


Roxana Hegeman
Hawker Beechcraft files for bankruptcy protection
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2012


Tim Hrenchir
D.A. investigates if TMTA violated KOMA
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2012


Amy Bickel
Train history makes pit stop in Hutchinson- Pause in city is for refueling; railcars from mid-20th century on an eight-day journey
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2012 [Newsbank article]


Aly Van Dyke
Metro CEO separation has cost $120K
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Sunday, evening bus services not likely to return
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2012


Steve Everly
Summer gas prices won't be as high as feared
Kansas City Star, 5/13/2012


Ann Marie Bush
City shares information on road projects
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2012


The Capital-Journal
KDOT program receives award
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2012


Ann Marie Bush
Topeka Metro discusses Google mapping, route change
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2012


Tim Hrenchir
Work suspended on US-24 management plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Audit shows MTAA flying true
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: Keep radio traffic open
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2012


The Capital-Journal
DMV's driver's license system functional after outage
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: This problem not Wilson's fault
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Metro to dispose of trolley, upgrade radio system
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2012


Corey Jones
Historic locomotive on track to new use
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/23/2012


Karrey Bill
New report recommends Kansas implement bicycle helmet law to help prevent deaths, injuries
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2012


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