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Transportation bill promises jobs, wildlife protection, infrastructure updates.

Guest column by TOM FRANCE
Missoulian
July 30, 2012

 

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Transportation Bill Reauthorization

 

 

Boxer aims to put TIGER-type program in next federal transport bill

By Elana Schor
Streetsblog Capitol Hill
March 25, 2010
http://dc.streetsblog.org/2010/03/25/boxer-aims-to-put-tiger-type-program-in-next-federal-transport-bill/

Ambitious Wyoming big game underpass plan takes hit
By Jeff Gearino
Casper Star-Tribune
March 14, 2010
http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_8c43c438-a106-5773-bf09-7e86f5d00449.html

Three animal crossings come to busy Oracle Road
By Tony Davis
Arizona Daily Star
February 21, 2010
http://www.azstarnet.com/news/science/environment/article_6cda431f-5d9c-5b2a-865a-ad9aee9ee260.html

ODOT collaboration process becoming standard
By Justin Carinci
Daily Journal of Commerce
February 9, 2010
http://djcoregon.com/news/2010/02/09/odot-group-smoothes-agency-process-trpn/

Greenroads lays foundation for more sustainable US road construction
By Mark Harris
The Guardian
January 19, 2010
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/19/greenroads-us-road-construction-environment

Schwartz, Curry crafting "raodkill bill" to slow drivers in wildlife crossing zones
By David Williams
The Colorado Independent
January 11, 2010
http://coloradoindependent.com/45647/schwartz-curry-crafting-%E2%80%98roadkill-bill%E2%80%99-to-slow-drivers-in-wildlife-crossing-zones

$37.3 billion jobs bill funding for transportation, T-LU extension coming
Washington State DOT
December 15, 2009
http://wsdotfederalfunding.blogspot.com/2009/12/373-jobs-bill-funding-for.html

WY Game & Fish sees underpass success
By Jeff Gearino
Casper Star Tribune
December 14, 2009
http://www.trib.com/news/state-and-regional/article_9a0f9760-069b-53ab-997f-6ae4b6f78c1c.html

Oberstar outlines $100 billion transportation-funding plan
By Derek Wallbank
Minnesota Post
December 2, 2009
http://www.minnpost.com/derekwallbank/2009/12/02/13937/oberstar_outlines_100_billion_transportation-funding_plan

House lawmakers, states call for more transportation stimulus
By David Tanner
Land Line Magazine
December 2, 2009
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2009/Dec09/113009/120209-01.htm

Crossroads - Refuge, DOT perspectives clash in Sterling Hwy collision mitigation project
By Jenny Neyman
The Redoubt Reporter
November 25, 2009
http://redoubtreporter.wordpress.com/2009/11/25/crossroads-%E2%80%94-refuge-dot-perspectives-clash-in-sterling-highway-collision-mitigation-project/

Stimulus on the range: Structure built on U.S. 93, where deer and antelope play
By Nate Poppino
Times-News
November 23, 2009
http://www.magicvalley.com/news/article_a4d2a9eb-855a-5c59-8292-171f9a8b9de2.html

Revolutionary Road
By Karrie Jacobs
New York Times
November 11, 2009
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/11/opinion/11jacobs.html?_r=1&emc=eta1

'The concrete is cracking': Front-loaded new transport bill gains steam
By Elana Schor
Streetsblog Capitol Hill
November 6, 2009
http://dc.streetsblog.org/2009/11/06/the-concrete-is-cracking-front-loaded-new-transport-bill-gains-steam/

Transportation infrastructure: Surface transportation funding gets another extension
By Jeff Berman
Logistics Management
November 2, 2009
http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/367098-Transportation_infrastructure_Surface_transportation_funding_gets_another_extension.php

Transportation policy becomes the proverbial tree falling in the forest
By Elana Schor
Streetsblog Capitol Hill
October 28, 2009
http://dc.streetsblog.org/2009/10/28/transportation-policy-becomes-the-proverbial-tree-falling-in-the-forest/

Obama ally breaks with White House on timing of new transport bill
By Elana Schor
Streetsblog Capitol Hill
October 13, 2009
http://dc.streetsblog.org/2009/10/13/obama-ally-breaks/

House passes three-month extension to SAFETEA-LU
School Transportation News
September 24, 2009
http://www.stnonline.com/artman/publish/article_9888.shtml

Did Oberstar admit there won't be a transportation bill this year?
By Elana Schor
Streetsblog Capitol Hill
September 10, 2009
http://dc.streetsblog.org/2009/09/10/did-oberstar-admit-there-wont-be-a-transportation-bill-this-year/

Photos


Bison crossing road in Yellowstone National Park<

Bison walking down center line of road in Yellowstone National Park<

Coyote on Portland MAX train (light rail)
AP/Eric Gay

White-tailed deer, Skyline Dr., Shenandoah N.P., VA

White-tailed deer crossing Skyline Dr., Shenandoah N.P., VA

Road construction in Arizona<

Wildlife underpass crossing in Arizona<

Wildlife underpass crossing in Banff National Park<

Wildlife overpass crossing in Banff National Park<

Moose leaving US 89 culvert near Logan, UT

Mule deer leaving US 89 culvert near Logan, UT

River otters in Hwy 93 wildlife underpass, Flathead Indian Reservation, MT

Black bear in Hwy 93 wildlife underpass, Flathead Indian Reservation, MT

Road construction in Northern CA

Road construction in Northern CA