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US Politics & Gov't

Federal Court Order: Explosive DOT-111 "Bomb Train" Oil Tank Cars Can Continue to Roll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: oil, trains, transportation, dangers, oil by rail, Sierra Club, protests )

Freya
- 125 days ago - commondreams.org
A U.S. federal court has ordered a halt in proceedings until May in a case centering around oil-by-rail tankers pitting the Sierra Club and ForestEthics against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). As a result, potentially explosive DOT-111 oil...
After Bridge Disaster, Sanders Calls for $1 Trillion to Address Infrastructure Collapse
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, U.S., Transportation, Bernie Sanders, Labor, Barack Obama )

Judy
- 127 days ago - commondreams.org
"Deteriorating infrastructure does not magically get better by ignoring it," says senator
DMV Won't Relicense Repeat Drunken Drivers in NY
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drunk driving, crime, death, safety, transportation, murder, government )

Dee
- 971 days ago - news10.com
ALBANY, N.Y. - New York officials have issued regulations to prevent repeat drunken drivers from getting their licenses back.
Report Disputes Christie's Basis for Halting Tunnel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NJ, Christie, lies, republicans, transportation, ARC )

Nancy
- 1143 days ago - nytimes.com
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey exaggerated when he declared that unforeseen costs to the state were forcing him to cancel the new train tunnel planned to relieve congested routes across the Hudson River, according to a long-awaited report by independ..
TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to Subsidize Rail Travel to Stop Global Warming!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, americans, congress, petition, globalwarming, climatechange, co2emissions, transportation, travel )

Peter
- 2381 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Rail travel is grossly under-subsidized in the United States. In 2002, Amtrak received only $500 million in subsidies, whereas highway construction received $30 BILLION. Rail travel is MUCH more efficient and is better for our society and the planet!
   

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