Cobb Chamber to host transportation summit

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If you have an interest in transportation issues related to Cobb County, and can spring for the pricey entrance fee, the Cobb Chamber will host the 2021 Transportation & Mobility Summit on Tuesday, October 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

It’s a luncheon summit, and the cost is $100 for non-Chamber-members and $60 for members.

The focus of the summit will be local, state, and federal transportation initiatives that will have an impact on Cobb and the surrounding metro region.

The press release for the summit states:

Through in-depth sessions, transportation

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Christiana in urgent need of a transportation centre | Letters

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THE EDITOR, Madam:

A new KFC outlet is currently under construction in Christiana, and we hope that it will facilitate further development by attracting other businesses to the town, contributing to the increase of employment in rural communities.

The construction of KFC has resulted in the eviction of the taxi operators from the private car park that it now occupies. These taxi operators services various routes, including Albert Town, Lime Tree, Licfield, Lowe River, Criag Head, Coleyville, Pike, Dobson and Ticky Ticky, are now on the roadside, resulting in chaos and traffic congestion. This is further compounded by additional lines

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Penn State Athletics and Transportation Services Announce Parking Changes for Non-Football Events

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The Bryce Jordan Center at Penn State. Photo by Mary Frances Pillion | Onward State

Penn State Athletics and Transportation Services announced Monday parking changes for all non-football athletic events. 

Beginning Monday, August 23, all non-football events will require valid permit or payment of the applicable parking fee for campus lots. In following Transportation Services guidelines, fans with Penn State University Park permits will be able to park at non-football athletic events for free. 

If you don’t have a permit, you can prepay for parking here. This discounted rate is available through 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the

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Transportation Sec. Buttigieg says he, husband are parents

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FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, right, and his husband Chasten Buttigieg acknowledge the audience at the end of a campaign event in Milford, N.H. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced that he and husband Chasten have become parents. Buttigieg, the first openly gay Cabinet secretary confirmed by the Senate, posted the news Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, on his personal Twitter account. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced that he and husband Chasten have become parents.

Buttigieg, the first

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Governments to provide $27.6M for transportation, community infrastructure in Toronto

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TORONTO—The federal and provincial governments are providing joint funding for 14 projects to improve community and active transportation infrastructure in the city of Toronto. 

Prior to the election call, the Government of Canada announced it planned to invest more than $13.6 million in the projects through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) and the Community, Culture and Recreation Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure plan, the Government of Ontario is providing more than $8.3 million and recipients contributing over $5.6 million towards their respective projects.

Among projects funded through the CVRIS are eight components of the City of

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Colorado mudslides wreak havoc on major transportation route

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Recent mudslides have I-70 in Glenwood Canyon closed, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 in Glenwood, Colo. As ominous storm clouds gathered in western Colorado over a large area blackened by a recent wildfire, torrential rain fell and the charred land stripped of vegetation gave way, sending a rush of mud and boulders tumbling down steep canyon walls and onto Interstate 70.(RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP)

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As ominous storm clouds gathered in western Colorado over a large area blackened by a recent wildfire, torrential rain fell and the charred land stripped of vegetation gave way, sending a

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