THE PERIPHERY The Saga of the Stuck Bus
I type this intrduction fromn the seat of my bus into the city. If thyis print was hand-wrtten, an element of the ride would be apparent by way of squggly lines. Here I did the electronic equivalent t... Posted on 4/13/14 at 10:31 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Potholes and oil safety take transportation funding spotlight
By Don Davis
Fixing ice-cold roads and preventing red-hot railcars are Minnesota lawmakers' transportation priorities.
A House bill would provide $15 million to fill an abundant crop of potholes blam... Posted on 3/26/14 at 10:07 PM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH WITH FORUM COMMUNICATIONS' AMY DALRYMPLE Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea
WILLISTON, N.D. A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, says a group working to plan western North Dakotas future.
Members of the Vis... Posted on 3/8/14 at 1:49 AM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND waterfowl questions
With the non-resident opener today in North Dakota I've had a number of questions on legal transportation requirements. Here it is:
Transportation and Storage
License holders must accompany th... Posted on 9/28/13 at 11:53 AM
NORTH DAKOTA COMMUNITY ACTION Know the Laws of Bicycling In North Dakota
As the dog days of summer continue, bicyclists around North Dakota are taking to the streets and sidewalks for both leisure and commuting. The increased pedal traffic can lead to confusion and danger ... Posted on 7/10/13 at 12:19 PM
FARGO - Starting later this spring and lasting through the fall, drivers may want to avoid 25th Street South in Fargo as construction crews add a lane in each direction over a six-block stretch around Interstate 94.
ST. PAUL – A proposal to increase Minnesota fuel taxes by the equivalent of 15 cents a gallon is similar to a proposal lawmakers may consider after the 2014 legislative session convenes next week, the two legislative transportation finance chairmen said Tuesday.
GRAND FORKS – BNSF Railway promised Tuesday to provide more locomotives and workers in the next few weeks to break the logjam of rail shipments that has dismayed North Dakota farmers and forced the detour of passenger trains through the state.
Kevin Bonham, Forum News Service
, February 11, 2014
FARGO – Heavy freight train traffic in the oilfields has canceled several of Amtrak’s passenger trips between Chicago and Spokane, Wash. through the weekend, disrupting service for hundreds of customers.
Two Grand Forks area bridges are scheduled to be renovated or replaced by the end of the decade, but federal funding uncertainty has some state and municipal officials worried about the fate of the two projects.
GRAND FORKS – The head of BNSF Railway says federal regulators will have to find a balance in creating incentives for railroads to upgrade to newer tank cars while ensuring there’s enough old cars available to handle the huge volumes of Bakken oil being shipped by rail.
Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service
, September 18, 2013
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