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It would be possible to cut the Federal Aviation Administration budget in a far less disruptive way than the sequestration plan outlined by the agency's administrator. Was it about grandstanding and budget hype?
Whether it's living in communities that offer employment opportunities or having access to good public transit, one of the smartest things we can do to help families burdened by high prices at the gas pump is to help them get from where they live to where they work.
Distracted driving is perhaps the least recognized public safety crisis of the 21st century. We can and will reach the day when no families will suffer because a driver took his or her eyes off the road.
The Office of Management and Budget's effort runs counter to the administration's strong and positive agenda on energy efficiency, renewable energy and the environment in general.
The Bush Administration's DOT succeeded in knocking a sizeable hole in Illinois' ban on pay-to-play deals that the state Senate had attempted to pass in the wake of the Blagojevich scandal.
A Republican with a consistently bad record on environmental issues has just been nominated to run the Department of Transportation.