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FTA: Yankton can’t provide exclusive bus service

April 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic

YANKTON (AP) Yankton Transit is making changes to comply with federal law this week after a recent Federal Transit Administration ruling that told the agency it can no longer provide exclusive school bus service to young riders.
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Johnson to hold transportation field hearing in Sioux Falls

March 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS — Sen. Tim Johnson will hold a field hearing in Sioux Falls at 2 p.m. Thursday to discuss the importance of public transportation in rural and tribal communities.
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New rules result in fewer riders

March 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Adherence to federal law causes drop for Palace Transit, increase for private taxis.
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Area transit services get grants to replace buses

July 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

People in the Mitchell, Bonesteel and Gregory areas are among those who will benefit from nine federal transportation grants that will be sent to South Dakota. Continue Reading

$1M grant to aid in upgrade to Charles Mix transit program

July 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

MARTY People all over the lower part of Charles Mix County can count on a continued reliable bus service to get to work, health care and other appointments. Continue Reading

Regionalization of county transit systems up for discussion

June 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR An effort to provide the same services while spending fewer state tax dollars is prompting the Kandiyohi Area Transit system to begin talks with area counties about cooperating, coordinating and consolidating.
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Venus Transit

June 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Virginia Tech astrophysics graduate student Brandon Bear points to an image of the Venus Transit on Tuesday while projecting the image to an auditorium of people on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va. Continue Reading

Sen. Johnson leading transit roundtable in Sioux Falls

February 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Sen. Tim Johnson is meeting with public transportation and planning officials in Sioux Falls to discuss transportation in the state. Continue Reading

U.S. transportation secretary to tour St. Paul light rail construction

September 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will meet with workers today at the future site of the Central Corridor Light Rail’s Union Depot Station in downtown St. Paul. He’ll be touting President Obama’s proposal to create jobs, which includes money for transportation infrastructure projects. Continue Reading

KAT proposes status quo budget for 2012

August 12, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The proposed 2012 budget and hours of service for the Kandiyohi Area Transit is the same as last year, but if state transit funds are cut, local services may have to be reduced or local fares increased.
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