Transport

FTA Suspends Illinois Woman Employed by Locomotive Manufacturer

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On February 14, 2019, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) suspended and proposed the debarment of Velda Berryman from participation in Federal procurement and nonprocurement programs. FTA previously suspended her from June 30, 2017, to June 29, 2018, and referred allegations to DOT-OIG for investigation. Based on the results of DOT-OIG’s investigation, FTA re-suspended Berryman and proposed the…

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MP Colin Fraser to Make Tourism Funding Announcement

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Annapolis Royal, NS – April 18, 2019 – Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), will make a funding announcement concerning a community infrastructure project that will contribute to local tourism.The Honourable Stephen…

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Separated walking and cycling path to be part of new Manawatū Tararua Highway

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The Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter announced today that the Government has committed to building a separated walking and cycling path along the new highway to replace the Manawatū Gorge.
The NZ Transport Agency has confirmed the decision today at a hearing on the Notice of Requirement for the new highway.
“The community made their voice heard through…

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Government of Canada to announce support for international travel from Saskatchewan and British Columbia

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Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement with Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, that will benefit tourism and economic development in Saskatchewan and British Columbia….

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Just Belt Up This Easter

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Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter urges everyone to belt up this Easter.
“The number of deaths on our roads is heart breaking. Last year, nearly a quarter (23% / 63 people) of all passenger vehicle fatalities involved people not wearing a seat belt – and I’m really disturbed our Police still encounter drivers who are not belting…

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Chicago Business Owners Charged in Contaminated Body Parts Scheme

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On April 3, 2019, Donald A. Greene, Sr., and Donald A. Greene II, owners of Biological Resource Center of Illinois (BRCIL), Chicago, Illinois, were charged via information in U.S. District Court, Detroit, Michigan, for engaging in a scheme to defraud medical research customers. Greene Sr. was charged with wire fraud and criminal forfeiture, and Greene II was…

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