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TRANSPORTATION: Keeping Progress Moving

TRANSPORTATION: Keeping Progress Moving

Officials, industry prepare for another busy year of highway construction

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Dickinson airport boardings down slightly

BISMARCK - The Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport’s 2015 boardings remain about 3 percent lower than last year, according to figures released Friday by the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission.

Jamestown Airport Authority seeks to boost boardings

The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority’s Commercial Air Service Committee has set a goal of averaging 800 passenger boardings a month for June through August.

Northrop Grumman signs Grand Sky lease

Northrop Grumman signs Grand Sky lease

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Northrop Grumman has made it official.

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Dayton sticks to education and transportation, but eases up on buffers

Dayton sticks to education and transportation, but eases up on buffers

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton stuck to his tried-and-true themes during his Thursday night State of the State speech, but rural lawmakers said they felt he showed a willingness to ease a controversial proposal to require 50-foot buffer strips around all water.

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Uber regulations pass North Dakota Senate

BISMARCK--Another bill regulating ride-hailing companies such as Uber has been approved by both chambers of the North Dakota Legislature.

Cirrus Aircraft head credits Grand Forks for support during downturn

Cirrus Aircraft head credits Grand Forks for support during downturn

Cirrus Aircraft was flying high in September 2008 when the recession suddenly hit.

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Spectrum Aeromed to tour Asia with aircraft

FARGO — Spectrum Aeromed, a local company that designs and manufactures custom air medical and air ambulance equipment, will showcase its medical interior in a new Pilatus PC-12 NG on a tour of Asia.

NTSB calls for new oil rail cars

WASHINGTON - Requiring new train cars carrying some flammable liquids be equipped with protection systems meeting or exceeding current standards is one recommendation coming out of a federal safety study.

New rail data highlights how much ND crude heads east

New rail data highlights how much ND crude heads east

WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota sends more oil by rail to East Coast refineries than all other areas of the country combined, says new data from the Energy Information Administration.

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North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks

North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks

WASHINGTON - New regulations to cap vapor pressure of North Dakota crude fail to account for how it behaves in transit, according to industry experts, raising doubts about whether the state's much-anticipated rules will make oil train shipments safer.

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BNSF announces plans to improve oil shipment safety measures

BNSF announces plans to improve oil shipment safety measures

BISMARCK -- One of the top rail companies in the U.S. has announced steps to improve rail safety in North Dakota.

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ND officials encourage truckers to utilize Bakken bypasses

ND officials encourage truckers to utilize Bakken bypasses

As western North Dakota boomtowns work to catch up to growing truck traffic with bypasses around city centers, they’re also working to make sure commercial truck drivers actually use the routes.

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Eased drone restrictions lessen paperwork for new businesses

BISMARCK, N.D. - While they currently work at a marketing firm in Bismarck, Mike Mabin and Ed Sargeant are looking to unmanned aircraft to expand their business portfolio.

Critics press ND to make Bakken oil safer, despite costs

Critics press ND to make Bakken oil safer, despite costs

MOORHEAD, Minn. – North Dakota environmentalists want oil companies to reduce volatile gasses in Bakken crude. Regulators, however, say they’re taking a different tack that’s cheaper for the industry and still improves safety.

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