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Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Council OKs plan for road through residential area as neighbors cry foul (12/22/2014)
(Minnesota) -- As most people spent the pre-Christmas rush on Monday finishing their shopping, wrapping and baking, about 100 Prior Lake residents instead spent their...
article Private sector to the rescue? (8/21/2014)
(Minnesota) -- As a newly minted think tank fellow seven years ago, I heard Bob Poole, the libertarian Reason Foundation's thoughtful and nonpartisan transportation...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article CN opens Tulsa tag office (12/21/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation has opened a tag office in Tulsa as it makes its license plates available to its citizens across Oklahoma. Principal Chief Bill John...
article Cherokee Nation, ODOT Tout First-ever Traffic Light Project as a Success (12/12/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation’s first-ever traffic light project with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation is being touted a success by ODOT and city and...
article CN dedicates $2.8M to road improvement project (8/6/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- On July 22, Cherokee Nation as well as Adair and Sequoyah County officials dedicated a $2.8 million road improvement project, which repaired a bridge and...
article Nation to buy CNG transit buses (4/30/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- After receiving a $300,000 Federal Transit Administration grant, the Cherokee Nation is replacing four transit buses with compressed natural gas transit...
article Cherokee Nation transit going green (4/17/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation is going green, replacing more of its aging transit buses with compressed natural gas transit buses thanks to a $300,000 Federal...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approves purchase of two new buses for Navajo Transit System (12/16/2014)
(Arizona) -- On Dec. 8, the Health, Education, and Human Services Committee approved the purchase of two new buses for the Navajo Transit System using $600,000 from the...
article Work continues on develping a tribal airport system master plan (12/16/2014)
(New Mexico) -- Members of a consultant team that has been overseeing development of the tribe's airport system master plan are presenting proposed development plans...
article Ground broken for final phase of ’491 paving (8/21/2014)
(New Mexico) -- The final stretch of paving for U.S. Highway 491 is officially underway as Navajo Nation and New Mexico officials gathered along the highway to break...
article Navajo Nation seeks to improve all its airports (8/6/2014)
(New Mexico) -- Navajo Nation officials say the tribe’s five airports are ready for some much needed improvements. The Daily Times reported Tuesday that the Navajo...
article Public input sought for tribe's airport system master plan (8/5/2014)
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo Division of Transportation is asking the public to submit their ideas for the future of the tribe's five airports. The transportation...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article Safety Top-of-Mind for Bus, Gaming Associations (12/13/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- The trip to the casino shouldn’t be as much of a gamble as the slot machine. Two leading associations in the busing and gaming industries agree...
article American Bus Association wants to work with casino industry to ensure safety (12/10/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- Stung by a string of crashes involving buses ferrying gamblers to casinos, the American Bus Association is working with gambling trade group the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Genting proposes new Thruway exit (12/12/2014)
(New York) -- Genting Americas has submitted a draft environmental assessment form for a new exit on the New York State Thruway that would serve its proposed casino...
article Caesars commits to $20M for Route 17 casino exit (7/1/2014)
(New York) -- Caesars Entertainment has pledged to spend at least $20 million to help reconfigure Route 17's Exit 131 interchange and fund other road improvements...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article United ends flights at A.C. airport (12/3/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- Passengers who flew in from Chicago on Tuesday had better hope that they don’t need a return flight to the Windy City.
article Here's Another Sign That Atlantic City Is Dying (11/7/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- United Airlines is ending service to and from Atlantic City after just eight months of serving the East Coast gambling resort. The company issued a...
article United Airlines pulls out of struggling Atlantic City (11/7/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- After only seven months, United Airlines is pulling out as one of only two carriers at Atlantic City International Airport, discontinuing service to...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Genting

article Bimini SuperFast casino ship leaves Port Everglades (11/10/2014)
(Florida) -- The Bimini SuperFast casino ship will no longer depart from Ft. Lauderdale. After just a month of weekday cruises from Port Everglades, the ship will now...
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article Smooth Sailing to Grand Canyon West with the Hualapai Tribe (11/7/2014)
(Arizona) -- There were many things to celebrate about the newly paved nine-mile stretch of the Diamond Bar Road in Western Arizona, a road that links state and county...
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Long-awaited road to Gary casino complex completed (10/23/2014)
(Indiana) -- Beginning early next week, Majestic Star Casino patrons will have a direct route to its parking garage. On Wednesday, officials snipped the ribbon on the $9...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Salt mine gets OK for rail extension (10/11/2014)
(New York) -- With a final necessary permit in place, American Rock Salt is free to expand its capacity to transport salt by rail from its huge Livingston County mine.
article Schumer Says Salt Mine Gets Permit For Rail Extension (10/11/2014)
(New York) -- New York Senator Charles Schumer says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a permit that will allow American Rock Salt in Livingston County to...
article Oil revenue way up for tribes; money going to roads, other infrastructure (4/23/2014)
(North Dakota) -- In less than one year, the Three Affiliated Tribes have collected $184 million in oil tax revenue, nearly equal to the amount collected during the...
article Rosebud Sioux Tribe Bans Megaloads (4/18/2014)
(South Dakota) -- In Council session yesterday the Rosebud Sioux Tribe passed Resolution 14-116 banning megaloads from entering the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Reservation.
article Groups negotiating to end megaloads lawsuit (4/9/2014)
(Idaho) -- Idaho Rivers United and the Nez Perce Tribe are in mediation with the U.S. Forest Service to end a lawsuit concerning megaloads on U.S. Highway 12 in northern...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article SRPEDD director: Casino uncertainty isn't preventing road improvements in Taunton (10/10/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- The executive director of the Taunton-based regional planning agency that provides advice to the state about road improvements said he wants to...
article Letter: Casino has no bearing on road fixes (10/9/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- Taunton City Councilor Gerald Croteau accuses Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District of holding the city hostage by not...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

St. Regis Mohawk

article Community members invited to Brasher highway garage open house (9/30/2014)
(New York) -- Brasher’s supervisor is encouraging community members to come out during Saturday’s open house at the town’s new highway garage on County...
1 Article on this Issue

Everett Casino

article Neighboring cities wary of Everett casino traffic (9/20/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- The state’s decision to award Wynn Resorts a license to build a $1.6 billion casino in Everett is drawing sharply different reactions from the...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Gambling Mogul Buys Fleet of Rolls Royce for Casino Guests (9/20/2014)
(Macau) -- Who purchases 30 Rolls Royce Phantoms to inventory their Macau casino? Tycoon Stephen Hung is who! You would think there would be a certain level of wealth...
1 Article on this Issue

Grand Canyon Skywalk

article New road makes trip to Grand Canyon Skywalk faster (9/3/2014)
(Arizona) -- Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand...
article New road makes trip to Grand Canyon Skywalk faster (8/12/2014)
(Arizona) -- Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand...
article Newly paved road shortens, smooths trip to canyon's west rim (8/12/2014)
(Arizona) -- A popular shortcut from Las Vegas to the west rim of the Grand Canyon is now a quicker, smoother trip. With the paving of a nine-mile stretch of Diamond Bar...
article Once the biggest drawback to reaching the Grand Canyon Skywalk, rugged road now paved (8/6/2014)
(Arizona) -- Getting to the Grand Canyon Skywalk used to include a teeth-chattering drive over a washboard road fraught with dips and twists.
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Local Buses Still On Casino Runs, To Fewer Places (9/1/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- A select group of Tri-County area residents have for years counted on local motor coach operators – Klein Transportation, Carl Bieber Tourways...
1 Article on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article New Bus Arrives on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Promising to Get Students Back to School (8/23/2014)
(South Dakota) -- More than 47 million children are heading back to school across the country this month. But for 600 Lakota students on the remote Pine Ridge Indian...
1 Article on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article One vote away from construction phase, MGM casino still faces traffic questions (7/20/2014)
(Maryland) -- By mid-2016, the empty plot of land on a steep bank facing the Potomac River in Oxon Hill will be a bustling entertainment hub with gambling, fine dining,...
1 Article on this Issue

Card Clubs

article Opening of big Citrus Heights casino could bring traffic congestion (7/11/2014)
(California) -- Citrus Heights police warn that the official opening of a large casino on Antelope Road could bring traffic congestion Friday night.
1 Article on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Critics deride planned All Aboard Florida train (6/23/2014)
(Florida) -- All Aboard Florida officials won praise throughout the state when they announced plans two years ago to build a passenger-train network that would link...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Casinos plan to improve Boston traffic (6/22/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- It would seem that casino operators are attempting to give back to the Boston community with plans of alleviating the city’s traffic with...
article Mohegan Sun, Wynn Resorts Casinos Help Alleviate Boston Area Traffic (6/22/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts laid out plans on Friday to help alleviate Boston area traffic created by their proposed casinos. The casino giants are...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Missing Women Crisis

article B.C. Highway of Tears study polls hitchhikers' habits (5/25/2014)
(Canada) -- Hitchhiking season is well underway in northern British Columbia, and that means Prof. Jacqueline Holler regularly drives by people hoping for a lift along...
article Highway of Tears cries out for public shuttle bus (4/23/2014)
(British Columbia) -- Nearly 18 months after Missing Women Commissioner Wally Oppal urged that a public shuttle bus begin running along the notorious Highway of Tears,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk Nation looks to derail added rail line (4/29/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- About 5,000 people have been added to the list of those opposing a railroad expansion in La Crosse. The Ho-Chunk Nation Legislature recently passed a...
1 Article on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga Resort, IE511 reduce pollution through rideshare program (4/27/2014)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort and Casino had a lot to celebrate this past Earth Day, as one of their programs effectively cut down on more than 100,000 pounds of...
1 Article on this Issue

Sands Corp.

article Sands Casino cracks down on bus riders (4/12/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- Twice a week for the past four years, David Kravitz has hopped on a bus from Brooklyn for the $45 in free-play money from the Sands, hoping to beat the...
1 Article on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

press release Complimentary Shuttle Service to Seminole Hard Rock Casino™ Part of Experience at Sheraton Tampa East Hotel (4/12/2014)
(Florida) -- Guests of the all-new Sheraton Tampa East can enjoy complimentary scheduled shuttle service to one of Tampa’s most popular destinations, the Seminole...
1 Article on this Issue

Caesars

article Caesars aims charter flights at Montreal market (4/10/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Entertainment, Atlantic City’s largest casino operator, will tap the Montreal market for gambling customers by combining hotel packages...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Airport attractions: Yoga, breweries — and slot machines (12/22/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Having some time to kill at the airport may soon be something to anticipate. Particularly if you like yoga, high-end restaurants, local breweries, gardens...
article Rise in international traffic boosts McCarran numbers (12/22/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- McCarran International Airport has written another chapter in the saga of how foreign travelers are shaping Southern Nevada’s successful growth...
article Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces Proposal to Update Tribal Transportation Regulations (12/16/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced proposed revisions to tribal transportation regulations to comply with...
article Transit Options for American Indians, Alaska Natives on Tribal Lands to Improve (12/11/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the availability of $5 million in competitive grant...
article McCarran traffic up 3.4 percent, helped by strong Southwest gains (11/26/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Southwest Airlines got the traffic bump it expected in Las Vegas with the repeal of the Wright Amendment contributing to a 3.4 percent increase over last...
article United Airlines 'had the best of intentions' in A.C., transportation chief says (11/19/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s transportation chief believes United Airlines deserves “the benefit of the doubt” even though it is abruptly pulling...
article At McCarran, the name of the game is international (11/17/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Southern Nevada tourism officials haven’t lost sight of keeping the “international” in McCarran International Airport. Ever since the...
article Tribes Say CalTrans Illegally Destroying Historical Sites for Bypass (11/14/2014)
(California) -- In the fall of 2012, Mike Fitzgerral was driving outside of Willits in Northern California, on Highway 101, the famous coastal roadway that wends through...
article Atlantic City International Airport fails its operator's white-glove test (11/10/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- An inspection report for Atlantic City International Airport makes the passenger terminal sound like the victim of neglect or bad housekeeping.
article Chickasaws, State Cut Ribbon on I-35 Ramps (11/8/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby and the state of Oklahoma’s top executives in the department of transportation officially cut the ribbon...
article Transit rider wants Lift Plus service to Fort William First Nation (11/5/2014)
(Thunder Bay) -- One Thunder Bay resident says it's high time Thunder Bay Transit offered Lift Plus service for people with disabilities to and from Fort William...
article MVD policy on “illiterates” and Navajo-only speakers generates outcry (10/31/2014)
(New Mexico) -- Update, Thu. Oct 30 (4:35 pm): MVD clarified it’s policy on non-English speakers and shared the original directive with the public an employees.
article Tribe, state officials open Thackerville exit ramps off I-35 (10/29/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby and the state of Oklahoma’s top executives in the department of transportation officially cut the ribbon...
article Chickasaw Nation improves access to WinStar Casino (10/28/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- Getting in and out of a popular destination in Texoma may now be a little easier. Traffic along Interstate 35 may flow fine during the day but drivers say...
article McCarran’s traffic surpasses 32M passengers (10/27/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Passenger traffic was up for the 10th straight month at McCarran International Airport and international arrivals again provided the biggest boost.
article Police Jury, Marksville oppose moving traffic light (10/18/2014)
(Louisiana) -- Marksville officials and parish officials don’t always see eye-to-eye on issues, but they are currently agreeing to disagree with any decision to...
article Tribal leaders to discuss transportation safety (10/13/2014)
(South Dakota) -- Leaders from South Dakota's nine Native American tribes will gather with state officials this week to discuss transportation safety on reservations.
article Tribal Transportation Summit set (10/11/2014)
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota Indian tribes will meet to exchange ideas to improve transportation safety at the 5th Annual Tribal Transportation Safety Summit Oct. 15...
article Casino interchange planning proceeds near Lewiston (10/11/2014)
(Idaho) -- An environmental assessment for a highway interchange at the entrance to the Clearwater River Casino is expected to be ready for public comment by December.
article Jemez Pueblo fights for highway bypass (9/14/2014)
(New Mexico) -- New Mexico Highway 4 is a major thoroughfare, especially for tourists visiting Jemez Springs. But some people living in the Pueblo of Jemez say drivers...

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