Category Archives: Transportation

SC Asphalt Pavement Association Expands Partnerships to Grow Road-Building Workforce

October 8, 2019 (Columbia, S.C.) – With an anticipated 1,000 additional jobs coming to the South Carolina asphalt paving industry over the next five years, the South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association (SCAPA), a nonprofit trade association representing the state’s asphalt pavement industry, is seeking to increase partnerships with agencies, organizations and schools across the state.…
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Southeastern Freight Lines Promotes Richard Slater to Vice President of Human Resources

LEXINGTON, S.C. (Sept. 24, 2019) – Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Richard Slater has been promoted to vice president of human resources. [caption id="attachment_24515" align="alignleft" width="236"] Richard Slater[/caption] Slater has more than eight years of experience at Southeastern, serving the last three years as human resources…
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Delta Air Lines Celebrates 85 Years in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 8, 2019) – Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE hereafter) is excited to celebrate 85 years of continuous service by Delta Air Lines (Delta hereafter) in Columbia. The airline’s first passenger flight departed Columbia on August 8, 1934. “Delta Air Lines has always been a great partner,” said CAE Executive Director, Mike Gula. “We…
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With New Blended Lane System, TSA Precheck Will Now Always Be Available at CAE

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Thursday, July 25, 2019) – Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE hereafter) will now offer TSA Precheck passengers the same security processing guidelines, no matter the lane they enter from the checkpoint. The new “Blended Lane” system was recently introduced by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA hereafter) and is designed to provide pre-approved passengers with…
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The Walsh Group names Andy Douglas Vice President of Carolinas Transportation

The Walsh Group has announced that Andy Douglas has been promoted to Vice President within its Transportation Group, and he will be responsible for oversight and leadership of projects in their North and South Carolina markets. His responsibilities will also include consultation with owners, monitoring project progress, supervision and review of management systems and staff.…
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The Walsh Group names Andy Douglas Vice of Carolinas Transportation

The Walsh Group has announced that Andy Douglas has been promoted to Vice President within its Transportation Group, and he will be responsible for oversight and leadership of projects in their North and South Carolina markets. His responsibilities will also include consultation with owners, monitoring project progress, supervision and review of management systems and staff.…
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ECM Support Services Launches The First The Comet Vanpool Program

Columbia, SC – In December 2018, The COMET launched The COMET Vanpool, a one-year pilot to subsidize 20 purple and white vans at $500 per month not to exceed $120,000 per year as long as van originates or ends in Richland or Lexington Counties. The service is provided by Commute With Enterprise. The first The…
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Southeastern Freight Lines Promotes Mike Redden to Director of National Accounts

LEXINGTON, S.C. (April 23, 2019) – Southeastern Freight Lines, the leading provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, today announced Mike Redden has been promoted to director of national accounts. In his new role, Redden will manage Southeastern’s team of national account managers, including educating the sales team on Southeastern service offerings and serving as an…
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The COMET and Blue Bike Forms Partnership News Conference

Columbia, SC - On Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., The COMET will hold a press conference at the Blue Bike Station in front of Columbia City Hall to showcase the new partnership between The COMET and Blue Bike. Columbia’s bike share system, Blue Bike SC, will grow by 8 fully functional, docked stations…
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