United States Secretary of Transportation
NEW YORK (AP) – The Metro-North Railroad has until Tuesday to identify places in its system with major speed changes under an order from federal transportation officials requiring an extra worker in the driver’s cab […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as drinking and driving can be deadly, so can drinking and walking. Over a third of the pedestrians killed in 2011 had blood alcohol levels above the legal limit for driving, […]
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The mob scene witnessed as Pope Francis arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Monday took place because his driver made a wrong turn, church and Brazilian authorities said. Rio Transportation […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after flight delays plagued much of the U.S., air travel is smoother Tuesday. But the government is warning passengers that the situation can change by the hour as it runs the nation’s air traffic control system with a smaller staff.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The administration is warning that automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect March 1 will result in travel delays at major airports and require traffic-disrupting shutdowns of air traffic control towers at smaller facilities.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Carpooling, higher fuel economy, hybrids and electric cars may be good for the environment, but they’re bad for government transportation funding, which relies on gasoline and diesel taxes.
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – Interstate 77 has reopened in both directions in West Virginia after crews worked through the night to repair damage from a massive natural gas line explosion and fire.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) – Boston is joining the list of major East Coast cities to shut down their transit agencies because of Hurricane Sandy. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is shutting down all service at […]
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) – An Amtrak passenger train has reached a speed of 110 mph for the first time in Illinois. The train reached the speed Friday morning in a modest milestone for President Barack […]