| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Vice President Biden to talk about TIGER 2013 grant
Vice President Joe Biden will join Gov. Martin O’Malley Monday at the Port of Baltimore to talk about a $10 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER, grant to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A new federal auto recall search rule will make it easier for car owners and buyers to figure out whether a vehicle needs fixing.
Under the rule, automakers must provide a free online tool that will allow owners, or shoppers hunting for a used car, to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Walking along Connecticut roads is a hell of a lot less risky now than it was three decades ago. But federal officials are getting worried that "distracted walking" with cell phones and iPods and tablets could be screwing up that long-term safety trend....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:17 AM
WASHINGTON -- After decades of fewer pedestrians being killed in traffic crashes, the number has risen in the past several years, leading the Department of Transportation to warn of the dangers of walking while on drugs, drinking alcohol, or using a...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:37 AM
When Southwest Airlines offered a "Luv a Fare Sale" earlier this year, the carrier apparently did not supply enough love.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has fined the Dallas-based carrier $200,000 for violating its full-fare advertising rules for...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:00 PM
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today fined Southwest Airlines $200,000 for violating the Department’s full-fare advertising rules and ordered the carrier to cease and desist from further violations.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday cut short a weeklong trip to the East Coast in what a spokesman described as “an abundance of caution” over civic unrest in the aftermath of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Under a final rule to be put in effect next week by the Federal Aviation Administration, co-pilots who fly for U.S. passenger and cargo planes will face a more stringent certification process and a more extended training sequence.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:58 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted unanimously Thursday to confirm Anthony Foxx as transportation secretary, leaving two controversial choices pending to fill President Obama’s second-term Cabinet.
Foxx, the mayor of Charlotte, N.C., won a vote of...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:42 PM
WASHINGTON — Chicago billionaire Penny Pritzker was confirmed Tuesday as President Obama’s secretary of Commerce in a 97-1 Senate vote.
Pritzker, a Democratic mega-donor whose family founded the Hyatt Hotel chain, was the president’s...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:30 PM
WASHINGTON — The Senate is likely to vote early next week on whether Chicago billionaire Penny Pritzker gets the top job at the Commerce Department, a Senate aide said Friday.
Nominated in May by President Obama, Pritzker, 54, is a business...