| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year's crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that it took up to five days for the airline to contact...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:13 PM
Imposing the first penalty of its type, the federal government has fined Asiana Airlines $500,000 for failing to promptly help passengers and their families after last year's crash in San Francisco.
A U.S. Department of Transportation investigation...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:12 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. – President Obama visited a revived train station in the Midwest on Wednesday to extol the benefits of federal spending on light rail, roads and bridges, as he offered cautious praise for a Republican tax reform effort that could...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Responding to the deadly crash of a commuter train that was speeding through a difficult turn in the Bronx, the Federal Railroad Administration on Friday ordered the rail line to modify its signal system to ensure that speed limits are obeyed.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Federal officials announced a $75-million grant Monday to help pay for a 24-mile extension of Metrolink to the Riverside County city of Perris. The extension of the Metrolink 91 commuter rail line is expected to draw 4,300 riders daily, according to a...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Federal regulators shut down 52 bus companies in a nationwide safety crackdown prompted by fatal bus crashes in four states that killed 25 people and injured more than 80 in the last year.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it pulled...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:10 PM
The Federal Communications Commission took a key step toward allowing cellphone calls on planes, but other government officials don't expect travelers will be chatting from 35,000 feet any time soon.
Commissioners voted 3 to 2 on Thursday to allow...
| Dec 18, 2013
The chief executive of one of America's largest airlines vowed to keep phones silent on flights, despite some rumblings in Washington about lifting the ban on cellphone calls.
Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson told his employees Wednesday that the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Federal regulators have ordered a private bus company in Los Angeles to immediately cease operations because of widespread safety problems that endanger its employees and the traveling public.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration took the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 9:46 AM
WASHINGTON -- After a fierce nationwide competition that offers potentially big economic benefits for the winners, six sites were selected Monday for testing of how drones can be more widely used in U.S. airspace.
The Federal Aviation Administration...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 1:08 PM
WASHINGTON -- A growing number of Republican and some Democratic leaders said Sunday that, for now, they are accepting at face value New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s word that he knew nothing about the George Washington Bridge traffic-jam scheme...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Traffic deaths are on the rise for the first time in many years, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The agency said Thursday that highway deaths rose by 1,082, or 3.3%, to 33,561 in 2012, compared with the previous year....