| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
For the fourth time since its 2008 passage as part of federal auto-safety legislation, a rule requiring all new cars to have backup cameras has been delayed ??? this time until 2015, Bloomberg news reported. Federal regulators pushed back the......
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In a press briefing today, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood characterized his four-plus-year campaign against distracted driving as a "crusade." The latest weapon in the government's fight is a set of voluntary guidelines for automakers designed to...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Federal transportation officials have halted their consideration of a $5.5-billion government loan to a private company that has planned for years to build a high-speed train between Victorville and Las Vegas.
The decision represents a major setback for...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave back-to-back speeches this morning to open a Clinton Global Initiative conference in Chicago that offered no new clues about whether she will run for president in 2016.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 9:53 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. air travel system faces widespread disruptions if automatic government spending cuts go into effect on Friday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said on Feb. 22 in an effort to pressure congressional lawmakers to delay...
| Feb 24, 2013
Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them.
On Friday automatic...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:44 AM
With the news breaking Tuesday morning that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is leaving the Obama administration, could a certain former Pennsylvania governor with an affinity for infrastructure be tapped to take his place?
Ed Rendell's name...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Look around you the next time you're on the road. Chances are, you'll see someone still holding a smart phone to their ear, someone else with the phone on the steering wheel as they text, another peering down at something in their lap rather than...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Both the Boca Raton and North Perry airport control towers will remain open until at least June 15, giving local officials time to fight against their closures.
The two airports were on a list of 149 airport nationwide that were slated to have their...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Federal safety regulators have unveiled an iPhone app that allows people to get safety ratings and recall information for vehicles they own or are thinking of buying.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration SaferCar app will let users...
| Nov 15, 2009
One of the most pleasing drives in Florida for Jim Thorsen is a nearly 60-mile stretch of State Road 40 between Ormond Beach and Silver Springs.
The mostly two-lane road winds through the heart of the Ocala National Forest and offers motorists a view...
| Jan 30, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Also, Sens. Jon Thune, Mitch McConnell and Lamar Alexander, Govs. Haley Barbour, Ed Rendell and Jennifer Granholm, Rep. Paul Ryan and Bob Gibbs....