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U.S. Department of Transportation

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  • Bob Hope Airport in effort to raise diversity percentages

    A study commissioned by Bob Hope Airport to ensure its compliance with federal diversity mandates found that while the airfield is doing a better-than-expected job contracting with businesses owned by white women, its use of minority-owned firms is...
  • Police on lookout for DUI drivers, no seatbelts

    Laguna Beach police officers will be at various checkpoints throughout the city this weekend to intercept alcohol and drug-impaired drivers, according to a police-issued news release. Officers will staff areas with high frequencies of DUI-related...
  • Council OKs port rail yard but lawsuit is threatened

    The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a controversial rail yard near the Port of Los Angeles, setting the stage for possible court challenges, alleging violations of environmental and civil rights laws. The proposal to build a staging...
  • Bob Hope Airport scores new tenant

    Bob Hope Airport is welcoming a new commuter airline this month whose routes will connect the Imperial Valley to Los Angeles and beyond. On Wednesday, Portland, Ore.-based SeaPort Airlines launched its new slate of 12 non-stop, round-trip flights per...
  • Report: American Airlines only 58% on-time in September

    Report: American Airlines only 58% on-time in September
    American Airlines had the lowest number of on-time arrivals of any airline this September, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Air Travel Consumer Report released Thursday. Only 58 percent of American flights arrived on time and 3.1...
  • DOT fines United $130,000 for violating its tarmac delay rules

    DOT fines United $130,000 for violating its tarmac delay rules
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has fined United Airlines $130,000 for violating tarmac delay regulations, the federal agency said Monday. Last May, United failed to tell customers on a delayed flight at Chicago O’Hare International...
  • Aetna Hosts Women's Leadership Seminar To Continue Career Growth Opportunities

    Less than 90 years ago, women weren't allowed to walk through the front door to the Aetna headquarters on Farmington Avenue. That changed in 1926 when Marion Bills, who held a Ph.D., became the insurer's first professional officer as Assistant...
  • Ride Sober or Get Pulled Over Comes to an End; Wrapping Up with a Weekend Initiative

    Ride Sober or Get Pulled Over Comes to an End; Wrapping Up with a Weekend Initiative
    While all drivers will be on the radar this weekend, the Ride Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign focuses mainly on motorcycle riders.  The campaign is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • Casino Bus Company May Have Had CT. Bus Accident Friday Afternoon

    Casino Bus Company May Have Had CT. Bus Accident Friday Afternoon
    CONNECTICUT, NY (PIX11) -- World Wide Tours, the company that owns the casino bus that slammed into a Bronx highway sign early Saturday morning—killing 15 passengers—refuses to comment on a report that another of its buses had a “...
  • Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: In addition to buying insurance, arrive at cruise port early

    Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: In addition to buying insurance, arrive at cruise port early
    Q: Two college roommates and I booked a cruise through Celebrity Cruise Lines. We did everything as suggested — booked through a travel agency, had Celebrity book the airfare and took out insurance. When we arrived in Charlotte for our connecting...
  • House passes pipeline safety measure

     
    A natural gas pipeline explosion in Allentown last February that killed five people, and a series of other pipeline-related accidents throughout the country, spurred Congress to work on improving federal safety rules. Last week congressional leaders...
  • NTSB Wants To Ban All Cellphones While Driving

    NTSB Wants To Ban All Cellphones While Driving
    In a surprising move, the National Transportation Board is calling upon states to prohibit the use of all cellphones in cars, including hands-free devices. The landmark ban would go beyond the current law in Connecticut, which allows the use of hands-...