| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Knocking down one of the last hurdles for Los Angeles’ long-awaited Westside subway extension, a judge ruled late Wednesday that transit officials followed environmental laws when choosing a route that will require tunneling under Beverly Hills High...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:04 PM
If you're against letting airline passengers talk on cellphones, you've gained a powerful ally.
The Global Business Travel Assn., a trade group for the world's business travelers, submitted its opposition last week to a plan by the Federal...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, with the support of Lehigh Valley International Airport and LANTA, intends to apply for $60 million in federal transportation funding to help improve roads in and around the airport.
"The airport itself is...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Virgin America is the best airline in the country, according to the latest Airline Quality Rating, released Monday.
The study of major airline performance in the U.S. is conducted jointly by Dr. Dean Headly, a professor at Wichita State University, and...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:10 AM
California-based Virgin America ranked highest among the nation's top 15 carriers in a study that looked at on-time performances, customer complaints and lost bag rates, among other factors.
The study, known as the Airline Quality Rating report, also...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:20 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Since at least last September, trains carrying tank cars filled with crude oil have rolled into the former McClellan Air Force base. Workers have transferred the oil, including some volatile Bakken crude, from trains to tanker trucks,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:03 AM
People Express Airlines, the fledgling low-cost passenger airline based in Newport News, has applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation for two slots at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The application, dated March 14, was submitted by...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Almost 1 out of 5 drivers in Chicago are likely violating the city's nine-year-old ban on using hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, according to a state study that prompts questions about whether a new and stricter Illinois law will reduce...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON Fallout from the freakishly cold winter will linger well into spring as states grapple with damage to road budgets.
As a demanding pothole season begins, many state legislators are still looking for money to pay the bills for winter work....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:20 AM
It's been a futurist fever dream since at least 1939, when visitors to the General Motors pavilion at the New York World's Fair marveled at a glimpse of the automotive future: a miniaturized model of a city prowled by 50,000 robot cars, controlled not...
| Mar 9, 2014
The current battle between cabbies who pull a meter and upstarts who book fares via a smartphone app is evocative of an action-packed taxi drama that long ran on Chicago streets.
Decades before Uber and Lyft, taxis that operated outside municipal...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:37 PM
A Portsmouth truck driver with felony convictions has been identified as the gunman who shot and killed a sailor at Naval Station Norfolk, according to the Navy and media reports.
Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, 35, was shot and killed by Navy security after he...