| 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.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Here's more in the evolving employee rise-up at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The SEIU union, which is attempting to unionize low-wage employees at the airport, got a damning response from the U.S. Department of Transportation in this...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:56 AM
MARSHALL, Mo. (AP) — A Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline that will stretch for hundreds of miles through the Midwest, including through many sensitive waterways, is quietly on the fast-track to approval — just not the one you're...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The U.S. Department of Transportation has fined United Airlines $350,000 for delaying more than 9,000 refund requests from passengers.
The agency also cited the carrier for filing inaccurate data for lost or damaged luggage, overbooking planes in...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Hundreds of customized vehicles were at Sizzlin' Summer Nights, but one of the most unusual vehicles at the show wasn't entered in the competition — it was a stroller modified to resemble a 1932 Ford Roadster. Rick Ryan created the stroller for...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The tour bus operator whose vehicle overturned on the 210 Freeway in Irwindale, injuring 52 people, has logged three moving violations this year, all of them out-of-state, federal records show.
The operator, Da Zhen Bus, was cited twice in February...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Triston Cole, a Mancelona farmer, who surprised many by finishing a close second in the race for the 105th House District seat three years ago hopes to take the seat in 2014.
The former Antrim County Republican Party chairman officially announced early...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:41 PM
After years of airline mergers that have dramatically reduced choices for travelers, the U.S. Justice Department has sued to halt what would be the largest airline marriage in U.S. history.
The Justice Department joined six states and the District of...
| Jul 15, 2013
This year's weather has been among the worst in a decade for air travel in the United States, aviation authorities say, with the most volatile period possibly still ahead as the summer thunderstorm season is underway.
In June, 15 percent of flights by...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:06 PM
There's no real good excuse for texting and driving, but people seem to keep doing it anyway -- which is why esteemed documentarian Werner Herzog has directed a 35-minute documentary on texting-and-driving accident victims.
According to U.S....
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The U.S. Department of Transportation is trying to ease some of the paperwork requirements for commercial truck drivers, claiming a policy change will save the industry $1.7 billion in costs each year.
The department wants to eliminate the requirement...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan says the city will take over the hiring process for contractors to resume a troubled Port of Anchorage expansion project, blaming its problems on a federal agency.
"MARAD did not establish effective oversight mechanisms when...