| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:35 AM
The deadline for air service proposals at the Aberdeen Regional Airport has been extended from Thursday to Nov. 15.
Aberdeen Transportation Director Mike Wilson said, according to a notice from the U.S. Department of Transportation, a potential...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:04 AM
United Airlines has received the largest fine the federal government has charged an airline for leaving passengers stranded on delayed flights.
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a $1.1 million fine against the Chicago-based carrier for...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Vice President Biden to talk about TIGER 2013 grant
Vice President Joe Biden will join Gov. Martin O’Malley Monday at the Port of Baltimore to talk about a $10 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER, grant to...
| Oct 29, 2013
Even though he couldn't use his airline ticket, Eric Smith refused to cancel his reservation on a United Airlines flight from Omaha to Baltimore.
The reason? Smith, a technician at an aerospace company in Montgomery Village, Md., ran a few numbers,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The overall "quality" of the 15 biggest U.S. airlines dropped slightly below the performance in 2012, but only from -1.08 to -1.11. So says the latest release of the annual "Airline Quality Rating" (AQR), scores. (Don't be put off by the negative scores:...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Despite having authority to regulate airline fees on international tickets, the U.S. Department of Transportation decided on Nov. 6, 2012 not to enforce its statutory requirement. This decision was in response to a formal July 2, 2012 complaint by...
| 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 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...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported startling statistics it hopes will encourage people to pay attention while driving. In 2011, licensed motorists in the U.S. numbered 212 million while the number answering calls on a mobile...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The feds have implemented a final rule upddating the number of hours that truck drivers can be behind the wheel of a big rig -- something that surely affects drivers plying the highways around here, a.k.a., Warehouse Valley, Pa. The changes are not...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Electric vehicles are not better for the environment, according to a recent assessment by Ozzie Zehner, a scholar at the University of California at Berkeley who worked on GM’s EV1 electric car in the 90s. In an article published June 30 on IEEE...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Second of two parts
Oil equals jobs, a boost to a fledgling economy and independence from unstable global oil reserves.
So say proponents of the Enbridge and Keystone XL pipelines, among them U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Granger.