11/26/13 09:01 AM
(www.nbcbayarea.com) An FAA report, just made public, says an over-reliance on automated systems by pilots in the cockpits of commercial airlines have led to accidents and incidents in our skies
11/22/13 01:27 PM
(www.thestreet.com) The merger of US Airways and American likely will mean that one of two flight attendant unions must go, and the American union is twice as big as the US Airways union.
11/22/13 09:09 AM
OAKLAND -- In the latest twist in BART's tortured labor negotiations, the transit agency's directors on Thursday risked another strike by rejecting a costly paid family leave provision that they say was mistakenly included in the final contract. Union leaders slammed the move but were mum on...
11/21/13 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are "outdated," and it's time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others. Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the Federal...
By Justin Pritchard | 11/21/13 09:33 AM
LOS ANGELES — A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal settlement to build an extensive network of electric car chargers throughout California has delivered just 10 percent of what it promised in the first year. By fortifying the state's still-spotty charging infrastructure,...
11/20/13 03:08 PM
Beginning in November 2016, all new motorcoaches and some other large buses must be equipped by manufacturers with three-point lap-shoulder belts, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. The rule doesn't apply to school buses or city transit buses.
By Paul Bedard | 11/20/13 10:16 AM
The nation’s airports are in such disrepair that the unusual Thanksgiving congestion that frustrates and delays millions of travelers will soon be a weekly reality at nearly all of the top airports, according to the nation’s leading travel association. Within five years, 24 of the top 30...
11/18/13 09:01 AM
Truck drivers are three companies at the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach walked off the job Monday as part of a 36-hour strike protesting unfair labor practices and wages. Drivers at all three companies alleged harassment, intimidation and other violation of Federal labor laws as the reason...
By Channing Joseph | 11/15/13 09:59 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are planning a special meeting where officials will discuss a problem that has surfaced with a labor contract that had recently settled a transit dispute.
11/15/13 09:58 AM
A new report casts strong doubt on the effectiveness of one of the government’s main tools for recognizing potential terrorists before they board airplanes: the Transportation Security Administration’s behavior-detection program. Stephen M. Lord, a managing director with the Government...
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