By Brian Hughes | 07/14/14 06:25 PM
The White House signaled support late Monday for a short-term Republican fix to the Highway Trust Fund, backing a GOP bill slammed by Democratic leadership.
By Steve Doty | 07/14/14 07:58 AM
The Highway Trust Fund will be at the center of Capitol Hill this week as lawmakers look to find ways to replenish the fund before it runs dry.
By Brian Hughes | 07/14/14 07:46 AM
For the White House, it's infrastructure week. Even as House Republicans debate a lawsuit against President Obama for overstepping his executive authority and critics focus on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Obama will instead put the spotlight on America's roads, bridges and railways....
07/10/14 06:45 AM
WHEATLAND, N.Y. (AP) — State police say they're investigating damage caused to a tractor-trailer by an object that was tossed from a Thruway overpass in western New York. Investigators say the truck was traveling on Interstate 90 early Thursday morning when it was struck by an object that was...
07/10/14 06:15 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's central bank said economic growth will be slower than expected this year because consumer spending has waned following a deadly ferry sinking. Lee Ju-yeol, governor at the Bank of Korea, said Thursday that South Korea's economy will expand 3.8 percent...
07/09/14 12:00 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit has approved a budget that includes no fare hikes for the fifth consecutive year. The agency's board of directors unanimously approved the spending plan during Wednesday's monthly meeting in Newark. The $2 billion operating budget contains no fare...
07/09/14 07:45 AM
LONDON (AP) — Geese penetrated the windscreen of an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter during evening training mission in January, disabling the pilot and co-pilot and leading to the crash that killed four U.S. Air Force crewmembers, a military investigation revealed Wednesday. The helicopter...
07/09/14 06:45 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Five people have been hurt in a Central Texas traffic accident involving a chartered bus and a pickup truck. Austin-Travis County EMS reports the wreck happened late Tuesday night on Interstate 35 in Austin. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the accident...
By Paul Bedard | 07/08/14 02:18 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that snoring boosts the chances of falling asleep while driving, responsible for 7,500 fatal motor vehicle crashes a year.
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/02/14 01:51 PM
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx took his fight for the Highway Trust Fund to Kentucky on Wednesday. Joined by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, the pair laid out a grim future for the Bluegrass State should the Highway Trust Fund run out of money in August as projected.
By Julie Borowski | 07/01/14 06:13 PM
Taxi drivers created traffic gridlock in downtown D.C. last week to protest app-based ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft. The organizer of the “Fairness NOW!” caravan protest, the Teamster-affiliated D.C. Taxi Operators Association, is complaining that these private companies have...
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/01/14 11:04 AM
The deadline for the federal government to replenish the Highway Trust Fund is swiftly approaching, along with looming cuts to states' transportation budgets. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is taking matters into his own hands. He sent a letter to individual states Tuesday morning...
By Paul Bedard | 07/01/14 11:24 AM
The nation's top auto cop, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, said he has no concerns about driving in General Motors trucks and cars -- and neither should the public. Addressing what his department is doing about the wave of recent GM recalls on everything from big Suburbans to compact...
By Ed Sykes and Richard Pollock | 07/01/14 10:02 AM
Ride-share services like Uber and Lyft are quickly growing in popularity across the country, but some aren't on board with the new trend. Among them, groups representing taxi fleets and drivers are laying siege to the new trends, calling them unsafe and unregulated.
By Richard Pollock | 06/30/14 04:39 PM
The trade group for owners of taxi and limousine fleets is helping underwrite the fight against Uber and other popular ride-sharing apps.
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