By Charles Hoskinson | 09/17/14 04:57 PM
Chinese hackers have penetrated the computer networks of contractors critical to moving U.S. troops and equipment around the world in time of crisis, potentially giving Beijing access to every move the military makes, according to a report released Wednesday by the Senate Armed Services Committee.
09/16/14 03:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators are calling on the White House to hire a permanent chief of the agency that keeps the nation's roadways safe. Democrat Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Republican Dean Heller of Nevada made the request Tuesday at the start of a hearing on how the agency handles...
09/15/14 07:00 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a woman can be hard to find — if you're looking for one behind the wheel of a taxi in New York City. Less than 3 percent of the city's about 115,000 licensed taxi, livery and limousine drivers are women, and that can be a problem for women who are reluctant to get into...
By Zack Colman | 09/12/14 01:07 PM
Thousands of railcars must be upgraded or demoted under proposed safety standards.
09/12/14 02:16 PM
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ridesharing services are welcome to operate in Nebraska, but lawmakers also told service representatives at a hearing that the companies first must follow the state's rules and obey regulators. Members of the Legislature's Transportation and Telecommunications Committee on...
By Zack Colman | 09/09/14 01:06 PM
The proposed rules would prohibit trains carrying hazardous materials from being left unwatched, unless specific requirements for securing the trains are followed.
09/08/14 09:45 AM
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will join members of the congressional delegation and Gov. Lincoln Chafee to mark improvements at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick. He'll also head to the Port of Davisville in North Kingstown on Monday to meet with transportation...
09/07/14 02:30 PM
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Last month, construction crews placed a series of hollow tubes over the Wanzer Brook in Fairfield as part of a Vermont Transportation Agency program that uses new technology to cut construction time, save money and reduce the backlog of bridges that need replacement. The...
09/06/14 04:30 PM
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno-area public bus system workers and their employer have reached a tentative contract agreement. The Regional Transportation Commission announced the development in a news release Friday, saying it ensures there will be no service disruptions for riders. The RTC says...
By Luke Rosiak | 09/04/14 01:07 PM
Officials of the U.S. Export-Import Bank blew the agency's travel budget by millions of dollars after taking 400 first-class flights over the last three years, according to records obtained under the federal Freedom of Information Act.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/03/14 05:16 PM
They're urging the Federal Election Commission to investigate whether Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land ran afoul of campaign finance rules by renting two big-rig pick-up trucks from her brother-in-law for use on the stump.
By Zack Colman | 09/03/14 04:29 PM
The state beat out New Mexico, Texas, Arizona and California for the project worth $5 billion to $6 billion.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/02/14 01:58 PM
The Department of Homeland Security has no idea which of its vehicles are under-used.
09/01/14 05:00 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed rail upgrades between Chicago and St. Louis. Gov. Pat Quinn announced the funding on Sunday. The bridge will be built near Wilmington. The...
08/30/14 11:45 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A portion of Bertrand Drive in Lafayette one day may be a spot for leisurely strolls, bicycle rides and sidewalk cafés. The Advocate reported (http://bit.ly/YUZcQQ) the proposed city-parish budget for next year includes $700,000 for a streetscape project that would reduce...
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