10/31/13 02:06 PM
Ten years after Congress gave the go-ahead to modernize the nation's air traffic control system, one of the government's most ambitious and complex technology programs is in trouble. The Next Generation Air Transportation System, or NextGen, was promoted as a way to accommodate an anticipated...
10/29/13 08:48 PM
(www.nytimes.com) After a string of disasters at sea, lawmakers and regulators push for more accountability and question the size of the newest ships.
By Associated Press | 10/29/13 08:21 PM
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers in 2014 could debate whether to require seat belts in school buses, but it could be a tough fight. The state budget is already stretched, and many lawmakers say they don't want to push more expenses onto local school districts. Plus, some...
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 10/29/13 03:13 PM
America needs to replace its motor fuel taxes with a fee for miles driven. Cars are becoming more fuel-efficient and miles driven are steadily declining. Electric cars use no gasoline at all, so their drivers do not pay for road use, even though their vehicles still take up space on the road...
10/29/13 04:35 AM
(www.kansascity.com) The changing relationship between the federal government and the states could mean the end of the line for some of Amtrak’s long-distance routes. Without subsidies from states, lightly used routes through Kansas and elsewhere could be in doubt.
10/28/13 08:22 PM
(www.latimes.com) An Iranian-born Montreal man faces three criminal charges in an alleged attempt to board a Los Angeles-bound plane with bomb-making components in his carry-on luggage, Canadian media reported Monday.
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