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By NEIL MCCABE | 12/10/13 06:41 AM
Second of a five-part series When the Interstate highway system was begun in the 1950s, a common fear was that regional cultures and unique local communities that were bypassed would be forever lost due to the vastly...Read More...
By SUSAN FERRECHIO | 12/09/13 03:48 PM
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., on Monday introduced the "Prohibiting In-Flight Voice Communications and Mobile Wireless Devices Act," which would outlaw most cellphone...Read More...
By NEIL MCCABE | 12/09/13 12:37 PM
First of a five-part series Americans are flying to more places, more often, than at any time in the country’s history, but they are also unhappier about the commercial airline experience than they were 20 years ago.Read More...
By EDITORIAL WRITER | 12/09/13 12:11 PM
At the heart of the increasingly unpleasant commercial flying experience is the hub airport system and how it is centralizing everything to the advantage of a few privileged carriers and favored airports.Read More...
By VERONIQUE DE RUGY | 12/05/13 07:20 PM
Federal airline security oversight has a long track record of failure. Few people know that prior to Sept. 11, 2001, four different federal agencies -- the FBI, CIA, FAA and INS -- were entrusted to protect commercial...Read More...
By NICHOLAS E. CALIO | 12/05/13 02:23 PM
Congressional budget negotiators may be closing in on a limited agreement that would provide relief from the fiscal drama of the past few years. Unfortunately, they are doing so at the expense of air travelers and in a...Read More...
By ASSOCIATED PRESS | 12/05/13 10:08 AM
Traffic checkpoints along the Texas border that critics say were state-operated immigration traps won't be deployed again without lawmaker support, Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw said Wednesday.Read More...
By ASSOCIATED PRESS | 12/05/13 08:41 AM
SEATTLE — A day after being sued by legally married, gay engineers, the nation's largest freight rail carriers announced they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees.Read More...
By ASSOCIATED PRESS | 12/02/13 09:25 AM
Now you have to pass through security to leave the airport. Futuristic unmanned portals have replaced officers at the security exits of two small Northeast airports, adding a few seconds in a bulletproof glass pod to the...Read More...
By ASSOCIATED PRESS | 12/01/13 12:41 PM
The White House says Obama will continue to stay in touch with New York officials throughout the day.Read More...
By Philip Klein | 12/11/13
By Byron York | 12/09/13
By Noemie Emery | 12/11/13
By Philip Klein | 12/11/13