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  • New York train crash could have been prevented, Feinstein says

    The New York commuter train crash that killed four passengers over the weekend was "preventable," Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Thursday, pushing for stronger rail safety standards as fallout over the tragedy continued to spread. As the...
  • Feds order tougher safety measures after New York train derailment

    Responding to the deadly crash of a commuter train that was speeding through a difficult turn in the Bronx, the Federal Railroad Administration on Friday ordered the rail line to modify its signal system to ensure that speed limits are obeyed. The...
  • NTSB to open hearings on Asiana Airlines crash

    Federal safety officials will hold an investigative hearing starting Tuesday to explore the Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco that killed three passengers and injured more than 180 in July. On Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, the National...
  • What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?

    What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?
    Ask travelers what the federal government did for them this year, and you'll probably get a shrug, at best -- or a rant about sequestration, national park closings and the Transportation Security Administration, at worst. But there's actually a...
  • 3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents

    3 killed in bus, MARC train accidents
    A woman was struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday, hours after a MARC train crash at a Baltimore crossing claimed the lives of two people in an SUV. Police said it was too early to say whether the snowy, icy conditions played a role...
  • NTSB: Fatal N.Y. train crash avoidable with recommended technology

    NEW YORK -- A train derailment that killed four passengers could have been averted if the train had been equipped with recommended technology to automatically slow speeding trains, federal investigators said in the latest push to pressure railroads to...
  • O'Hare travelers with layovers can lie down, stretch

    O'Hare travelers with layovers can lie down, stretch
    Air travelers may always have to manage long lines, layovers and the stress caused by a flight delay. Those at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, however, now have a place to escape. A new yoga studio inside Terminal 3 offers a quiet space to...
  • Asiana pilot worried about landing before crash in San Francisco

    WASHINGTON -- The captain flying the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco in July told accident investigators the approach for landing was "very stressful" and he thought the plane's automatic throttle was always working, according to a...
  • Southwest Airlines fliers can now iMessage during flights for $2 a day

    Southwest Airlines fliers can now iMessage during flights for $2 a day
    Travelers on Southwest Airlines can now iMessage during their flights for $2. The airline announced Wednesday it had launched gate-to-gate text messaging on all Wi-Fi-installed aircraft. The new service enables passengers with Apple devices operating on...
  • NTSB hearing on Asiana crash: New footage shows moment of impact

    NTSB hearing on Asiana crash: New footage shows moment of impact
    WASHINGTON -- New footage released Wednesday of the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco this summer shows the large jetliner pitch up and pivot in the air before bursting into flames. The footage was released by the National...
  • Fatal Hawaii plane crash triggers fresh conspiracy theories

    A small plane with nine people aboard went down off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Molokai, killing one person -- the state's health department director, Loretta Fuddy.  The Wednesday crash put an unexpected spotlight on Fuddy, 65, who had helped...