| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Bob Hope Airport is welcoming a new commuter airline this month whose routes will connect the Imperial Valley to Los Angeles and beyond.
On Wednesday, Portland, Ore.-based SeaPort Airlines launched its new slate of 12 non-stop, round-trip flights per...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that had been scheduled to shut down in June as a result of federal budget cuts are now expected to remain open, lawmakers said Wednesday — easing fears that the closures could back up flights at BWI...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a controversial rail yard near the Port of Los Angeles, setting the stage for possible court challenges, alleging violations of environmental and civil rights laws.
The proposal to build a staging...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that are part of 149 "low activity" towers nationwide will remain open through the end of the September, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday.
The towers, including those at Martin State...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:13 PM
A coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing transportation agencies of violating migratory bird laws by installing protective netting across two bridges in the Petaluma, Calif., area that has injured and killed...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Laguna Beach police officers will be at various checkpoints throughout the city this weekend to intercept alcohol and drug-impaired drivers, according to a police-issued news release.
Officers will staff areas with high frequencies of DUI-related...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Was anyone surprised by how many drivers were caught using hand-held cellphones on Tuesday by police in Maryland? Surely, only those who weren't aware that Maryland's ban on putting phone to ear while driving had gone from a secondary offense (ticketed...
| Oct 3, 2013
Americans are becoming more familiar with e-cigarettes, which are beginning to appear in restaurants, bars and coffeehouses where regular cigarettes have long been banned. An e-cigarette is, in effect, a battery-operated nicotine delivery system that...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:18 PM
When travel agents sell an airline ticket, they are required by federal policy to disclose the airline you will be flying.
So far this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation has issued six fines, totaling $430,000, to travel agencies that have...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:49 PM
For three weeks of every year, I fear for my life.
Well, it's more accurate to say that I become highly attuned in regard to my safety while running. See, I spend some time each year in a small coastal town in south British Columbia, and the roads are...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:04 AM
United Airlines has received the largest fine the federal government has charged an airline for leaving passengers stranded on delayed flights.
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a $1.1 million fine against the Chicago-based carrier for...