| Sep 9, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Connecticut on Tuesday landed nearly $23 million in federal grants that advocates say will help transform Waterbury's riverfront and dramatically improve a key freight rail line from New London to Massachusetts.
The state overcame stiff competition...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:47 AM
A group of companies, including several large automakers, have joined a public-private research initiative to lay the groundwork for a system that wirelessly connects vehicles and helps smooth the flow of traffic, the University on Michigan said on...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:54 PM
A set of aftershocks that rattled the Bay Area Tuesday morning caused damage to the George Butler Bridge in Napa, officials said.
Crews with the California Department of Transportation were performing emergency road repair on the bridge on southbound...
| Aug 25, 2014
As Labor Day celebrates the contributions of the American worker, it seems appropriate that this year's holiday will represent a milestone in the nation's slow-but-sure economic recovery. AAA is forecasting that just less than 35 million people will...
| Aug 19, 2014
Americans went through some hard times in the past few years, and while everyone may not necessarily be on easy street now, a major spike in highway travel suggests that we as a nation are at least on the road......
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Airlines in the U.S. were more on time in July, but some of the largest carriers in the Chicago region fared poorly in punctuality, as did Chicago Midway airport.
The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 75.6 percent in...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Southwest Airlines hopes to add Central America to its list of destinations with daily round trip service from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Costa Rica starting in early March, the airline announced Friday.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Baltimore has received a $1.1 million federal grant to create a plan for the reconstruction or revitalization of Hanover Street's Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge and other parts of the busy South Baltimore corridor, according to the U.S. Department of...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:00 AM
On Saturday, federal transportation officials will announce more than $10 million to refurbish one of the Los Angeles County transit system's busiest light-rail stations.
The $10.25-million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will partially...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Chicago area communities must act soon to demand the federal government tighten proposed regulations on railroad tank cars that carry crude oil and other hazardous materials, a coalition of suburbs says.
Federal regulators especially need to close a...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
General Motors Co will introduce in two years its first car that can communicate with other vehicles to help avoid accidents and ease traffic congestion, Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Sunday.
In the same time frame, GM also will introduce more...