| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The U.S. Department of Transportation is trying to ease some of the paperwork requirements for commercial truck drivers, claiming a policy change will save the industry $1.7 billion in costs each year.
The department wants to eliminate the requirement...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan says the city will take over the hiring process for contractors to resume a troubled Port of Anchorage expansion project, blaming its problems on a federal agency.
"MARAD did not establish effective oversight mechanisms when...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:32 AM
If you read Kicking Tires, chances are you're a car owner, shopper or enthusiast ??? but you're also a pedestrian. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,432 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in 2011, up 3% from........
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Second of two parts
Oil equals jobs, a boost to a fledgling economy and independence from unstable global oil reserves.
So say proponents of the Enbridge and Keystone XL pipelines, among them U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Granger.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The feds have implemented a final rule upddating the number of hours that truck drivers can be behind the wheel of a big rig -- something that surely affects drivers plying the highways around here, a.k.a., Warehouse Valley, Pa. The changes are not...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:15 PM
An $11.3 million federal grant announced Thursday will allow Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to upgrade a runway to meet safety standards.
The grant, from the U.S. Department of Transportation, is part of a larger, $350...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The port of Baltimore has applied for a $10 million federal grant — to be matched by a state grant of $19.5 million — to expand rail access and export storage at Fairfield Marine Terminal and to widen the access channel to Seagirt Marine...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:08 PM
A 49-year-old Greencastle man was flown to York (Pa.) Hospital with reported head injuries suffered Monday afternoon when his work truck collided with a moving freight train in Antrim Township, Pa., according to Pennsylvania State Police.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:33 PM
The U.S. Department of Transportation has fined Delta Air Lines $750,000 for violating the rules of bumping passengers on overbooked flights.
Under federal rules, airlines must first ask for volunteers to give up their seat before the carrier can deny...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fliers are slightly more satisfied with the service offered by U.S.-based airlines since last year.
But with the airline industry ranked below the U.S. Postal Service for customer satisfaction, it still has a way to go.
The findings come from an...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Motorists traveling on Route 30 later this month may think they have traveled back in time — at least judging by the cars around them.
Three caravans of classic cars are scheduled to travel the highway to recognize a milestone. The Lincoln...