LaHood: Train Derailment Shows Need For Massive Increase In DOT InvestmentFormer Secretary of Transportation and Illinois Congressman Ray LaHood (R-IL) responded to Sunday’s Bronx train derailment with a call for a massive increase in spending put towards transportation investment.
Feds Order Shutdown of D.C. Tour Bus Company The U.S. Department of Transportation has ordered a Washington tour bus company to shut down after an investigation found that its vehicles and drivers are unsafe.
Only Republican From First-Term Obama Cabinet Decides to LeaveTransportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the only Republican still in President Barack Obama's first-term Cabinet, said Tuesday he plans to leave the administration. His move continues an exodus that will give Obama's team a new look in his second term.
Fatal Air Crash Decline Presents Safety Challenge It's been 43 months since the last deadly airline crash in the United States, the longest period without a fatal domestic accident since commercial aviation expanded after World War II. Why isn't that all good news?
Those Air Bags May Need a Second LookAir bags represent a symbol of safety that’s required in all modern cars, but a recent alert issued by the government warns drivers to pump those brakes before hitting the wall.
Jackson To D.C. Intermittent Flights Now PermanentUS Airways and the federal government have announced that intermittent flights between Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C., will become permanent.
Department Of Transportation Awards Grants For Transit Improvements In VirginiaThe U.S Department of Transportation has awarded $3 million in grants for public transit improvements in Virginia.