Transportation Department

People walk in the terminal at Washington Dulles International Airport. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Transportation Chief: 5 Airlines Probed for Price-Gouging

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May disrupted rail service.

07/24/2015

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Strained By Economy, Americans Using Cars Less

Driving in America has stalled, leading researchers to ask: Is the national love affair with the automobile over?

08/29/2013

US President Barack Obama (R) hugs Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Anthony Foxx.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Foxx Sworn In As Next Transportation Secretary

The Transportation Department says former Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx has been sworn in as President Barack Obama’s new transportation secretary.

07/03/2013