- NY railway has until Tuesday to analyze lines Updated: Dec-07-13 2:14 am
- US approves $41.6 million for Detroit bus service Updated: Dec-06-13 6:50 am
- Govt plan aims to keep older drivers safe on road Updated: Dec-05-13 5:45 pm
- Brother: Co-pilot worried before Puerto Rico crash Updated: Dec-05-13 4:09 pm
- FAA seeks $304,000 fine against Great Lakes Updated: Dec-04-13 11:48 am
- Amazon's delivery drones: An idea that may not fly Updated: Dec-03-13 12:09 am
- Feds investigate deadly NM train derailment Updated: Dec-02-13 5:24 pm
- Pilot use of automation eyed in air crashes Updated: Dec-02-13 3:34 pm
- Louisiana Tech aviation program gets FAA OK Updated: Dec-02-13 4:05 am
- FAA: Plane crashes at Neb. airport; no injuries Updated: Nov-27-13 5:43 pm
- FAA wants man's tower operator papers Updated: Nov-27-13 4:04 pm
- US 321 in Blowing Rock reopens after rock slide Updated: Nov-27-13 11:58 am
- FAA rule requires airlines to avoid certain storms Updated: Nov-26-13 2:20 pm
- North Carolina editorial roundup Updated: Nov-26-13 1:37 pm
- UAV industry takes off in Alaska Updated: Nov-23-13 6:26 am
- Tesla CEO expects feds to clear Model S in fires Updated: Nov-22-13 7:29 pm
- Gov't weighs permitting cellphone calls on planes Updated: Nov-21-13 8:19 pm
- Transportation secretary: $275M loan for project Updated: Nov-21-13 6:32 pm
- Vt. approves spending money for rail upgrade Updated: Nov-21-13 4:26 pm
- NHTSA chief Strickland discusses Tesla probe Updated: Nov-20-13 6:41 pm
- Feds tighten crash test advertising rules Updated: Nov-20-13 4:50 pm
- Man allegedly flew in Fla. Keys with fake license Updated: Nov-20-13 9:10 am
- US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires Updated: Nov-19-13 6:17 pm
- Va Tech to sell land to FAA for runway expansion Updated: Nov-19-13 8:10 am
- FAA, company agree to settlements over Wyo. crash Updated: Nov-18-13 5:28 pm
NEW YORK - The Metro-North Railroad has until Tuesday to identify places in its system with major speed changes under an order from federal transportation officials requiring an extra worker in the driver's cab on routes like the one where a speeding commuter train derailed this week, killing four people.
DETROIT - Federal officials plan to provide $41.6 million to the Detroit Department of Transportation that will be boosted by about $10 million in local and state funds.
WASHINGTON - Silver could take on a whole new meaning when it comes to car shopping. With more older drivers on the road, the federal government is contemplating a "silver car" rating system that will help identify which cars better protect elderly drivers and passengers in a crash.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A U.S. co-pilot who died this week in a small plane crash near Puerto Rico's north coast had previously expressed concerns about maintenance and other safety issues, his brother said Thursday.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking a $304,000 fine against Great Lakes Airlines for alleged improper use of de-icing fluid.
NEW YORK - Jeff Bezos' idea to let self-guided drones deliver packages may be too futuristic for Washington to handle.
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Federal and state authorities are investigating the cause of a deadly freight train derailment in southwestern New Mexico.
WASHINGTON - Pilots are becoming so reliant on computer systems that do most of the flying in today's airliners that on the rare occasions when something goes wrong, they're sometimes unprepared to take control, according to aviation safety experts and government and industry studies.
RUSTON, Louisiana - Louisiana Tech says the Federal Aviation Administration has given its aviation department authority to certify professional aviation graduates as airline transport pilots with as little as 1,000 flight hours, compared to 1,500 needed for the general public.
OMAHA, Nebraska - Authorities say a small plane has crashed while landing at an airport in Omaha, but there are no injuries.
ABERDEEN, Mississippi - The Federal Aviation Administration has asked a federal judge to force a Tupelo man to surrender his control tower operator's certificate after he allegedly tested positive for marijuana.
BLOWING ROCK, North Carolina - One of the main roads into the town of Blowing Rock has reopened to traffic following an early morning rock slide.
WASHINGTON - Airlines that operate some Boeing Co. 787s and 747s will be required to steer clear of some very large thunderstorms under a new rule from the Federal Aviation Administration.
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The venerable Piper Super Cub isn't being squeezed out, but the face of aviation in Alaska is changing.
DETROIT - The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors says he is confident that its Model S electric car is safe and will be cleared by a federal investigation into two battery fires.
WASHINGTON - Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are "outdated," and it's time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others.
ATLANTA - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says a $275 million federal loan will help fund a major highway project in the Atlanta area.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Efforts to bring back passenger rail service to western Vermont took a big step forward Thursday when a legislative committee authorized the Transportation Agency to embark on a rail upgrade project.
LOS ANGELES - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is the government's auto safety watchdog, announced this week that it would investigate the Tesla Model S electric car after two of the vehicles struck road debris and caught fire. Tesla is cooperating with the investigation, which may or may not lead to a recall if NHTSA finds a safety defect.
DETROIT - A U.S. safety agency is tightening the guidelines that control how automakers use government crash tests in advertising.
KEY WEST, Florida - Authorities in the Florida Keys say a man with a fake pilot's license was flying customers in an unregistered plane.
DETROIT - The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog is investigating whether Tesla's Model S electric car is vulnerable to fires because roadway debris can pierce the car's underbody and battery.
BLACKSBURG, Virginia - Virginia Tech plans to sell 26 acres of university land to the Federal Aviation Administration for an extension of the Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive Airport's runway.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The federal government and a company that provides air traffic control services at the Jackson Hole Airport have entered confidential settlements to end lawsuits brought by estates of a Minnesota man and his three sons who died in a plane crash after taking off from the airport.