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By Tom Fitton
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Topic - Department Of Transportation
In an unusually sharp public rebuke, the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday called for an audit of the federal agency overseeing the tour bus industry after a string of high-profile crashes led to more than two dozen deaths in less than a year.
The Department of Transportation has fined US Airways $1.2 million for not providing adequate wheelchair access for disabled passengers.
A Maryland delegate has asked the state attorney general's office whether it was legal for state police to allow up to 200 state employees from five agencies to view confidential information about prospective gun buyers as officials process a massive backlog of gun applications.
The White House is in the initial stages of setting up what is already being dubbed a "nudge squad" with the goal of borrowing insights from behavioral economics to get people to make better choices.
Police on Monday were still trying to sort through the chaos of a 41−vehicle pileup on a heavily traveled Virginia roadway that sent 10 to the hospital.
President Obama hopes to take the nation's attention away from the IRS scandals and a royal baby (good luck with that) with a speech Wednesday. His topic, the economy, isn't an obvious one, considering miserable economic growth numbers and 7.6 percent unemployment.
D.C. police are increasingly relying on video footage pulled from the city's network of surveillance cameras in criminal investigations, as officers identify more effective ways to deploy the devices and detectives find new uses for them.
A $4 billion minority contracting program that places advocates for minority businesses in charge of regulating them is a clear conflict of interest, federal and state audits found, but one state has announced plans to expand its version to one of the most aggressive in the nation
A major downtown intersection will be kept closed through at least Thursday evening as crews work to repair a 15-foot sinkhole, according to city officials.
Tens of thousands of commuters are bracing for a difficult trip around southwest Connecticut and into New York City beginning Monday as workers repair the Metro-North commuter rail line crippled by a derailment and crash.
A government watchdog says the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of hundreds of domestic and overseas repair stations that service U.S. airliners is ineffective and doesn't target stations most likely to present safety risks.
As the federal government struggles with sequestration and governments at all levels also face the need to economize isn't it time to start awarding government contracts to the lowest bidder, rather than on the basis of skin color, national origin and sex?
U.S. airlines scored their second-best performance last year in the more than two decades that researchers have been measuring airline quality, with Virgin America the leader, an annual report released Monday says.
As politicians of both parties ride through the country Paul Revere-like in their warning about the dire consequences of the looming automatic spending cuts coming with sequestration, a lot of Americans are worried that essential government services will see a dangerous reduction in their operating resources. Yet there is a way to cut substantial amounts of federal spending that will have zero effect on public services. Simply get rid of federal employees who do no work for the federal government.
If the White House wants to make any real contribution to the environment, it would not impose more unilateral CO2 controls in the U.S., forcing even more jobs abroad.