- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
- Google’s newest photography find: Just wink and shoot
- Detroit’s Heidelberg art project hit by 8 fires in 8 months
- Pa. police pull people over for random DNA tests for feds
- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
- Harvard student to face federal charges for bomb hoax
- Ronnie Biggs of ‘Great Train Robbery’ fame dies, 84
- Pope Francis wins another ‘Person of the Year’ — from gay rights magazine
- Rep. Steve Stockman: Give my campaign $10, and you’ll get an Obama barf bag
- Putin: Russia to buy $15 billion in Ukraine bonds
Department Of Transportation
Latest Department Of Transportation Items
Planes are being built out of the same lightweight materials used for Formula 1 race cars. Their engines are being redesigned to squeeze more thrust out of every gallon of fuel. And governments are developing air-traffic systems that will allow airlines to fly shorter routes.
Maryland officials on Wednesday shot down a Virginia company's bid to take over taxi service at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after current BWI drivers raised concerns over the company's track record and intention to reduce staff.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Wednesday announced his picks to lead the D.C. Department of Transportation and the medical team within the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services.
General Motors said Tuesday that it will add 4,000 jobs in the U.S. by hiring new employees or calling back furloughed workers over the next year and a half.
On Friday, the 30-day comment period will close on a proposed new pilot program that will allow safety-certified trucks from Mexico to deliver goods inside the United States. So far the comments are running heavily against the program, fueled by protectionist fears whipped up by the Teamsters union, and - let's be candid - residual prejudice against our neighbors to the south.
Amtrak and rail projects in 15 states are being awarded the $2 billion that Florida lost after the governor canceled plans for high-speed train service, the Department of Transportation said Monday.
It's no secret that what was once the Land of the Free is becoming the home of red tape and federal control - especially under President Obama. Things are so out of hand that bureaucrats who are paid to hector citizens into conformity find themselves caught between contradictory enviro-principles. It's time to dial back the diktats.
Airlines can't lose your luggage and still expect to keep the bag fees, the Obama administration said Wednesday.
Traffic websites, with their color-coded maps of clogged streets and freeways, are good at telling commuters when congestion is already awful. But what if they could know not only where you drive, but if the route is going to be bad today, and warned you ahead of time?