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Los Angeles is finally getting around to fixing a major flaw in its public transit system: Light rail riders can't travel from one side of downtown and out the other without waiting at platforms to transfer twice. And paying two extra fares.
BNSF Railway Co. said Thursday it intends to buy a fleet of 5,000 strengthened tank cars to haul oil and ethanol in a move that would set a higher benchmark for safety within an industry that's seen multiple major accidents.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has declared a Tennessee trucker and his trucking company to be "imminent hazards" to the public and has ordered both out of service.
U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski is applauding a federal decision extending a transportation waiver for truckers delivering propane.
About one-fifth of all flights in and out of South Dakota's capital city are being canceled because of a pilot shortage, and city officials say they are trying to resolve what has become one of the biggest problems facing Pierre.
A former Illinois congressman who once led the U.S. Department of Transportation is joining a law firm as a senior policy adviser.
U.S. Sen. Mary L. Landrieu will take a tour at the Port of New Orleans on Tuesday to look over improvements to the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal.
Great Lakes Airlines is cutting back on its flights to the eastern New Mexico community of Clovis.
Earthquake activity has picked up in the region around Cushing since 2009, but energy company officials at the oil storage hub worry more about tornadoes.