The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Tuesday to raise the pay of cab drivers and hence will boost metered fares 23%, the first such increase since 2012.
Transportation & Infrastructure
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A Pennsylvania man was arrested by police at Newark Liberty International Airport on Thanksgiving after Transportation Security Administration agents found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage.
Don’t accuse the TSA of catnapping on the job. When an alert agent at New York’s John F. Kennedy airport noticed tufts of orange fur poking out of a slightly unzipped suitcase, it gave him pause.
A multi-story residential building under construction collapsed Tuesday in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. There was no immediate official word on any casualties.
Customs and Border Protection agents in El Paso, Texas seized 189 bundles of meth, weighing 215 pounds and worth over $420,000 in street value from a train this week, the agency announced Friday.
The possibility of an economically devastating railroad strike has been pushed back into early December to allow time for engineers and conductors to vote on their agreements with the freight railroads and give more opportunity for the industry to renegotiate with two unions that rejected their deals last month.
Workers walked off the job in Greece and Belgium on Wednesday during nationwide strikes against increasing consumer prices, disrupting transportation, forcing flight cancellations and shutting down public services in the latest European protests over the rising cost of living.
A Philadelphia transit officer shot and wounded a suspect after a woman was shot and killed on a street in south Philadelphia, authorities said.
Top portion of Rock Creek Park’s Beach Drive in D.C. to remain closed to cars: National Park Service
The upper portion of Beach Drive in D.C.’s Rock Creek Park, initially closed to motor vehicle traffic in April 2020, will now remain closed year-round, the National Park Service said Wednesday.
The Supreme Court has left in place a ruling that allowed the Transportation Security Administration to require masks on airplanes during the pandemic.
Starting Tuesday, Metro Transit Police will be issuing citations and related fines to people caught jumping fare gates or failing to tap fare boxes at the front of buses.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making available $759 million in grants and loans to enable rural communities to access high-speed internet, part of the broader $65 billion push for high-speed connectivity from last year’s infrastructure law.
Metro’s safety watchdog has approved a revised plan to return enough 7000-series rail cars to service to open the Silver Line extension to Washington Dulles International Airport by Thanksgiving.
The Biden administration on Wednesday identified school districts that will receive nearly $1 billion over the next year to purchase new zero-emission school buses and charging stations.
A single-engine Beechcraft Sierra aircraft crashed into a multifamily building north of Dillant-Hopkins Airport in Keene, New Hampshire, Friday night, killing both passengers. No injuries were reported to the residents of the apartment building or those on the ground.
Hawaiian Airlines will fly 10 Airbus A330-300 cargo planes for Amazon starting in fall 2023 in an arrangement the two companies announced on Friday.
Delta Air Lines reported a $695 million third-quarter profit Thursday as higher average fares this summer and a lucrative credit-card business more than offset higher fuel prices.
One of the nation’s largest railroad unions has rejected a contract brokered by President Biden, raising the prospect of a freight-rail strike that could cripple the U.S. economy just before the holiday season.
Airlines will be required to give flight attendants at least 10 hours off duty between shifts, one more hour than currently, under a rule announced Tuesday by the Federal Aviation Administration.
The government’s antitrust lawsuit against American Airlines and JetBlue begins Tuesday and the outcome could determine how closely the Biden administration examines other airline deals, including JetBlue’s pending attempt to buy Spirit Airlines.
The tentative deal brokered by President Biden, freight railroads and 12 labor unions to avert a strike and economic calamity is at risk of collapsing, according to the Daily Mail, which cites union leaders’ dissatisfaction with “intentionally” vague details.