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FedEx to raise prices in the coming year

Dec 27, 2011
FedEx will start charging higher rates in part so it can afford to hold on to good employees.
Posted In: fedex, shipping, Transportation

Commuters turn to buses

Dec 21, 2011
In an age of sky-high travel costs, long-haul commuters looking for an alternative are rediscovering the bus.
Posted In: gas prices, buses, bus, commute, Transportation

Major container shipping line posts big losses

Nov 9, 2011
The world's biggest container shipping company, Maersk, posted big losses in the last quarter, and that might not bode well for the economy at large.
Posted In: Transportation

Senate panel debates transportation spending

Nov 9, 2011
Members of the Senate today will discuss how to improve the country's infrastructure, and how we can go about funding the changes.
Posted In: Transportation

Why Occupy Oakland protesters chose the port

Nov 3, 2011
As protests heat up in Oakland, we speak to someone on the streets about why they chose the port and what they hope to get out of it.
Posted In: Transportation

Amtrak ridership hits new heights

Oct 18, 2011
Although mostly because the economy has hit such lows.
Posted In: Transportation

Mid-day Extra: Fighting for a seat on the morning commute

Oct 12, 2011
Londoners face crowded subway trains every morning on the way to the office. What kind of tactics might give them an edge in actually getting a seat?
Posted In: Transportation, commute, London

Maine cranks up speed limit to 75 m.p.h.

Sep 29, 2011
Maine sets a new speed limit on a rural stretch of Interstate 95. Trucking companies worry about fuel efficiency, safety at higher speeds.
Posted In: Transportation

Freakonomics: Where have all the hitchhikers gone?

Sep 21, 2011
Besides the fear of an axe murderer, there are valid reasons why hitchhiking has died off. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses those reasons and tells us why you should care.
Posted In: Transportation

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