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Business travelers use fewer short-hop flights

Mar 29, 2011
The number of short-air routes has declined 25 percent in the last five years because of high fuel prices and less business travel.
Posted In: Airlines, Transportation

US sends drones to Japan

Mar 17, 2011
The U.S. Air Force sent the Global Hawk to Japan to collect images and help gauge the damage in Japan after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck l...
Posted In: drones, Japan, Mexico, military, Transportation, world

New move to woo private capital for public works

Mar 14, 2011
As highways age, the U.S. looks to renew efforts to create an infrastructure bank to lure private investors into public construction projects.
Posted In: Transportation

How high-speed rail could help the U.S.'s aging infrastructure

Mar 10, 2011
High-speed rail and other infrastructure projects could help the economies of various regions in the country.
Posted In: Transportation

Obama makes deal to let Mexican trucks on U.S. highways

Mar 4, 2011
President Barack Obama and Mexico's President Felipe Calderon announced that they have agreed to allow Mexican trucks on American highways. The deal needs congressional approval. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains.
Posted In: Transportation

HOV lanes create business opportunity for Jakarta's poor

Mar 1, 2011
Major roads in Jakarta are reserved for cars with three or more passengers. So professionals in the Indonesian city pay "jockeys" to ride along with them.
Posted In: Transportation

Ford launches Sync for Europe

Mar 1, 2011
At a conference in Hanover, Germany, Ford chairman Alan Mullaly introduced a version of the Sync on board assistance program for European drivers....
Posted In: Ford, Transportation, world

Lawmakers try to save Florida high speed rail project

Feb 19, 2011
They want to give the private sector a chance to complete the rail line.
Posted In: Transportation

Home buyers are moving closer to public transit

Feb 17, 2011
Even though a nice house out in the suburbs with a white picket fence is the prototypical American dream, a lot of home buyers are voting with their feet and choosing to live within walking distance of public transit.
Posted In: Transportation

Transportation projects make budget sense

Feb 17, 2011
President Obama's budget plan was unveiled this week. And one area of debate: How much should we spend on transportation initiatives in the U.S?
Posted In: Transportation

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