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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

New, more modest airport scanners begin piloting in US airports

Feb 2, 2011
We've talked about this software before and wondered when it was coming and now it's finally here. Several airports are now using a system whereby...
Posted In: privacy, security, Transportation, TSA

Free in-flight Facebook in February

Feb 1, 2011
Courtesy of the American Alliteration Association! Not really. Seven US carriers will let you get on Facebook for free this month. Virgin America,...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Transportation, Web Culture, wifi

America turns to China for partnerships in green energy

Jan 18, 2011
American companies will meet with a visiting Chinese delegation to form new partnerships in clean energy. Eve Troeh explains that companies in the U.S. have a lot to learn from Chinese companies.
Posted In: China, Transportation

Google may face challenges on ITA purchase

Jan 14, 2011
Bloomberg is citing anonymous sources as saying that it's very possible the Justice Department will launch an anti-trust lawsuit against Google,...
Posted In: business, expedia, Google, government, ITA, Law, Transportation, travelocity

GM goes big on electric cars

Jan 12, 2011
GM announced that it will introduce two new electric plug-in hybrid vehicles in the next few years based on the early success of the Volt. One of...
Posted In: business, GM, manufacturing, Transportation, volt

Paying for transportation with public-private partnerships

Jan 12, 2011
Congress has budget-cutting on its agenda, and funding for big transportation and infrastructure projects could be in danger. Some are advocating for public-private partnerships, where the private sector would play a major role in helping out.
Posted In: Transportation

Online airfare dispute deepens - Expedia drops American

Jan 3, 2011
Over the weekend, Expedia just dropped American. This is an escalation from the dispute as it stood last week, when Expedia was burying American...
Posted In: business, expedia, Transportation, Web Culture

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