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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

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

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