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Parking rates go up, cities make bucks

May 4, 2010
Nobody likes paying for parking, but with city budgets tightening more municipalities are eying the parking meter as a source of new funds. Andrea Bernstein reports.
Posted In: New York, Travel

Hertz deal furthers rental consolidation

Apr 26, 2010
Rental car company Hertz is aiming to grab a bigger share of the vacation rental market with the purchase of the Dollar-Thrifty Automotive Group. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Auto, Travel

NYC's green dividend saves city billions

Apr 26, 2010
New Yorkers have one-third the carbon footprint of the average American because most of them take the subway. That translates to a savings of $19 billion a year, most of which stays in the city. Andrea Bernstein reports.
Posted In: New York, Travel

No more 'bar cars' on train to NYC

Apr 22, 2010
The Metro North line between New York City and Stamford, Conn. has a bar car that allows Wall Street types to have a commuter happy hour. But the state legislature is nixing them in favor of more seats. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: New York, Travel

Big money sways small Arizona town

Apr 20, 2010
The town of Tusuyan, Ariz. only has about 500 people, but Italian developers spent over $300,000 to influence a local election. The real reason: the town is situated a mile from the Grand Canyon. Claudine LoMonaco reports.
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Volcanic ash hurts U.S. exports, imports

Apr 19, 2010
The volcanic ash that's wreaking havoc in Europe is having an economic impact in the U.S. Companies are reporting inventory levels falling to dangerously low levels as supplies sit in European airports. Mitchell Hartman reports.
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Volcanic ash halts European flights

Apr 15, 2010
Ash from an Icelandic volcano eruption has made it too dangerous for planes to fly. Britain shut down its airspace for the first time in its history and several other European nations followed suit. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

Schumer moves to stop carry-on fees

Apr 12, 2010
Spirit Airlines' latest $45 fee for carry-on luggage was the final straw for New York Democrat Senator Charles Schumer, who put his foot down and...
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Flying Spirit? Carry-ons may cost you.

Apr 6, 2010
Florida-based, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is going to start charging for some carry-on bags come August. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

Great Lakes shipping looks healthier

Mar 30, 2010
With the weather finally warming up, some shipping lanes in the Great Lakes have thawed out. That means there's hope that the local shipping industry may get busier very soon. Tony Arnold reports.
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