In Seattle, good feeling toward Boeing despite mounting troubles

Mar 27, 2019
Boeing employs more than 60,000 workers at massive assembly plants, engineering centers and corporate offices in the Puget Sound region.
Boeing airplane sit on the tarmac at the Boeing production facilities at Paine Field in Everett, Washington in 2012.
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In suburban Seattle, Boeing keeps on cranking out 737 Max planes

Mar 26, 2019
Despite the international grounding of the aircraft, a Boeing factory in Renton, Washington, has orders to fill.
Boeing's 737 assembly complex in Renton, Washington, is a hive of activity. In the foreground, a 737 Max is being painted. In the background, the brakes are tested on a new 737 Max for China Southern Airlines.
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Tesla unveils a new SUV, the Model Y

Mar 15, 2019
The Model Y looks a lot like a taller version of the Model 3 sedan.
Tesla Model Y promotional photo
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As Uber eyes an IPO, what's its plan for profits?

Feb 28, 2019
It's expanding far beyond ride-sharing, and it has tons of data.
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Delta opens a high-tech pit stop for jet engine repair

Feb 21, 2019
Delta is opening a new jet engine test cell in Atlanta, the world's largest.
Delta jet engine test facility
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Electric scooter injuries are on the rise, Consumer Reports says

Feb 20, 2019
The numbers reveal a spike in gnarly fractures and traumatic brain injuries for both scooter riders and pedestrians hit by scooters.
Shared electric scooters lie on a sidewalk in Los Angeles, California on February 13, 2019.
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Why sit in traffic when you can rideshare a drone?

Feb 18, 2019
Uber and some other big names are proposing a network of electric air taxis that could whisk passengers up and across cities in minutes.
Uber and some other big names are proposing a network of electric air taxis that could whisk passengers up and across cities in minutes.
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High-speed rail plans in California suffer setback

Feb 15, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced California does not have the $100 billion to fully build out the project.
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced California does not have the $100 billion to fully build out the project.
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Report: The average American spends the equivalent of 2.5 work weeks in traffic

Feb 13, 2019
The report, from traffic data company INRIX, finds Boston drivers spend the most time in congested commutes, with Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York and Los Angeles rounding out the top 5.
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Wanted: Elder transportation solutions

Jan 30, 2019
With 600,000 people over the age of 70 quitting driving every year, demand for transportation to get elders to medical appointments, stores and the like will grow.
Across the country there is a patchwork of programs to help seniors get to doctor appointments, pharmacies, grocery stores and other places they need to go.
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