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FAA grants permits for commercial agriculture, real estate drones

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday issued permits to use drones to monitor crops and photograph properties for sale, marking the first time permission has been granted to companies involved agriculture and real estate. 266 more words


New Dept. of Transportation rule to help violin-toting musicians

A new rule by the U.S. Department of Transportation requires airlines to allow musicians to board with their priceless Strads and other small musical instruments.This may not seem like a big deal to the average public — some of whom arrive with garbage-bag sized carry-ons and clamor to stuff it all in the overhead. 343 more words

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D.C. Asks Nonprofits to Seek Transportation Grants

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia transportation officials are asking nonprofits to apply for grant money to help them transport people with disabilities.

The grant funds are given to the District by the U.S. 132 more words


NASCAR: Ryan Blaney visits White House to help launch tire safety initiative

NASCAR will take part in a new initiative from the U.S. Department of Transportation to increase awareness of tire safety and promote energy efficiency.

Talented young driver Ryan Blaney, along with his No. 323 more words

Fairfax County OKs Funding for Rest of Silver Line

FAIRFAX, Va. — Fairfax County officials have agreed to the terms for a $403 million federal loan for the second phase of Metro’s Silver Line. 124 more words