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New U.S. Dept. Of Transportation Rules Could Help Alleviate Some Travel Headaches

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — From delayed flights to long security lines, flying can be a frustrating experience, but the U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing new rules to ease some of that pain. 188 more words


Samsung Reps Try To Do 'Galaxy Note7' Damage Control At DIA

By Melissa Garcia

DENVER (CBS4) – Samsung representatives were at Denver International Airport replacing phones for customers who have the recalled Samsung Galaxy Note7 on Monday. 603 more words


U.S. DOT Pushes For Stricter Rules For Service Pets On Planes

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Jet-setting pets often travel in the lap of luxury, but the U.S. Department of Transportation is pushing stricter rules for service animals, CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock reports. 418 more words


Difficult to return: FedEx, UPS, Postal Service won't allow Samsung Note 7 phones on their planes

There are 2.5 million Samsung Note 7 phones out there and retrieving the phones — which have been known to burst into flames — is getting complicated. 438 more words


Toledo Amtrak Station to Get Improvements

Funding has been approved by the Ohio Rail Development Commission for a renovation of Toledo Central Union Terminal.

Now known as Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza, the station will receive such repairs as resurfacing the platforms used by Amtrak passengers, new drainage, improved signs and canopy repairs. 174 more words

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Obama Administration Says Automakers Will Back Self-Driving Car Oversight

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told Reuters he expects automakers and tech companies will comply with voluntary guidelines his department issued last month for autonomous vehicles… 374 more words


US Government to Release Safety Guidelines for Self-Driving Cars

The federal government is paving the way for self-driving vehicles to become commonplace on U.S. roads.

Tuesday morning, the Department of Transportation will release guidelines for the testing and deployment of automated vehicles. 451 more words