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DOT Transportation Index Fell in March

This past March was a good one for air freight, but not much else in the transportation field, the U.S. Department of Transportation found.

The department’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said its combined Transportation Services Index was 121.3, down 0.5 percent from February’s level and 0.9 percent from March 2015’s figure. 145 more words

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Air fares: Not dropping like fuel prices, but lowest since 2010

Air fares may not have dropped as much as lower fuel prices suggest they could, but they have reached the lowest  average since 2010, a federal agency said today. 113 more words

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FRA Updates Railroad Safety Website

The Federal Railroad Administration has switched on a redesigned website that provides interactive features and downloadable fact sheets about railroad safety.

The site also provides access to the libraries of the FRA and U.S. 175 more words

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Pittsburgh Announced As Finalist In Smart Cities Challenge

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)- Pittsburgh has been named one of seven finalists in the “Smart Cities Challenge.”

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced  the finalists on Sunday. 182 more words

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Designated 'Smart City' Will Get Vehicle Technology Boost

The U.S. Transportation Department and NXP Semiconductors NV are joining forces in a pilot project to use communication technology to reduce congestion and speed traffic, they said on Friday. 305 more words

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Frontier Seeks Permission To Fly To Cuba, Including Direct Flight From Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver’s Frontier Airlines is among at least eight airlines that have asked for permission to fly to Cuba, including a direct flight from Denver to Havana. 799 more words

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American Airlines Proposes Flights To Cuba

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – American Airlines wants to fly customers to Cuba out of DFW International Airport.

“American’s proposed service – from Miami and four other hubs – will provide a strong foundation for the sustained future growth of commercial and cultural ties between the U.S. 210 more words

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