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Nearly Half Of All U.S. Drivers Are Over 50: Is That Good News Or Bad?

If you like statistics and factoids, you’re going to love the ones that the U.S. Department of Transportation has uncovered regarding American drivers. They’re being used as part of something called Beyond Traffic (PDF) — a strategic plan that makes projections about transportation in the year 2045 and discusses ways to nip anticipated problems in the bud. 451 more words

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INDOT Open to Continued Operation of Hoosier State

The Hoosier State may not be doomed after all. An Indiana Department of Transportation spokesman told Trains magazine that the state would consider continuing its support of the Chicago-Indianapolis train provided that Indiana gets relief from a Federal Railroad Administration decree that in supporting the train the state is a new railroad. 505 more words

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INDOT Open to Continuing the Hoosier State

The Hoosier State may not be doomed after all. An Indiana Department of Transportation spokesman told Trains magazine that the state would consider continuing its support of the Chicago-Indianapolis train provided that Indiana gets relief from a Federal Railroad Administration decree that in supporting the train the state is a new railroad. 505 more words

Railroad News

CBS 2 Investigates: Nearly Empty Flights On Taxpayers' Dime

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A controversial air service costs millions in taxpayer money, with nearly empty flights leaving airports for rural destinations.

The flights qualify for large federal subsidies as part of the Essential Air Service program, overseen by the U.S. 561 more words

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Passenger Rights Group Calls For Cap To Airline Change Fees For International Flights

Under certain circumstances – like significant weather events – airlines allow passengers to change their travel plans at no extra cost.But generally travelers can expect to pay upwards of hundreds of dollars to revise their travel plans. 339 more words

Mississippi State didn't directly book travel with ADI

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State is looking into its future travel arrangements after the flight its men’s basketball team was on made an emergency landing last Saturday night. 355 more words

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DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s aviation system, while maintaining flexibility to accommodate future technological innovations.

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