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FAA Will Move First to Approve the Boeing 737 Max to Fly Again, Possibly Within Weeks Transportation
FAA Will Move First to Approve the Boeing 737 Max to Fly Again, Possibly Within Weeks

FORT WORTH, Texas — During a break from an international gathering of air safety regulators from around the world, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) made clear Thursday that his agency will move first to lift the order... Read More

In South Carolina, Governments, Employers and Schools Forge Strategy to Deal with Traffic Issues Transportation
In South Carolina, Governments, Employers and Schools Forge Strategy to Deal with Traffic Issues
2019-05-07 21:19:33
by Dan McCue

After years of economic development success, traffic congestion has become a critical challenge for the three-county region comprising the Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan area. Every morning, hundreds of thousands of commuters head off to work on local roads ill-suited to... Read More

Ford Investigated Over Concerns About Improper Emissions Tests Business
Ford Investigated Over Concerns About Improper Emissions Tests
2019-04-29 18:20:18
by Tom Ramstack

Ford Motor Co. is being investigated by the Justice Department over its emissions certification process, the company said in a government securities filing Friday. Ford said in the quarterly report that the criminal investigation focuses on its “road load estimations,”... Read More

Boeing Needs More Time to Assess 737 Max Software Fix, FAA Says Transportation
Boeing Needs More Time to Assess 737 Max Software Fix, FAA Says

WASHINGTON — U.S. aviation regulators say a fix being developed for Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 Max won’t be approved quickly. The safety system linked to two fatal crashes since October is being revamped by Boeing to make it less aggressive... Read More

737 Crashes Revamp Oversight, FAA Tells Congress Transportation
737 Crashes Revamp Oversight, FAA Tells Congress
2019-03-28 18:04:30
by Dan McCue

Responding to widespread criticism of the FAA in the wake of two deadly crashes of Boeing's 737 Max outside the U.S., the inspector general of the Department of Transportation told a Senate panel on Wednesday that the agency plans to... Read More

Commerce, Not Safety Long at Forefront of Aviation Industry Oversight Transportation
Commerce, Not Safety Long at Forefront of Aviation Industry Oversight
2019-03-28 17:50:59
by Dan McCue

The issues raised Wednesday during a meeting of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Aviation and Space went to the very heart of a conflict that has plagued aviation and the entities created to regulate it since the days of Charles... Read More

FBI Joining Criminal Investigation Into Certification of Boeing 737 Max Transportation
FBI Joining Criminal Investigation Into Certification of Boeing 737 Max

SEATTLE — The FBI has joined the criminal investigation into the certification of the Boeing 737 Max, lending its considerable resources to an inquiry already being conducted by U.S. Department of Transportation agents, according to people familiar with the matter.... Read More

Trump Nominates Former Airline Executive to Lead the FAA Transportation
Trump Nominates Former Airline Executive to Lead the FAA

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump named former airline executive Stephen Dickson to run the Federal Aviation Administration as the agency faces scrutiny for its role in approving the Boeing Co. 737 Max for service before two fatal crashes of the... Read More

Boeing’s Liability for 737 Max Hinges on Crash and Oversight Investigations Transportation
Boeing’s Liability for 737 Max Hinges on Crash and Oversight Investigations

WASHINGTON — The fatal crashes of two Boeing Co. 737 Max jets and the fleet’s worldwide grounding have triggered a complicated scramble regarding legal liability involving the manufacturer, airlines and the victims’ families. Boeing’s risks might be rising after a... Read More

US Grounds Boeing 737 Max Aircraft In Wake Of Deadly Crashes Transportation
US Grounds Boeing 737 Max Aircraft In Wake Of Deadly Crashes
2019-03-14 13:19:57
by Dan McCue

President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House Wednesday the United States is grounding the Boeing 737 Max aircraft after days of critics saying the administration failed to swiftly protect the flying public after two of the planes were... Read More

LA May Charge Drivers by the Mile to Cut Congestion Transportation
LA May Charge Drivers by the Mile to Cut Congestion

For years, Southern California lawmakers have tried to steer clear of decisions that make driving more expensive or miserable, afraid of angering one of their largest groups of constituents. But now, transportation... Read More

A Regional Push to Clean Up Cars, Trucks and Mass Transit Transportation
A Regional Push to Clean Up Cars, Trucks and Mass Transit

As power plant emissions decline in the Northeast, a group of East Coast states is targeting another source of greenhouse gases: cars, trucks and mass transit. Read More

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