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2019-12-17 21:49:33
by Dan McCue
21st Century Flights Still on 20th Century Time

WASHINGTON - We've all dealt with it, and many of us are about to experience it again as we head... Read More

WASHINGTON - We've all dealt with it, and many of us are about to experience it again as we head home for the holidays. The long flight followed by a breathless sprint across an airport terminal all the while hoping... Read More

2019-08-09 23:10:03
by Dan McCue
'Choose Your Ride' Drunk Driving Vehicle a Minor Sensation in North Charleston

North Charleston Police Chief Reggie Burgess knew he had to do something. In 2016, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... Read More

North Charleston Police Chief Reggie Burgess knew he had to do something. In 2016, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced South Carolina led the nation in drunk driving fatalities, with 44% of all auto accident deaths involving at least... Read More

2019-07-30 21:58:09
by Sean Trambley
Industrial Emissions Targeted in New Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation

Last week, a bipartisan, bicameral coalition led by freshman Representative Sean Casten D-Ill., introduced legislation aimed at encouraging innovation that... Read More

Last week, a bipartisan, bicameral coalition led by freshman Representative Sean Casten D-Ill., introduced legislation aimed at encouraging innovation that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industrial sources. Casten and his counterparts in the Senate, Senators Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and... Read More

2019-06-07 21:32:15
by Dan McCue
Committee Chairs Seek Answers On Delayed Notice of Defects on Boeing 737 MAX

WASHINGTON - Representatives Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Rick Larsen, D-Wash., chairman... Read More

WASHINGTON - Representatives Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Rick Larsen, D-Wash., chairman of that body's Aviation Subcommittee, want to know when Boeing and others first learned of a serious defect in the... Read More

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

After years of economic development success, traffic congestion has become a critical challenge for the three-county region comprising the Charleston,... Read More

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

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

Ford Motor Co. is being investigated by the Justice Department over its emissions certification process, the company said in a... Read More

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

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

Responding to widespread criticism of the FAA in the wake of two deadly crashes of Boeing's 737 Max outside the... Read More

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

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

The issues raised Wednesday during a meeting of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Aviation and Space went to the very... Read More

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

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

President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House Wednesday the United States is grounding the Boeing 737 Max aircraft... Read More

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

2019-01-15 22:55:39
by TWN Staff
Ongoing Shutdown Ripples through Aviation Economy

Last week, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and federal employees including air traffic controllers and other aviation workforce ... Read More

Last week, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and federal employees including air traffic controllers and other aviation workforce personnel sent a letter to President Trump calling for an immediate... Read More

2018-09-26 00:29:08
by TWN Staff
Senators Launch Bipartisan Effort to Boost Economic Opportunity Through Improved Transportation Access

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Ed Markey (D-MA), and Joni Ernst (R-IA) have joined together to ... Read More

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Ed Markey (D-MA), and Joni Ernst (R-IA) have joined together to launch a legislative effort to boost economic opportunity for workers and families through improved access to transportation. Read More

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