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DALLAS (AP) — In the months after Doug Robinson started driving a truck, he noticed his clothes were increasingly more snug-fitting. He was already overweight but soon realized that spending up to 11 hours behind the wheel, frequently eating fast...
PORTER, Ind. (AP) — Northwestern Indiana's congested railroad corridors will see some upgrades with $71 million in federal money to help speed the flow of passenger and freight trains and perhaps help progress on a Chicago-to-Detroit high-speed...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal regulators have proposed a $3.7 million civil penalty against the Canadian owner of a pipeline that ruptured in 2010, dumping more than 800,000 gallons of oil into a southwestern Michigan river. The U.S....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving grants of $750,000 to South Bend Regional Airport and $500,000 to Evansville Regional Airport to improve airline service. The South Bend airport will use its grant and $475,000...
Tags: AirTran, Frontier Airlines Inc.
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - The South Bend Regional Airport has received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to try to establish low-cost, westbound air service. The federal grant, which was announced Tuesday, would be matched with $475,000 from...
Tags: Marketing, Frontier Airlines Inc.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Carl Levin says the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority is getting $2.1 million in federal aid toward the costs of using new hybrid-electric buses. The Michigan Democrat said Thursday that the grant comes from the...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation says the use of smokeless electronic cigarettes on airplanes is prohibited and plans to issue an official ban this spring. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the department...
Tags: New Jersey, Frank Lautenberg
Sidewalks, streets and other public transportation projects could get a boost in Oak Park if the village receives a federal grant trustees agreed to seek this week that could be worth millions. The board of trustees Monday supported village staff's...
Lawsuit aims to protect migrating swallows from deadly netting draped over bridges used as nesting sitesA coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing transportation agencies of violating migratory bird laws by installing protective netting across two bridges in the Petaluma, Calif., area that has injured and killed...
Sun SentinelA woman’s airport visit to meet her husband, who was arriving from a flight, turned deadly when she tripped in a roadway and a charter bus ran over her. It forced the normally hectic four-lane arrivals section of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
After a 2012 focused on major long-term energy issues, the Legislature retreated a bit from high profile energy legislation this year. Instead, attention was more narrowly focused on altering existing laws regarding the construction of nuclear power...
Airlines continue to reap handsome payoffs from the extra fees they charge for checked bags and other travel-related services. Sixteen U.S. passenger airlines collected $841 million in baggage fees and $610 million for reservation cancellation and change...
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