Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) concluded that Sunday's Metro-North crash was "preventable."
Airlines are seeking to rally opposition to a potential increase in the airline ticket fees that pay for the Transportation Security Administration.
The Washington, D.C.-based lobbying group Airlines For America (A4A) is conducting a "Stop Air Tax Now" campaign to oppose a rumored increase in the security fee from $2.50 per trip to $5 on airline tickets to raise revenue for a broader government funding deal.
Conservative groups are warning budget negotiators not to increase fees that fund the agency.
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A pair of survivors of the crash of a New York Metro-North commuter train are planning to sue the railway, according to a CNN report.
The passengers were among the approximately 150 who were on board a Metro-North train that derailed on its way to New York City from Poughkeepsie, N.Y. on Sunday morning.
The merger of US Airways and American Airlines is facing turbulence because of a labor dispute, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The airlines are expected to bring their merger in for a landing on Monday, but the companies have not yet reached a deal with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union, which represents US Air’s mechanics.
Some airports are letting passengers light up electronic cigarettes in their terminals, USA Today reports.
Washington D.C’s Reagan National Airport, Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Miami International Airport all currently allow passengers to smoke e-cigarettes, the paper said.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is criticizing a delay in the opening of an expansion of Washington, D.C.’s Metrorail subway system toward Dulles International Airport.
Construction on the extension, which has been dubbed the Silver Line, was scheduled to be completed at the end of November.
However, the agency that operates the airport and is building the rail extension said this week that it needed more time to conduct testing on the new train tracks.
“Can’t we talk about shoes?” says a woman in the ad, about transit improvements.