News bites: Taxicab concessions

Your morning transportation speed-read:

Police say an airport security employee at Newark International who is accused of using a dead person's identification bought the information from a cab driver.

Officials in California are seeking environmental exemptions for a controversial proposed high-speed railway there.

The opening of a new airport in Berlin has been delayed.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) is raising money for an effort to pass a transportation tax in his state.