News bites: Dump the pump

Your morning transportation speed-read:

Public transportation advocates recently celebrated Dump the Pump Day 2012.

An airport in Bangor, Maine, has received 647 diverted flights since 2005.

Contractors are working on a so-called airport "checkpoint of the future."

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has backed away from a plan to circumvent environmental reviews for a controversial high-speed railway in his state.