News bites: Strange bedfellows

Your morning transportation speed-read:

The NAACP and the Tea Party have joined forces to oppose the proposed transportation sales tax in Georgia.

An 11-year-boy who stowed away on a flight from England to Italy said it was easier to sneak on the plane than it was to do his homework.

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is facing budget cuts.

Opponents of a controversial high-speed railway in California are dropping a push for a vote to block funding.