News bites: Approved

Your morning transportation speed-read: 

The Federal Railroad Administration has approved the construction plan for the first leg of a controversial proposed high-speed railway in California. 

Flight cancellations on American Airlines have spiked since the airline has gone through its bankruptcy proceedings. 

Air Canada is launching a low-cost subsidiary

German automaker Volkswagen has reported that sales of its Passat model have surpassed other midsize cars this year. 

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