News bites: Aloha, rail

Your morning transportation speed-read:

The Department of Transportation is giving Hawaii $1.5 billion to build a rail line.

Security guards at New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) have called off a proposed holiday strike.

An Ohio man has been arrested six times for stealing bags from Port Columbus International Airport.

Japanese automaker Acura’s TL model has been named the safest affordable car on the U.S. market.