News bites: Airport envy

International airports are growing at a faster rate than U.S. airports, according to a New York Times report.

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The trend is also not lost on President Obama, as the Transportation Report noted on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, public transportation advocates are still celebrating Charlotte Mayor Anthony FoxxAnthony FoxxToll roads poised to boom under Trump plan Transportation chief urges Trump to press forward on self-driving cars Five transportation issues to watch under Trump MORE's nomination to be Transportation Secretary.

State lawmakers in Texas have approved a bill to allow college students to keep guns in their cars if the autos are locked.