News bites: Airport envy

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

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 FoxxDeadly NJ train crash puts spotlight on lack of safety technology Driverless cars are coming, the federal government must act Five takeaways from the new driverless car guidelines 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.