News bites: World’s busiest race

Chicago O’Hare International Airport officials says they are gaining on Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in the race to be the world’s busiest airport.

North Carolina officials are moving to strip Charlotte of its control over the city’s airport.

Officials in Florida are hoping to revive Amtrak service between Jacksonville and New Orleans that was halted after Hurricane Katrina.

Speaking of rail (and Chicago), a proposed railway between there and Ohio has been estimated to cost $1.3 billion to build.