The push follows a recent machete attack at the New Orleans airport.
The FAA is struggling to meet a deadline to replace WWII-era radar technology.
The audit comes as lawmakers are struggling to pay for an extension of funding.
Satirical website The Onion recently mocked Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Rep. Lou Barletta says the Transportation Department’s current system is flawed.
The Vermont senator said he his amendment would "create or maintain" roughly nine million jobs.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors is trying to avoid a construction shutdown.
They say the funding stalemate in Congress is causing local governments to cancel projects.
The incident occurred Friday evening at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
The FAA has included hobby vehicles in its interpretation of a federal statute.
Car seats made by Graco were found to have faulty buckles.
The FAA issued an experimental pass to the company Thursday.
An FAA waiver was "obsolete" by the time Amazon received it, it said.
The budget amendment to boost spending was rejected in a 45-52 vote.
Obama called the Germanwings crash in the French Alps "heartbreaking."
The expedited screening program is available at 31 U.S. airports.
The jet was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, Germany.
The lawmakers want Amtrak and transit included in a DOT funding bill.
The FAA is holding a "virtual career fair" for flight controllers.
A machete-wielding man attacked two TSA agents in New Orleans last week.
Labor groups argue eliminating the tax would create a "patchwork" transportation system.
Anthony Foxx said Rep. Bill Shuster understands the nation’s infrastructure funding woes.
A watchdog found the traveler was formerly in a domestic terrorist organization.
Sens. Cory Booker and Deb Fischer want regulators to "lay the foundation" for driverless cars.