Train derailments have declined in recent years, but they’re not uncommon, US data shows
Federal U.S. data shows there were 1,087 train derailments in 2021 — which averages to just under three each day. Most are ordinary and don't cause any major problems.
Southwest Airlines exec offers up explanation for Christmas meltdown
Chief operating officer Andrew Watterson said it 'struggled to keep the operation moving' at 'key airports.'
Release of toxic chemicals from derailed Ohio tanker cars begins
Officials warned the controlled burn would send phosgene and hydrogen chloride into the air. Phosgene is a highly toxic gas that can cause vomiting and breathing trouble and was used as a weapon in World War I.
Southwest Airlines reducing minimum requirements for pilots: report
Southwest Airlines says recruiting change is aligned with hiring at or above FAA requirements.
50-car train derailment causes massive fire, evacuations in Ohio
About 50 cars derailed in East Palestine as a train was carrying a variety of freight from Madison, Illinois, to Conway, Pennsylvania.
Airline execs pushing for more spending, staff after FAA systems failure
Airlines are calling on federal authorities to bolster FAA staff and spending after its technological glitch earlier this week.
Air travel across US thrown into chaos after computer outage
Thousands of flights across the U.S. were canceled or delayed Wednesday after a government system that offers safety and other information to pilots broke down, stranding some planes on the ground for hours.
Here's where drivers are stuck in traffic for a whopping 155 hours a year
Three of the five most congested cities in the world are here in the U.S. Did yours make the list?
Attention pours in for young musicians who pulled off throwing a punk concert on BART
Two Bay Area punk bands have been getting a lot of attention since throwing a huge, largely improvised show on a BART train on Friday night.
Railroads reject latest sick time demands, raising chance of strike
Most businesses rely on trains to deliver their raw materials. A railroad strike could devastate the economy.
Infrastructure bill projects: Over $2B announced for roads, bridges, bike lanes across US
U.S. transportation officials announced $2.2 billion for local infrastructure projects on Thursday, paving the way for new bridges, roads, bike lanes, railways and ports in scores of communities across the country.
Amtrak derailment: 4 killed, several injured after train hits dump truck in Missouri
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said at least four people were killed when an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck in Missouri at a crossing Monday.
Record gas prices plateau in US over the weekend
It’s not a significant decrease by any means, but the news may signal a sign of relief for drivers after the average price of regular-grade gasoline shot up a whopping 79 cents over the past two weeks.
Rail service, day camps, summer school, graduations resume in New Jersey
New Jersey Transit on Monday resumed full rail and light rail service after a break because of the COVID-19 outbreak.