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  • Railroad says it's committed to hauling fertilizer Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 3:09 PM ET

    BISMARCK, N.D.— Canadian Pacific Railway told a federal oversight board Friday that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a "significant challenge" for the railroad.

  • US senator: Metro-North fined $552,000 past decade Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 6:07 AM ET

    NEW HAVEN, Conn.— Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S.

  • Mo. Senate panel endorses penny transportation tax Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— A Missouri Senate committee has endorsed a 1- cent sales tax increase to fund transportation projects. If passed by the full Senate, the measure would head to the November ballot for voter approval. The lone "no" vote on the Senate panel was Republican Sen.

  • Student struggles to recount fatal truck-bus crash Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 3:37 AM ET

    "The bus hit a FedEx truck," the student replied. " The FedEx truck came into us. " The California Highway Patrol released the recordings Thursday as investigators returned to the scene about 100 miles north of Sacramento to reconstruct aspects of the crash.

  • California cross-border airport clears key hurdle Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 10:16 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO— U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday that it has reached agreement with an investor group to clear the way for construction of the nation's first cross-border airport terminal connecting San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico.

  • Korean Air A380 hits 2 light poles at LA airport Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:01 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— An Airbus A380 superjumbo jet hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at Los Angeles International Airport with hundreds of passengers aboard.

  • April 17- A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid to compel General Motors Co to tell customers to stop driving millions of cars that have been recalled for defective ignition switches.

  • Judge denies 'park it now' bid for recalled GM cars Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:13 PM ET
    GM CEO Mary Barra appears before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday.

    A US judge rejected a bid to compel GM to tell customers to stop driving millions of cars that have been recalled for defective ignition switches.

  • Judge won't order recalled GM cars to be parked Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    DETROIT— A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos issued her order Thursday in Corpus Christi.

  • April 17- A federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid to compel General Motors Co to tell customers to stop driving millions of cars that have been recalled for defective ignition switches.

  • *Stance does not mean deal is off- UAE- based source. ROME, April 17- Etihad Airways has toughened its stance on conditions for investing in Italy's struggling Alitalia in continuing negotiations between the airlines, sources close to the matter said on Thursday.

  • Fake grenade in luggage disrupts New York airport Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    NEWBURGH, N.Y.— State police say a fake hand grenade in a passenger's luggage has disrupted operations at an airport in New York's Hudson Valley. Troopers say Stewart Airport in Newburgh was closed just after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday when the souvenir grenade was found during security screening.

  • Freight train industry to miss safety deadline Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology to prevent the most catastrophic kinds of collisions and derailments by the deadline set by Congress, the freight railroad industry said Wednesday.

  • Final Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Delta Air rose $1.71 or 5.4 percent, to $33.62. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 49 or 5.9 percent, to $8.80. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 64 or 2.8 percent, to $23.54.

  • April 16- Railroad operator Kansas City Southern reported better-than-expected quarterly results as a bumper corn crop in 2013 led to higher grain shipments. Midwest to Mexico, Chief Executive David Starling said on a conference call with analysts.

  • April 16- Railroad operator Kansas City Southern reported a 10 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, helped by higher shipments in its agriculture business. Revenue rose to $607.4 million from $552.8 million, while revenue at the company's agriculture business jumped 40 percent.

  • CEO of regional carrier PSA Airlines to retire Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— PSA Airlines, which operates regional flights for US Airways, says that its CEO and president will retire and be replaced by the president of US Airways Express. The company said Wednesday that Keith Houk, 66, will retire on Aug. 31 after more than 25 years at PSA Airlines including nine as CEO.

  • Midday Glance: Airlines companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    Delta Air rose $1.03 or 3.2 percent, to $32.95. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 32 or 3.9 percent, to $8.63. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 47 or 2.1 percent, to $23.37.

  • Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. "Traditionally, it was too easy to start an airline and too difficult to kill one off," says Jamie Baker, an airline analyst with JPMorgan Chase. Last year, they paid an average of $3.03 a gallon, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

  • US stocks close higher for third day in a row Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Yahoo and Delta Air Lines were among the companies posting big gains. Stocks started climbing from the opening bell on Wednesday as investors cheered the latest quarterly earnings report from Yahoo. The Web pioneer reported late Tuesday that it is making most of its money from its stakes in two Asian Internet companies: China's Alibaba Group and Yahoo Japan.

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