VANCOUVER, Washington, July 21- California's chance to keep a lid on some of the nation's highest gas prices and join in the spoils of a domestic oil production boom is threatened by quickly growing opposition to a rail terminal in Washington state.» Read More
WASHINGTON, Feb 26- President Barack Obama will announce in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Wednesday a four-year, $302 billion plan to create jobs by fixing the nation's crumbling roads, bridges, rail and transportation infrastructure.
*Cosan's Rumo would name most of the board, have control. The planned takeover, which Cosan officials expect ALL's board and shareholders to approve, would create a new logistical giant in a country where access to cheap transportation infrastructure comes at a premium.
THAI FARMERS CALL OFF BANGKOK AIRPORT PROTEST FOR NOW AFTER GOVT ASSURANCE OF PAYMENT, FARMERS' SPOKESMAN SAYS.
HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 20- BNSF Railway Co plans to move into tank car ownership and buy its own fleet of up to 5,000 new crude oil tank cars with safety features that exceed the latest industry standards, the unit of investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Thursday.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urged Congress on Thursday to show "a little political courage" and come up with long-term solution to pay for roads. "Congress is going to have to show a little political courage to face this problem," Foxx said.
Feb 19- Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines said it lost a bid for slots at Reagan National Airport in Washington that are being given up by American Airlines Group.
Feb 19- Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines said it lost a bid to get takeoff and landing slots at Reagan National Airport in Washington that are being given up by American Airlines Group. "We put in a bid at a price that we thought we could keep our target margin returns in place and we did not win," Spirit Chief Executive Ben Baldanza said on a conference call.
Another winter storm hits the East, causing more travel headaches.
*Ethiopian Airlines plane had been bound for Rome. GENEVA, Feb 17- Swiss authorities detained the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that was forced to land at Geneva's international airport on Monday, airport police said, adding that passengers and crew were safe.
HIJACKER OF ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES PLANE AT GENEVA AIRPORT HELD, SITUATION "UNDER CONTROL", NO INJURIES- AIRPORT POLICE.
GENEVA, Feb 17- A hijacked Ethiopian Airlines flight landed at Geneva's international airport on Monday, but it was not immediately clear who had seized the plane or if any demands had been made.
GENEVA, Feb 17- A hijacked aircraft landed at Geneva's international airport early on Monday, an airport spokesman said without giving details of the flight.
Hundreds of more flights are canceled as airlines struggle with storm-battered Valentine's weekend schedules.
*Rosneft says expects Ryazan refinery back to normal by Feb. 19. MOSCOW, Feb 13- Russia's top oil producer Rosneft said it had halted output of oil products at its Ryazan refinery, a key fuel supplier to Moscow's airports, after a fire late on Wednesday caused by a railcar crash.
WASHINGTON, Feb 12- U.S. business and labor leaders urged Congress on Wednesday to raise the federal gasoline tax to prevent a fund that pays for road and bridge projects from running out of money as early as September.
Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.
The FCC's deadline for public comment on permitting voice calls on planes is Friday. Many international carriers already allow it.
ISTANBUL, Feb 11- A 22 billion euro project to build a third airport in Istanbul will be delayed for at least 10 months after a Turkish court sought further investigation into its environmental impact, a group challenging the project said.
LaGuardia Airport is on track for a $3.6 billion overhaul that should remove it from a number of travelers' "most-hated" lists.
Severe weather in the Northeast and Midwest led to flight cancellations, highway closures, train delays and power outages.