Transportation Infrastructure


  • Phone calls on planes? Your last chance to comment Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    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 in New York

    LaGuardia Airport is on track for a $3.6 billion overhaul that should remove it from a number of travelers' "most-hated" lists.

  • Storm causes flight cancellations, driving nightmare Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Severe weather in the Northeast and Midwest led to flight cancellations, highway closures, train delays and power outages.

  • Hotels investigating potential security breach Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 3:10 PM ET

    More than a dozen hotels are investigating a report that customer data was stolen at a number of locations.

  • Super Bowl fans' getaway day delayed by snow, ice Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 12:28 PM ET
    File photo of planes being de-iced at New York's LaGuardia.

    A day after the Super Bowl lucked out with exceptional weather, air, train and road travel was tied up with snow and ice.

  • Sidecar, uberX halt some airport pickup service Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    At least two ride-sharing services have suspended some passenger pickups at LAX and SFO amid ticketing complaints.

  • Australia coal ports shut as cyclone intensifies Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 1:48 AM ET

    *Coal ports close as cyclone zeroes in on Queensland state. SYDNEY, Jan 30- Industrial ports have closed along Australia's Queensland coast as a cyclone strengthens offshore, bringing some of the world's largest coal shipping operations to a halt, port officials said on Thursday.

  • Atlanta at center of chaos as ice snarls South Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 10:31 AM ET
    A winter storm that would probably be no big deal in the North all but paralyzed the Deep South on Tuesday, bringing snow, ice and teeth-chattering cold, with temperatures in the teens in some places.

    Nearly 2,000 flights had been canceled Wednesday morning as the U.S. faced another day of severe weather. Atlanta's airport was hardest hit.

  • UPDATE 1-Dubai, Abu Dhabi airport traffic surges in 2013 Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 6:46 AM ET

    DUBAI, Jan 29- Passenger flows through Dubai's main airport, the world's second busiest for international traffic, jumped 15.2 percent in 2013 thanks to expansion of its route network and the use of wide-body planes, airport authorities said on Wednesday.

  • DUBAI, Jan 29- Passenger flows through Dubai's main airport, the world's second busiest for international traffic, jumped 15.2 percent in 2013 thanks to expansion of its route network and the use of wide-body planes, airport authorities said on Wednesday.

  • Cuba opens new port built with Brazilian aid Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    MARIEL, Cuba, Jan 27- Cuba on Monday inaugurated a $957 million port billed as the most modern in Latin America and crucial to the economic future of the communist-ruled island in a project financed by Brazil and equipped for ships passing through an expanded Panama Canal.

  • Airport upgrades: Changing rooms, outdoor plazas Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Hold room in renovated Terminal 3, Boarding Area E at SFO Airport

    Airports are busy rolling out major upgrades and expansions in places such as San Francisco, Denver, New York and New Orleans.

  • Private jets in scrimmage for Super Bowl slots Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 12:57 PM ET

    One of the country's most congested air spaces is expected to get worse with the addition of about 1,200 private jets during Super Bowl week.

  • Google founders' private air terminal to take off Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 2:10 PM ET
    An artist's rendering of Google's private terminal at Mineta San Jose International Airport

    The facility, which Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt are building at San Jose's airport, is expected to be finished next year.

  • Metro-North resumes service amid safety concerns Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:39 AM ET
    People wear Santa hats as they stand beneath the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center.

    Travel headlines for Wednesday include updates on the Metro-North derailment investigation and NYC's gridlock alert.

  • Railcar derailment sparks mass exodus in N. Ohio Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 9:55 AM ET

    Officials believe a derailment at a northern Ohio rail yard damaged a railcar and leaked flammable liquid that led to evacuations.

  • Maersk: Container demand to rise 4-6%     Sunday, 6 Oct 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    David Skov, Head, South China, Maersk Line expects global container demand to pick up to 4-6% growth in the next few years, as compared to a forecast of 2-3% gain this year.

  • Greener terminal lands at San Diego airport Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:28 PM ET
    New seats with USB ports, power outlets and cup holders at the San Diego International Airport.

    San Diego International Airport opens its $907 million expansion at Terminal 2 this week, with solar panels, car chargers and seats equipped with power outlets and USB ports.

  • Tall trucks smash into Indiana bridges 400 times Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:23 AM ET
    Truck accident on the Virginia Avenue Bridge, Indianapolis, IN

    Video shows the Virginia Avenue Bridge in Indianapolis getting hit by multiple tall trucks. In all, seven area bridges have been hit more than 400 times. Bad GPS may be to blame.