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  • 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.

  • How the Cowboy State lassoes business Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead

    Diverse incentives make the Cowboy State a "Top State" for business, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says.

  • Worst Airports for Connections Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 3:11 PM ET
    American Airlines passengers wait in line to reschedule flights at O'Hare Airport.

    Gah! Connecting flights can be maddening for travelers. Here are the 10 worst airports for connections.

  • Chinese Tycoon Looks to Build Panama Canal Rival Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 1:21 PM ET
    The Panama Canal

    Nicaragua's congress has passed bill granting a little-known Chinese tycoon the exclusive right to develop a multibillion-dollar rival to the Panama Canal.

  • Airbus Comes to US, Puts More Pressure on Boeing Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    After years of battling Boeing for commercial and military jet orders in the U.S., Airbus is taking the battle to American soil.

  • Fliers More Fed Up Than Ever Before, Study Shows Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:01 AM ET

    The annual Airline Quality Rankings by Wichita State University and Purdue University show carriers bumping more passengers from oversold flights and delivering service that often leaves customers frustrated.

  • Closures of 149 air traffic control towers, which was a visible sign of the 'sequester' budget cuts, has been postponed until June 15 by the FAA.

  • February Durables Soar, Bolstered by Transportation Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Demand for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in February, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.

  • Chinese Firm Looks to Tap US Natural Gas Market Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 12:26 PM ET
    Engineers at work on the drilling platform of the Cuadrilla shale fracking facility.

    One of China's largest private companies is quietly rolling out plans to establish a network of natural gas fueling stations for trucks along U.S. highways.

  • Expect a Pick-Up in Air Cargo: Cathay Pacific CEO     Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    John Slosar, CEO at Cathay Pacific, tells CNBC he expects a recovery in the air cargo market, even as weakness in the industry led to an 83 percent plunge in 2012 net profit for the airline.

  • Stock in 60 Seconds: Midas     Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 11:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at Midas in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment after shares rose over 4% on announcements of government restructuring and urbanization in China.

  • Air Asia: Flying High on More Passengers     Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Tony Fernandes, Group CEO at AirAsia, tells CNBC how operations in Thailand and Malaysia helped fuel a whopping 238% rise in net-profit for 2012.

  • Parents may find themselves wishing they could check-in their toddlers when it comes to travel. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah explores the child-friendly concept airline by design firm RKS that promises a hassle-free journey.

  • China's Next Big Bailout May Target Shippers Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 12:49 AM ET

    The shipping industry continues to linger in the doldrums four years after the global financial crisis, even as other major asset markets have bounced back.

  • Cost of Failing US Infrastructure     Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the American Society of Civil Engineers says the nation would lose 3.5 million jobs if it fails to fix its aging infrastructure. Donna Cooper, Center for American Progress, weighs in.

  • The Cost of America's Crumbling Bridges and Roads Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    The decrepit state of the nation's infrastructure will knock more than $3 trillion off the nation's GDP through the end of the decade if more money isn't spent to upgrade the country's roads, bridges, airports and ports, according to a new report from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

  • America's $1.1 Trillion Infrastructure Gap     Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest data from the American Society of Civil Engineers show the nation could lose 3.5 million jobs due to the shortfall in infrastructure funding.

  • Another 'Cliff': US Faces Devastating Port Strike Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    The threat of a longshoremen's strike that could close 15 ports from Massachusetts to Texas has shipping industry leaders, manufacturers and retailers warning of a "devastating blow" to the supply chain.

  • US Union Accuses Maersk of Spying on It Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 5:13 AM ET
    A worker drives a Kalmar reachstacker truck loaded with an AP Moeller-Maersk A/S shipping container.

    A U.S. port workers union has accused APM Terminals, a port operator of A.P. Moller-Maersk, of spying on union representatives in Los Angeles by tapping their phones.

  • Worst City for Traffic Congestion in Europe Named Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 2:30 PM ET

    Traffic congestion in Europe is increasing, with Istanbul topping the list of the cities with the worst congestion on the continent, according to the latest “Congestion Index” by navigation producer TomTom.