GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Transportation Infrastructure

More

  • House, Senate on collision course in highway debate Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 3:26 AM ET

    "We're not taking up the Senate bill," the California Republican told reporters at the Capitol, adding that the Senate should instead take up the bill already passed by the House. "My best advice to the Senate is to get our highway bill moved forward," he said. Hours later, in a hectic late-night session, the Senate voted 64-29 to include the provision reviving the...

  • Correction: Airport-Animal House Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 5:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— In a story July 20 about an animal terminal that is under construction at New York's Kennedy Airport, The Associated Press, based on information from a project spokesman, reported erroneously that the facility will include a veterinary clinic run by Cornell University. Instead, Cornell veterinarians serve as expert consultants and would be...

  • WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va.— As Congress considers a long-awaited transportation funding bill, some Republican governors as well as Democrats say they aren't waiting to raise or borrow money to fix or build roads, bridges and highways. GOP governors in Georgia, Iowa, South Dakota and Utah are among those who have approved road tax increases.

  • July 24- A power outage early Friday at New York's LaGuardia International Airport has delayed a number of flights, according to a spokesperson at the Port Authority of New York& New Jersey, which runs the airport. The official said the Federal Aviation Administration was reporting delays of about two hours for Delta Air Lines, "and 45 cancellations for Delta at...

  • July 24- The arrival of some flights at New York's LaGuardia International Airport have been delayed by as much as three hours due to a power outage, the NBC reported. The outage was reported at about 6 a.m. ET on Friday and was affecting flights in Terminal C, according to the report. NBC said it was not immediately clear what caused the outage.

  • POWER OUTAGE DELAYING SOME FLIGHTS BY UP TO 3 HOURS AT NEW YORK'S LAGUARDIA AIRPORT- NBC NEW YORK.

  • Indonesia president tries to tame infrastructure delays Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 9:04 PM ET

    Frustrated with his bureaucrats over delayed infrastructure projects, Indonesia's Widodo is pushing to find officials who can deliver on time.

  • Senate moves forward on 6-year highway, transit bill Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 8:06 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Senate agreed Wednesday to take up a sweeping transportation bill a little over a week before states will face a cutoff of highway and transit aid in the middle of the summer construction season. The vote puts the Senate on a path toward likely passage of the measure by the middle of next week. GOP leaders there expressed reluctance to take up a...

  • July 22- Command Security Corp employees who work at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport have called off plans to strike on Wednesday, the 32 BJ SEIU service workers union said. According to the union, Command Security Corp threatened to fire workers who were organizing for higher wages and benefits via union representation.

  • Walkout at 2 NYC airports called off after deal reached Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 2:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A walkout among some baggage handlers, security guards and other workers at New York's two major airports was averted after the subcontractor they work for and the union that seeks to represent them reached a deal Wednesday. Aviation Safeguards' parent company, Herndon, Virginia- based Command Security Corp., said in a statement that its employees "will...

  • July 22- Command Security Corp employees who work at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport have suspended plans to strike on Wednesday, the 32 BJ SEIU service workers union said. The security services provider has reached an agreement with employees that had planned to strike, according to Juan Chapman, a worker at the airport.

  • Man arrested in laser pointer incidents near DFW airport Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 1:27 PM ET

    No crewmembers or passengers were hurt but controllers changed the flight paths of the aircraft, which continued on to DFW airport, Dallas Love Field or Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Austin Lawrence Siferd, 23, of Alvarado, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of illumination of an aircraft by intense light.

  • NEW YORK— The pilots of four flights over the New York City metropolitan area say lasers were shone at their planes overnight. The Federal Aviation Administration says the laser strikes happened between 9:25 p.m. Tuesday and 12:10 a.m. Wednesday. The FAA says one plane was struck by a laser about 20 miles south of Newark Liberty International Airport.

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday unveiled an ambitious bipartisan Senate bill containing three years of funding for America's highways, bridges and rail systems but quickly ran into a roadblock that could force Congress to settle for shorter term fix. It is expected to dominate Senate deliberations into next week as Republicans and Democrats...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- U.S. lawmakers announced a bipartisan Senate transportation bill on Tuesday that would provide three years of funding for America's highways, bridges and rail systems, creating the possibility of the first multi-year highway bill in more than decade. The legislation is expected to dominate Senate deliberations over the next several...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- U.S. lawmakers announced a bipartisan Senate transportation bill on Tuesday that they said would provide three years of funding for America's highways, bridges and rail systems. The legislation, the first multi-year highway bill in a decade, is expected to dominate Senate deliberations over the next several days as lawmakers work against...

  • Officials with Local 32 BJ of the Service Employees International Union said picketing would begin at Kennedy Airport at 10 p.m. Wednesday and at LaGuardia at 6 a.m. Thursday. Craig Coy, the CEO of its parent company, Herndon, Virginia- based Command Security Corp., said there would be a contingency plan in place but he did not expect most employees to participate in...

  • Columbus Municipal Airport will be closed close from Aug. 2 until Aug. 10. The 9 inches of asphalt where the runways intersect is deteriorating, so it will be replaced by 10 inches of concrete that is expected to last 30 to 40 years, airport Director Brian Payne told The Republic. Columbus- based engine maker Cummins Inc. will to have its corporate planes use...

  • NYC's Kennedy airport building luxury animal terminal Sunday, 19 Jul 2015 | 12:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Jet-setting stallions and high-flying hounds at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport can look forward to a new luxury terminal that will handle the more than 70,000 animals flying in and out every year. Set to open next year, the $48 million, 178,000- square-foot shelter and quarantine facility will take in every kind of animal imaginable—...

  • MADRID— One of Spain's "ghost airports"— expensive projects that were virtually unused— received just one bid in a bankruptcy auction after costing some 1.1 billion euros to build. Chinese group Tzaneen International tabled the single bid in Friday's auction, Spanish news agency Europa Press said. Tzaneen International reportedly plans to invest up to 100...