TSA CAN DEPLOY BEHAVIOR DETECTION OFFICERS TO TRAVEL-DOCUMENT CHECKING POSITIONS AT AIRPORTS TO SHORTEN WAIT TIMES- ADMINISTRATOR.
TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION HEAD SAYS IT IS IMPORTANT TO MOVE PART-TIME STAFF INTO FULL-TIME WORK TO MANAGE LONG AIRPORT LINES.
May 24- Houston police dispatched a bomb squad on Tuesday to George Bush Intercontinental Airport to investigate a possible bomb threat against a Delta Air Lines plane, a police spokesman said, but no device was found on the airplane. Bill Begley, spokesman for the Houston Airport System, said the plane has since departed the airport. "It is a non-specific threat," he...
Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments, weighs in on ways to fund the rebuilding of America's crumbling infrastructure, including a gas tax.
You have to have a well-staffed system, says Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, sharing his thoughts on how to solve problems at the TSA.
We need to raise the gas tax and raise a big pot of money, says former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, discussing the challenges of repairing and costs associated with maintaining the nation's roads, bridges and tunnels.
BRAZIL TO SELL STAKES IN PETROBRAS, FURNAS UNITS AS WELL AS IN AIRPORTS, AMONG DOZENS OF ASSETS, SOURCES SAY.
LOS ANGELES INTL AIRPORT STEPS UP COUNTERTERRORISM EFFORTS, TIGHTENS SECURITY& UPS POLICE PRESENCE IN WAKE OF EGYPTAIR CRASH- CNBC, CITING DJ.
LOS ANGELES, May 19- Numerous lapses in safety measures, judgment and planning by Plains All American Pipeline LP led to and worsened a major oil spill last year that fouled miles of shoreline and ocean near Santa Barbara, California, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Thursday. The agency said the government would focus next on "enforcement options"...
SYDNEY, May 19- Brazilian miner Vale has had a minor acid leak at its Goro nickel operations in New Caledonia, the government of the French Pacific territory said, two years after a large chemical discharge at the same site sparked violent protests. Vale spokesperson Cory McPhee confirmed the leak at the company's port facility but said that production had not...
The group called on the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to quickly hire and train new staff to cut waiting times at airports. Separately, American Airlines Group Inc plans to spend $4 million on top of the $17 million it allocates annually to staff it contracts to help TSA officers stock bins at checkpoints and manage queues, Chief Operating...
*Port business may get boost as more goods pour into Myanmar. On Tuesday, Washington eased some restrictions on Myanmar but also strengthened measures against Law by adding six firms connected to him and his conglomerate, Asia World, to the Treasury blacklist. Yet the blacklisting, which attracted considerable attention in Myanmar, looks like a formality given...
About 231 million passengers will fly on U.S. airlines from June through August, up 4 percent from the same period last year, the Washington- based group said in a news release. The group called on the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to quickly hire and train new staff to cut waiting times at airports. Jeh Johnson, secretary of the U.S. Department of...
America's infrastructure is crumbling and there isn't enough money to fix it, experts say.
Discussing how to invest alongside infrastructure-related spending, with Bob Dimella, Mackay Municipal Managers, and Josh Duitz, Alpine Funds portfolio manager.
America needs $3.6 trillion between now and 2025 to bring U.S. infrastructure to a grade "B," explains Greg Diloreto, American Society of Civil Engineers. Also, Chris Edwards, Cato Institute, provides perspective.
Discussing the challenges to fixing the D.C. metro, with Washington D.C. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on upgrades to the Washington Metro System.
EXTENDS INDEFINITELY MEASURE ALLOWING SHIPMENTS TO GO THROUGH MYANMAR PORTS AND AIRPORTS- TREASURY.
China plans to invest $720 billion on 303 transport infrastructure projects over three years. How will the spending impact commodity markets?