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  • Tracking Uber's rough ride in Hong Kong Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 9:53 PM ET
    Tracking Uber's rough ride in Hong Kong

    Car hailing app Uber's worldwide expansion plans have hit yet another legal bump; this time in Hong Kong. Gilly Wong, chief executive of the Hong Kong Consumer Council, discusses.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 20- Americans drove more miles this June than ever before, data showed on Thursday, highlighting the surprisingly rapid pickup in driving activity that is pushing gasoline use toward a new record. The combination of cheaper fuel, an improving economy and summer school holidays fueled a 3.9 percent jump in the number of miles driven in June, the...

  • DRIVERS LOG 3.9 PCT MORE MILES IN JUNE VS YEAR AGO-DOT@. NEW YORK, Aug 20- The number of miles driven on U.S. roads and streets rose 3.9 percent in June from a year ago, according to government data released on Thursday, highlighting a pickup in driving activity that is pushing gasoline use toward a new record. Americans logged an estimated 275.1 billion miles on U.S....

  • Uber's rocky road in California Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Uber's rocky road in California

    California prosecutors expand the consumer protection lawsuit against Uber, saying background checks missed convicted criminals.

  • OLYMPIA, Wash.— A divided Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a first-in-the nation initiative to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the city of SeaTac should apply to thousands of workers at the airport. SeaTac was the first city in the nation to adopt a $15 minimum wage, but it only applies to transportation and hospitality workers.

  • Tianjin's deadly blasts expose China's work safety woes Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 1:18 AM ET

    BEIJING— By official data, China is becoming safer from accidents year after year. But the explosions over the Tianjin port last week are a stark reminder that it has far to go in preventing workplace disasters— from blasts on factory floors to leaks of oil pipes and warehouse fires. The blasts that started at a hazardous material warehouse in the eastern city of...

  • TORONTO, Aug 20- Regulators threatened to ground Canada's Porter Airlines over safety problems in 2008, according to documents reviewed by Reuters, but the matter was kept secret for years- a sign, some critics say, of how little the public is told about the safety of Canadian airlines. Reuters got access to the documents in June from Transport Canada, the nation's...

  • OAKLAND, Calif., Aug 19- California Governor Jerry Brown told state legislators on Wednesday that they needed to get past political infighting and develop a plan for long overdue and much needed repairs to the state's roads, bridges and other infrastructure. He was joined by the state assembly's top Democrat at a news conference in Oakland on Wednesday where...

  • SSA: Still optimistic about a shipping recovery Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 6:36 PM ET
    SSA: Still optimistic about a shipping recovery

    Esben Poulsson, president of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), says he's not pessimistic about the dry bulk shipping market, despite reports saying that a return to profitability isn't expected until 2017.

  • Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told the Kansas aviation industry leaders during a forum in the Wichita suburb of Park City that his agency has received some 3,000 comments regarding proposed rules governing drone use. Foxx's comments come a week after the Federal Aviation Administration reported that drones had been spotted 650 times this year as...

  • Old airports, congestion add to flier frustration Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 2:52 PM ET
    A passenger attempts to check himself in from a self-service kiosk at LaGuardia Airport in New York.

    Two big culprits behind flier frustration are the country's aging airports and growing congestion in the skies.

  • Making airports more efficient Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 1:38 PM ET
    Making airports more efficient

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports GPS-based technology NextGen is the future for air travel. FAA administrator Michael Huerta, discusses the plans for performance based navigation.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Aug 19- Britain's air safety investigator on Wednesday blamed a short-circuit involving a lithium-metal battery for a 2013 fire on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner parked at London's Heathrow Airport and called for further scrutiny and testing of lithium batteries on all aircraft. Boeing shares fell 1.3 percent to $142.66 on the New York Stock...

  • JAISALMER, India, Aug 19- Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in India's western Rajasthan state, stands empty. India has spent more than $50 million since 2009 on eight airports that do not receive scheduled flights- white elephants that are a reminder of the...

  • JAISALMER, India, Aug 19- Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in India's western Rajasthan state, stands empty. India has spent more than $50 million since 2009 on eight airports that do not receive scheduled flights- white elephants that are a reminder of the...

  • What's driving road fatalities? Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 2:53 PM ET
    What's driving road fatality?

    2015 is on track to be the deadliest driving year since 2007. Deborah Hersman, National Safety Council CEO, provides insight on the challenges of connected cars.

  • Carrying crude by rail ... safely Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 4:41 PM ET
    Carrying crude by rail ... safely

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the fastest growing business for rail transportation--crude shipments--and how safety can be implemented into the process.

  • Phishing scam targets Washington E-ZPass holders Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 4:24 PM ET
    E-Z Pass toll booth

    Phony emails warn drivers they are "indebted for driving on toll roads," with a link to a fake website, says NBC 4.

  • Sprint and Zulily are big market movers Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 4:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Sprint Corp., up 42 cents to $4.60. Target Corp., up 19 cents to $78.98.

  • Aging air traffic control Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 1:41 PM ET
    Aging air traffic control

    Insight to the first step the FAA should take to ensure air traffic control is as safe as possible, with Marla Westervelt, Eno Center for Transportation.