Archive Transportation: Leisure

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport and surrounding roadways on Wednesday, his latest salvo in a roughly $100 billion push statewide to bring decaying old infrastructure into the modern era. Those changes could cost up to $8 billion, with a proposed expansion of the Van Wyck...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- A New York City train derailed at a downtown Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday's morning rush hour, injuring more than 100 commuters in the metropolitan area's second major rail accident since late September. Emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal after the Long Island Rail Road train went off the tracks inside the busy transportation...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- A New York City train derailed at a downtown Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday's morning rush hour, injuring more than 100 commuters in the metropolitan area's second major rail accident since late September. Emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal after the Long Island Rail Road train went off the tracks inside the busy transportation...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- A New York City train derailed at a downtown Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday's morning rush hour, injuring more than 100 commuters in the metropolitan area's second major rail accident since late September. Emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal after the Long Island Railroad train went off the tracks inside the busy transportation...

  • DETROIT, Jan 4- General Motors Co on Wednesday reported an unexpected 10 percent rise in December U.S. auto sales while Ford Motor Co also beat forecasts, indicating that 2016 results will beat a record high set in 2015.. Ford's December U.S. sales increased 0.3 percent while Wall Street estimated a decline of about 2.5 percent. Ford Chief Executive Officer Mark...

  • DETROIT, Jan 4- General Motors Co on Wednesday reported an unexpected 8 percent rise in December U.S. auto sales while Ford Motor Co also beat forecasts, indicating that 2016 results will beat a record high set in 2015.. Ford's December U.S. sales increased 0.3 percent while Wall Street estimated a decline of about 2.5 percent. Ford Chief Executive Officer Mark...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- A New York City train derailed after ramming into a bumper at a downtown Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday's morning rush hour, injuring more than 100 commuters in the metropolitan area's second major rail accident since late September. Emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal after the Long Island Railroad train went off the tracks inside...

  • DETROIT, Jan 4- General Motors Co on Wednesday reported an unexpected 8 percent rise in December U.S. auto sales while Ford Motor Co also beat forecasts, indicating that 2016 results will beat a record high set last year. Ford's December U.S. sales increased 0.3 percent while Wall Street estimated a decline of about 2.5 percent. Ford Chief Executive Officer Mark...

  • BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan 4- A New York City commuter train derailed at a Brooklyn terminal after ramming into a bumper during Wednesday's morning rush hour, leaving more than 100 people with non-life-threatening injuries, city officials said. Dozens of emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal after the Long Island Railroad train went off the tracks inside the busy...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- At least 37 people have suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a New York City commuter train derailment on Wednesday during peak morning commuting hours, city officials said. Dozens of emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal in the borough of Brooklyn after the Long Island Railroad train went off the tracks at about 8:30 a.m. local...

  • ABUJA, Jan 3- Nigeria plans to close the airport in the capital Abuja for six weeks from 8 March to repair its runway, the aviation ministry said on Tuesday, pushing the move back later than previously scheduled. The decision to shut the airport and divert Abuja- bound flights to Kaduna, an airport used primarily for domestic flights about 160 km to the north, was taken...

  • British workers are estimated to be paying over six times more on rail fares than commuters in Europe, according an Action for Rail study.

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 29- Berlin's long-delayed new airport is unlikely to open as planned next year, the chief executive told a German newspaper on Thursday, following a report that said completion of the project had been pushed back to 2018.. Despite Germany's reputation for engineering and organisational prowess, red tape and technical problems have repeatedly...

  •  2017 Playbook: Travel

    CNBC's Susan Li takes a look at what to expect in the travel sector next year.

  • KARACHI, Pakistan, Dec 27- Pakistan expects to secure soft loans from China of about $1 billion this week for three road projects in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a Pakistani official said on Tuesday. The roads lie on the western route of CPEC, a $55 billion network of roads, rail links, power plants and other infrastructure connecting western China to...

  • ALLENTOWN, Pa., Dec 23- A cargo plane emblazoned with " Prime Air" descended from an empty sky at Lehigh Valley International Airport on Tuesday, ninety minutes from the bustle of New York City, loaded with crates of goods during the peak holiday shopping season. Exclusive payload data reviewed by Reuters and interviews with airport officials around the country...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 22- Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday removed its self-driving test cars from California and put them on trucks bound for Arizona, shuttering the autonomous vehicle project in its home state after a week-long battle with regulators. Arizona, however, does not require any special permits for self-driving cars, according to the state...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 22- Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday removed its self-driving test cars from California and put them on trucks bound for Arizona, shuttering the autonomous vehicle project in its home state after a week-long battle with regulators. "Our cars departed for Arizona this morning by truck," an Uber spokeswoman said in a written statement.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 22- Uber said on Thursday its self-driving test cars had left California to begin testing in Arizona, after California revoked the registration of the cars, which it said lacked the proper permits. "Our cars departed for Arizona this morning by truck," said an Uber spokesperson. San Francisco was to be Uber's second testing ground for its...

  • OSLO, Dec 22- The Norwegian government aims to pass a law in the spring of next year to allow testing of self-driving vehicles on Norwegian roads, it said on Thursday. Other companies exploring self-driving cars include Alphabet's Google, Uber Technologies Inc and Ford Motor Co.. Norway's Ministry of Transport and Communications said the government was...