Report gives US airlines lower marks across the board

...business-class sections.The annual report is now in its 25th year. Headley and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor Brent Bowen use information that the airlines submit to the U.S. Department of Transportation.Ree

Nearly 2,000 leaks reported by Atlanta Gas Light, South Carolina Electric and Gas in 2012

...In 2011, after tragic natural gas incidents nationwide, the administration and its parent agency, the U.S. Department of Transportation, issued a "call to action" to accelerate the repair and replacement of the highest-risk pipeline infrastructure...

Airline customer complaints decreased though more flights were late and more luggae mishandled

...figures for on-time performance, mishandled bags, bumping passengers, and complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Transportation.Their key findings:Airlines operated 78.4 percent of their flights on time in 2013, down from 81...

Leaders lobby to keep Augusta-to-Washington flight

...Congress signed a letter dated May 28 urging U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to protect US Airways...chambers of commerce also wrote letters to the U.S. Department of Transportation emphasizing the flight's economic importance...

Boeing stock tumbles after fire on 787 Dreamliner

...Boeing's sake, I hope it's not the batteries," said Mary Schiavo, former inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation. "There was a lot of criticism that the FAA didn't fully understand the battery issues when they certified...

High-speed rail linking Atlanta and Charlotte could pass through Augusta

...train.Three public meetings ? the first of which is tonight in Suwanee, Ga. ? are planned before the U.S. Department of Transportation narrows six possible routes it identified for a high-speed rail corridor linking Atlanta and Charlotte...

Warning issued about oil shipped from North Dakota, Montana

...U.S. and Canada might be more flammable than traditional forms of oil.A safety alert issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation warns the public, emergency responders and shippers about the potential high volatility of crude from...

Across Georgia

...supporting a proposal from SeaPort Airlines to provide federally subsidized service from the airport. The U.S. Department of Transportation makes the final decision on which airline to select.SeaPort has said it would fly passengers in north...

Law backs airlines in dress code debate

...He said passengers should wait until they're off the plane to file complaints with the airline, the U.S. Department of Transportation or in small-claims court."They have this omnipotent power," Anolik said of flight crews. "You...

Atlanta's streetcar project to get $47 million

ATLANTA - Atlanta's streetcar project is about to get a boost.U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood plans to present a check today for $47.6 million to the city for use on the streetcar project.Atlanta...

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