•  
  •  
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-26/nearly-2000-leaks-reported-at
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-07/airline-customer-complaint
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-02/warning-issued-about-oil-s
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-25/across-georgia
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-08-26/law-backs-airlines-dress-c
Augusta businesses, people got $400 million from federal government in 2012

...Augusta postal workers, and the Social Security Administration, which has 89 federal employees. The U.S. Department of Transportation employs 24 air traffic controllers here.The largest federal contract signed by an Augusta firm last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-29/augusta-businesses-peopl
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-04/leaders-lobby-keep-augusta-wa
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-12/boeing-stock-tumbles-after
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-03/high-speed-rail-linking-atlan
Across Georgia

$11 million marked for roads projectsWASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation says Georgia has $11 million in federal funding to spend on road and rail projects, but the money must be used by the end of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-18/across-georgia