Buttigieg: US May Act Against Airlines on Consumers' Behalf
The day after Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg met with airline leaders to quiz them about widespread flight disruptions, his own flight was canceled and he wound up driving from Washington to New York. “That is happening to a lot of people, and that is exactly why we are paying close attention here to what can be done and how to…
Flight Cancellations Create a Bad Travel Day Across the US
Airlines are canceling more than 1,500 flights across the U.S. in one of the worst days yet in the summer travel season. Cancellations were especially high Thursday in the New York City area, where forecasts called for a chance of storms late in the day. At least one-fourth of all flights were scrubbed at LaGuardia Airport in New York and...
Buttigieg Says DOT Will Dole Out $2.9 Billion in Infrastructure Grants to States and Cities
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced $2.9 billion for competitive grants designed to improve U.S. transportation infrastructure.
U.S. Clears Way for Truly Driverless Vehicles Without Steering Wheels
U.S. vehicle safety regulators have issued final rules eliminating the need for highly automated and self-driving vehicles to need such controls.
White House Rolls Out $5 Billion Funding Plan to States for Electric Vehicle Chargers
The historic investment in EV chargers is part of the Biden administration’s broader agenda to combat climate change and advance the clean energy transition.
Transportation Chief Pete Buttigieg Credits Musk's Tesla for Helping Make EVs ‘Possible in America'
“We admire the range of American companies that have innovated, including Tesla, which did so much to make EVs possible in America,” Buttigieg said.
Biden Says Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse Shows How Poor Infrastructure ‘Can Threaten Lives'
President Joe Biden visited the site of a Pittsburgh bridge collapse on Friday, saying it illustrated how weak infrastructure ‘can threaten lives’
Buttigieg Pledges Help as Car Fatalities Keep Spiking Higher
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is pledging to tackle a rising U.S. epidemic of car fatalities
FAA Research Grants Aim to Tackle Aviation's Massive Deficit of Greener Fuel
Greener aviation fuel is key to airlines’ commitments to cut carbon emissions, but supply is scarce.