Ashley Halsey III

ReporterWashington, D.C.


TSA called in police when the man caused a fuss, then pushed his way to a boarding gate at LAX.

  • May 20, 2015

Regulators also proposed rules on poorly made helmets just before D.C.’s Rolling Thunder event.

  • May 20, 2015

The 33rd funding extension lasts until July 31, leaving states in the lurch in the middle of construction season.

  • May 19, 2015

The train that crashed and left eight people dead in Philadelphia sped up from 70 mph to more than 100 mph in less than a minute before derailing, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

  • May 14, 2015

Created 44 years ago, the passenger rail system has been mired in controversy ever since.

  • May 13, 2015

The Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing 7 people, was moving at twice the authorized speed, the NTSB said, and emergency brakes were applied too late.

  • May 13, 2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is announcing steps this week to expedite the process.

  • May 13, 2015

Congress is expected to extend funding, but there still isn’t a long-term financing plan.

  • May 12, 2015

Faced with a May 31 deadline, Congress is about to drop the ball on transportation funding yet again.

  • May 11, 2015

Virginians caught with handguns at National and Dulles airports.

  • May 4, 2015
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Ashley Halsey reports on national and local transportation. Although he has had a fairly extensive number of interesting experiences, collectively they've not transformed him into a particularly interesting person. He was, for instance, the first person to learn who the real "Sam" was for "Son of Sam" killer David Berkowitz. He once drank moonshine with Orville McCoy of the infamous Hatfields-and-McCoys deadly feud. He came with in a hair of death after being hit by a speeding Studebaker. He was on a biplane that crash landed on the runway at Reagan National Airport. He has met several presidents and not been able to offer any of them an original thought.
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