Latest from Ashley Halsey III

“This is something we’ve been trying to do for many years,” said Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.), noting that a five-year bill had not been passed since the 1980s. “It’s really a big, major deal.”

  • Oct 3, 2018

In a report, the passenger rail line’s inspector general notes a “weak safety culture.”

  • Oct 1, 2018

Under the bill, the agency would regulate seat size, and seated passengers couldn’t be bumped.

  • Sep 24, 2018

An effort to keep after-ticket prices “reasonable” gets snipped from the FAA reauthorization bill.

  • Sep 22, 2018

A bill to fund the FAA has a poison pill for airlines over baggage and change fees they charge their passengers.

  • Sep 19, 2018

The NTSB says something called positive train control could eliminate human error that has killed hundreds and injured thousands in train wrecks, but it costs billions.

  • Sep 13, 2018

A House subcommittee wants a progress report from the Federal Railroad Administration on installation of positive train control, a device that would have saved 25 lives in a head-on collision a decade ago.

  • Sep 12, 2018

The crash on Sept. 12, 2008, killed 25 and injured 135, prompting lawmakers to pass legislation mandating new technology.

  • Sep 12, 2018

With the end of summer vacations and kids heading back to school the day after Labor Day traditionally heralds the return of traffic gridlock.

  • Sep 4, 2018

Older drivers outlive the age when they're capable of driving safely by seven to 10 years, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. AAA also found that very few of them discuss their driving issues with their family or doctor.

  • Aug 14, 2018
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