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    (CNN)The US Department of Transportation has filed a complaint with Israel over unfair treatment of airlines, stemming from the closure of Ben Gurion International Airport in which Israel has allowed the country's El Al airline to fly passengers but barred US airlines from doing the same, an Israeli official with knowledge of the complaint confirmed to CNN.Israel closed its airport...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) crews are out working to clear the snow as another bout of winter weather that is expected to impact most of the state through Friday. Related Coverage:  RELATED: Maryland Weather: Snow Expected Over Another Multi-Day Storm Event, Winter Storm Warnings Issued Maryland Weather: Snow Expected Over Another...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is gearing up for another bout of winter weather that is expected to impact most of the state. The National Weather Service expects snow this afternoon, followed by periods of snow and freezing rain in southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore Thursday night into Friday. RELATED: Baltimore County...
    Reuters February 8, 2021 0 Comments U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will quarantine for 14 days after a member of his security detail tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, the department said. The department said Buttigieg underwent routine PCR testing for COVID-19 earlier on Monday and COVID-19 was not detected, nor has he showed any symptoms. Buttigieg received the...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will quarantine for 14 days after a member of his security detail tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, the department said. The department said Buttigieg underwent routine PCR testing for COVID-19 earlier on Monday and COVID-19 was not detected, nor has he showed any symptoms. Buttigieg received the first dose of the...
    CONCRETE, Wash. (AP) — State Route 20 was blocked between Concrete and Rockport due to a landslide. The landslide was discovered early Sunday morning, KOMO-TV reported. The Washington Department of Transportation says the slide is thigh-deep and some debris is still coming down. Crews are on scene to examine the hillside and clear debris. The Department of Transportation says the...
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The public is going to hear more about planned improvements to Interstate 89 in Concord. The project involves intersections of the highway's Exit 2 ramps with Route 13. A New Hampshire Department of Transportation meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Feb.11 at 6 p.m. and will be held virtually. The purpose of the meeting is to present...
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    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Transportation Authority is warning the public about reports of spam text messages from “Maryland MDot Urgent.” The MDTA says there have been reports of text messages from “Maryland MDot Urgent” addressing “MDot customer” with a link. The link is spam and has been reported to MDOT’s IT Department, the MDTA says. Attention: Reported SPAM Text Messages...
    Reuters February 2, 2021 0 Comments Pete Buttigieg, a former mayor who challenged Joe Biden for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday on a 86-13 vote to head the U.S. Transportation Department. Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, will oversee aviation, highways, vehicles, pipelines and transit, as well as efforts...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pete Buttigieg, a former mayor who challenged Joe Biden for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday on a 86-13 vote to head the U.S. Transportation Department. Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, will oversee aviation, highways, vehicles, pipelines and transit, as well as efforts to ensure safe transportation...
    By Keith Laing | Bloomberg The U.S. Senate confirmed Pete Buttigieg as Transportation secretary on Tuesday, making the former Midwest mayor the first openly gay cabinet member approved by the chamber and putting him in a key role to help the Biden administration meet ambitious climate and Covid goals. Buttigieg, a military veteran and former South Bend, Indiana, mayor who...
    PHOENIX (AP) — A Democratic member of the Arizona House of Representatives has resigned to take a job with the Biden Administration. Rep. Arlando Teller announed he was resigning on Monday. He sent a formal resignation letter to Republican House Speaker Rusty Bowers on Friday. Teller will serve as a deputy assistant secretary for tribal affairs for the U.S. Transportation...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore City Department of Transportation is preparing for a winter snowstorm that is expected to impact the Baltimore region starting on Sunday. Officials said the Baltimore City snow team has been readying snow equipment throughout the week and has replenished city salt domes. LATEST FORECAST: Two Rounds Of Snow Possible Between Sunday Morning, Monday Night Crews have...
    DALLAS — Emotional-support animals are no longer free to roam about the cabin on Southwest Airlines either. The airline said Monday that it will let passengers bring trained service dogs in the cabin, but it will no longer accept support animals, starting March 1. Customers who want to bring a dog or cat on board as a pet will...
    DALLAS (AP) — Emotional-support animals are no longer free to roam about the cabin on Southwest Airlines either. The airline said Monday that it will let passengers bring trained service dogs in the cabin, but it will no longer accept support animals, starting March 1. Customers who want to bring a dog or cat on board as a pet...
    Senators vetted former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Sights and sounds from Inauguration Day Biden faces tall order in uniting polarized nation OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Senate majority offers Biden new avenues on Trump environmental rollbacks | Democrats eye action on range of climate bills | Biden pushing to cancel Keystone XL pipeline as soon as he...
    Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Sights and sounds from Inauguration Day Biden faces tall order in uniting polarized nation OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Senate majority offers Biden new avenues on Trump environmental rollbacks | Democrats eye action on range of climate bills | Biden pushing to cancel Keystone XL pipeline as soon as he takes office: reports MORE, President Biden’s nominee...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – Nuria Fernandez has stepped down after her seven-year tenure as the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority CEO and general manager to take a position with the U.S. Department of Transportation under the new administration of President Joe Biden. Fernandez’s role has not been disclosed by the DOT, but will be announced in the coming days,...
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    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Heads up, drivers: new speed and red light cameras are coming to Baltimore. The city is adding red light cameras to two intersections beginning February 1: southbound St. Paul Street at East Preston Street and northbound and southbound Perring Parkway at Echodale Avenue, the city’s transportation department said Thursday. Those cameras will operate 24/7, and drivers who...
    Jeff Marootian, director of District Department of Transportation, greets Kevin Mills, senior vice president of policy at Rails-to-Trails, at the U. S. Capitol  on Tuesday May 8, 2019 in Washington. (Eric Kayne/AP Images for Rails-to-Trails Conservancy) The head of D.C.’s Department of Transportation is headed to the White House. Jeff Marootian, who has led DDOT under D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser...
    President Donald Trump formally conceded the 2020 election on Thursday, but not before nearly a dozen high-ranking administration officials had already tendered their resignations following Wednesday’s tragedy at the Capitol. Reports indicate that a group of Trump’s advisers convinced him to issue Thursday’s video statement to both insulate himself from potential ouster from office and prevent further resignations in the...
    By Kaitlan Collins and Jeremy Diamond | CNN Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is resigning, a White House official and a person familiar with the situation tell CNN. She’s the first Cabinet member to leave in wake of President Donald Trump’s response to a mob of his supporters breaching the US Capitol. “It has been the honor of a lifetime to...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The nation’s largest coronavirus testing site, Dodger Stadium, shut down this first weekend of the year to prepare for an expansion. “This one being the largest one is closed down for two days. We have thousands of traffic cones that have to be set up,” said David Ortiz of the Los Angeles City Fire Department. For...
    CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has one of the worst rates of workplace-related deaths in the country, with three times more fatalities than the national average, a report said. The Wyoming Department of Workplace Solutions revealed in the report that 32 workers died while on the job in 2019, an increase of one death compared to 2018, The Casper Star-Tribune...
    President-elect Joe Biden's selection of Pete Buttigieg as his nominee for secretary of transportation is about more than planes, trains and automobiles. It's about climate change, an issue that the incoming president is weaving throughout his emerging administration.[ READ: Biden Taps Pete Buttigieg for Transportation Secretary ]Not only will former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Buttigieg work to improve the ability of people...
    Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) promised to fight racial, economic, and environmental injustice as President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Transportation (DOT). During his speech, he warned there was a dark side to the DOT. “At it’s worst, misguided policies and missed opportunities can reinforce racial, economic, and environmental injustice, dividing or isolating neighborhoods,” he...
    Transportation industry groups and unions were quick to applaud the selection of Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegLGBTQ groups celebrate Buttigieg pick for Transportation secretary Biden taps Buttigieg to serve as Transportation secretary Buttigieg tops list for Biden Transportation secretary: CNN MORE as President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenDeVos urges Education Dept. staff to 'resist' when Biden takes office LGBTQ groups celebrate Buttigieg pick for...
    Washington — President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday will formally introduce Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who competed against him for the Democratic presidential nomination, as his nominee to lead the Department of Transportation. The president-elect's transition team announced Tuesday that Mr. Biden tapped Buttigieg, 38, to helm the department, which is responsible for overseeing the nation's...
    Reuters December 15, 2020 0 Comments  President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pete Buttigieg to lead the U.S. Transportation Department, according to four people familiar with the matter, making him the first of Biden’s Democratic rivals for the presidency to land a role in his Cabinet. The appointment of Buttigieg, 38, is another step in a meteoric political rise for...
    Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg will be nominated by President-Elect Joe Biden to lead the Department of Transportation, according to four people familiar with the matter who spoke with Reuters. Biden will likely make the announcement sometime Tuesday. Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo were also being considered for the...
    President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Buttigieg to lead the Department of Transportation. Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is expected to be nominated by President-elect Joe Biden as secretary for the Department of Transportation, according to several news outlets, including the Associated Press, CNN, and the Washington...
    The highway you know like the back of your hand is changing - expect some delays. New exit numbers and signs are being posted, starting today Monday, Dec. 7, along Routes 9, 17, and 82. The new signs will connect motorists to I-95 and I-84, and Route 154, among other places. The updates may cause traffic delays on Monday, Dec....
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday announced Margaret Forgione will serve as acting commissioner of the Department of Transportation when Polly Trottenberg officially steps away on Dec. 11. Forgione has 26 years of experience in the department and is the DOT’s current chief operations officer. MORE: Polly Trottenberg, NYC’s Department Of Transportation Commissioner And Champion Of...
    The U.S. airline industry cut 29,000 of its workers in October as the coronavirus continued to devastate the travel sector, according to the Department of Transportation. The industry employed 673,278 people by mid-October after many were laid off when government restrictions on doing so expired, Reuters reported Thursday. The industry employed more than 750,000 people in March. The department added...
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    The Department of Transportation has taken steps to ensure the rapid deployment of the soon-to-be-available coronavirus vaccines across the country. Pfizer and Moderna have both submitted requests for emergency use authorization for their COVID-19 vaccines and while the FDA hasn't approved the vaccines yet, the U.K. became the first to approve the vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech Wednesday. Cartoons...
    The Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation relating to the transportation of service animals by air has been revised to ban emotional support animals from flights, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The revisions, which include the check-in process and other restrictions, comes in an effort to “ensure the safe and accessible air transportation system.” Say goodbye to...
    In a final ruling issued on Wednesday, the Transportation Department declared that only dogs can be classified as service animals and canines used for emotional support would not fall under that classification. The decision is a shift from the previous requirement that airlines were required to allow animals on board as long as a passenger had a doctor’s note specifying...
    By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer Consumer advocates are protesting a move by the Trump administration that they say will make it harder for the government to punish airlines that treat passengers unfairly. On the Friday during a four-day Thanksgiving weekend, the Transportation Department made final its proposal for defining unfair and deceptive practices by airlines. The rule deems that...
    Consumer advocates are protesting a move by the Trump administration that they say will make it harder for the government to punish airlines that treat passengers unfairly. On the Friday during a four-day Thanksgiving weekend, the Transportation Department made final its proposal for defining unfair and deceptive practices by airlines. The rule deems that airline policies – around things like...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Polly Trottenberg, the commissioner of New York City’s Department of Transportation, has resigned. The DOT confirmed her resignation Monday morning. Trottenberg has been part of the de Blasio administration for seven years. She’s been a staunch champion of the mayor’s “Vision Zero” traffic plan, which is designed to cut down on pedestrian and cyclist deaths due...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department said Wednesday it is denying exemptions for two charter flight companies to deliver cargo to Cuba, the latest crackdown by the Trump administration. Two U.S. companies had applied to deliver cargo flights to ship small or personal parcels containing food, medicine, hygiene and medical supplies, arguing the deliveries were humanitarian in nature. The...
    The Joe Biden White House transition team has tapped two New York city officials to advise the upcoming administration, according to the president-elect’s website. Polly Trottenberg, the commissioner of the city Department of Transportation, will be one of more than a dozen volunteers on Biden’s Department of Transportation review team, according to the list of newly appointed advisers. In...
    The Joe Biden White House transition team has tapped two New York city officials to advise the upcoming administration, according to the president-elect’s website. Polly Trottenberg, the commissioner of the city Department of Transportation, will be one of more than a dozen volunteers on Biden’s Department of Transportation review team, according to the list of newly appointed advisers. In the...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City's Department of Transportation Commissioner has been chosen for President-elect Joe Biden's transition team.Commissioner Polly Trottenberg was selected on Tuesday for an 18-person transportation team that will prepare Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and their cabinet as they transition to the White House.Members of the team will be responsible for understanding the...
    CLAYTON, Wis – The Wisconsin State Patrol had some advice for a guy who tried to transport a snowmobile by strapping it to the roof of his car: Bad idea. A trooper pulled over the driver on Highway 63 in northwestern Wisconsin on Sunday afternoon after seeing the snowmobile perched sideways on top of a Toyota Corolla. TEXAS TRAIN DERAILS, SPILLING CHEMICALS,...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Department said Friday it has tentatively approved plans by Delta Air Lines and Canada's WestJet to work together in scheduling and setting prices for flights between the U.S. and Canada. The department plans to grant the airlines immunity from antitrust laws, which would normally prevent competitors from working together so closely. It said the joint...
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