The Terrors Of New York's Penn Station

Opinion | Joanne Butler

North Korean bombs don’t scare me as much as trying to catch a train in New York’s rail hub.

Taxpayers Shouldn't Bear The Cost Of Heavy Trucks On The Road

Opinion | Drew Johnson
Classic Kenworth W900B semi moves along scenic highway (Taina Sohlman/Shutterstock)

Trucks need to pay their fair share.

There's A Multi-Million Dollar, 'Homeland Security' Fund For Protecting 'Party Buses' From Nonexistent Threats

Daily Caller News Foundation | Luke Rosiak

Obama administration says program serves no purpose, but House Republicans insist.

The Tires Of The Future Never Go Flat

Tech | Timothy Reisinger
Prototype of iFlex tire (Youtube/user/hankooktyre)

iFlex…No, it’s not made by Apple

The Right Way To Avoid The Transportation Cliff

Opinion | Randal O'Toole

Refilling the Highway Trust Fund is a short-term, short-sighted solution.

Obama's pork-barrel transportation plan is far from visionary, it's stuck in the past

Opinion | Matthew La Corte

Return control to states and municipalities, then let them privatize their services.

New app to track teenager's driving habits in development - MIT Technology Review

Tech | Josh Peterson

But it could rate any driver’s abilities, and any change in those abilities, over time.

Unrealistic mileage standards threaten consumers' wallets

op-ed | Pete Sepp

The fuel efficiency standards that the administration is considering would be the equivalent of a massive tax hike.

Chamber of Commerce, House GOP in dust-up over highway bill - TheDC

Politics | C.J. Ciaramella

Democrats, the AFL-CIO and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have assailed transportation plan for not spending enough

A 30% cut won't leave transportation in the ditch

Opinion | Randal O'Toole

Why the big transportation spending cut that House Republicans are pushing makes sense.

Selling slots and fixing airports

Opinion | Ike Brannon

Why the federal government should auction airport slots to airlines.

Key Dem suggests imposing higher gas tax - The Hill

Politics | interns

West Virginia Rep. Nick Rahall looks to finance proposed transportation bill with higher taxes

Federal Transit Administration to change weight regulations - TheDC

US | Caroline May

FTA looking to increase average passenger weight used in bus test regulations

Snow snarls flights to Super Bowl - AP

Business | admin

Winter weather cause hundreds of inbound flights to be canceled at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Snow piles up on snow-weary Northeast - AP

Business | admin

Commuters up and down the East Coast began the all-too-familiar task of digging out cars

Obama caught in Washington's wintry weather - AP

| admin

Even President Barack Obama can’t bypass the nuisances and delays of Wednesday’s major east coast snow storm

Federal government eyes mandatory air bags for small planes - AP

Business | admin

The National Transportation Safety Board is considering the traditionally car-oriented feature for planes

Hinojosa voices support for bill that curbs 'threatening' speech against lawmakers - TheDC

Politics | Chris Moody

Rep. Rubén Hinojosa said that he is open to joining PA Rep. Robert Brady in support of a bill to curb speech that could be perceived as ‘threatening’ to public officials

TheDC Morning: FEMA forgets about half a billion in misspent money - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

Man playing real-life 'Frogger' hit by SUV - AP

US | admin

A man has been hospitalized after police in South Carolina say he was hit by an SUV while playing a real-life version of the video game ‘Frogger’