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Lawsuit aims to protect migrating swallows from deadly netting draped over bridges used as nesting sitesA coalition of environmental groups has filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing transportation agencies of violating migratory bird laws by installing protective netting across two bridges in the Petaluma, Calif., area that has injured and killed...
Tags: Conservation, Transportation, Travel, Laws, Justice System
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a controversial rail yard near the Port of Los Angeles, setting the stage for possible court challenges, alleging violations of environmental and civil rights laws. The proposal to build a staging...
Southwest Airlines, the nation's largest domestic carrier, agreed to pay a $150,000 fine for failing to give timely responses to passenger complaints. The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the fine Wednesday, saying Southwest did not respond...
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a controversial rail yard serving the harbor, setting the stage for possible court challenges alleging violations of environmental and civil rights laws. The proposal to build a center for trains...
The Transportation Security Administration will soon let airline passengers carry small folding knives on planes for the first time since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. But a group of flight attendants is doing everything it can to halt the...
Rush-hour traffic in the new 110 Freeway toll lanes is moving faster, but traffic in other lanes has slowed slightly, according to the first report on the project. The Metro and Caltrans data is the first evaluation of the county's initial attempt at...
Two Caltrans technicians tasked with doing foundation testing for construction projects claimed over 260 hours they didn’t work, and one of them falsified testing data on 10 projects, according to an investigative report Thursday by state Auditor...
A trade group for the world’s airlines is pushing to modernize a decades-old booking system to help speed along the latest airline trend: the sale of customized fare packages. Behind the effort is the International Air Transport Assn., the trade...
An airline that was planned to begin flying out of Carlsbad last year is still struggling to complete federal regulations to launch operations. California Pacific Airlines, based out of McClellan-Palomar Airport, is the brainchild of Ted Vallas, a 91-...
If the airlines lost your luggage last year, you are among a few unlucky passengers. Very few. During 2012, the nation's largest airlines reported the lowest rate of lost or mishandled luggage since federal officials began keeping the data in 1987....
Tags: Transportation, Travel, Air Transportation, Fines, Punishment
L.A. NOWScapadas Magicas LLC, the company that owns the tour bus involved in the deadly crash Sunday on California 38 that killed eight people and left dozens injured, is "an imminent hazard to public safety" and must close immediately, federal officials said...
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