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Bellingham plans bike, pedestrian changes for greater safety  The Seattle Times

New or additional access for bicyclists and pedestrians is planned, including expanded bike lanes and pedestrian crossings, and new stoplights.


Tuesday's Brief: Encore Boston Harbor Transportation Update, School Safety Hearing, ZLC Meeting  NorthEndWaterfront.com

Today is Tuesday, March 26 if you're looking for a new spin on a local favorite, be sure to check out the new Night Shift Brewing location that recently opened at ...


Senate to kick off aviation safety review this week  Politico

Former NHTSA chief Strickland heading to Capitol Hill — Two IG reports raise questions about DOT cybersecurity.


8 Ways to Improve State DOTs, According to Smart Growth Advocates  Governing

State transportation departments are often criticized for being too highway-centric. Here are some suggestions for changing that.


Indonesia safety board denies leaking Lion Air probe details  Washington Post

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia's transportation safety board denied on Thursday that it leaked details from its probe into the crash of a Lion Air flight in ...


U.S. Chamber (Again) Pledges to Support Hill Proponents of Fuel Tax Increase  Transport Topics Online

To those members of Congress who support raising the federal fuel tax, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants them to know they have its support. Here's your ...


Annual grant funds now available for Northwest transportation safety programs  kttn

Over the past several years agencies and programs across Northwest Missouri have received almost no funding for programs working towards reducing the ...


Salisbury sets goal to eliminate pedestrian deaths and injuries by 2030  Delmarva Daily Times

Mayor Jake Day and the Salisbury City Council have set a goal to improve the city's pedestrian and traffic safety.


TRAFFIC SAFETY: Sheriff issues advisory | News  The News Guard

Lincoln County Sheriff Curtis Landers is issuing the following information concerning the use of seat belts and child booster seats to help raise public awareness ...


Today Click It or Ticket Rural Enforcement Begins  Julesburg Advocate

STATEWIDE — Starting today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies will ...


These road changes aim to make Bellingham more bike and pedestrian friendly  Bellingham Herald

Drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians will see substantial changes across Bellingham over the next few months, part of a long-term effort among residents and city ...


Tesla Crash in Florida Sparks Transport Safety Board Probe  Bloomberg

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said it's conducting an investigation into a fatal accident Friday in which the roof of a Tesla was sheared off in ...


Lower speed limits part of city plan to improve traffic safety with 'Vision Zero'  The Ithaca Voice

ITHACA, N.Y. — Between 2008 and 2017, there were 182 serious injury crashes and five fatalities in the City of Ithaca. This week, the city embraced the "Vision ...


Waterloo council OKs Ridgeway Avenue traffic study  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO — The city has hired a consultant to look at the future design of Ridgeway Avenue.


Comprehensive road safety plan needed: Council - Tue, March 26 2019  Jakarta Post

In an attempt to reduce the number of road accidents, the Jakarta Transportation Council (DTKJ) has urged the city administration to draft a Regional Road ...


Highway Patrol launches new ag transportation safety program  Wyoming Tribune

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Highway Patrol recently launched a new program to help increase agricultural transportation safety within the state.


Sheriff urges motorists and riders to practice motorcycle safety  Cody Enterprise

With the recent warmer weather, motorcycle riders in Park County are able to get back and out on two wheels again. While it still may be a little early for.


Better Business Bureau warns of car-wrap scam found in local newspaper  WWMT-TV

The Better Business Bureau, serving western Michigan, is warning the public about a classified ad published in a local newspaper that is advertising a ...


Ex-transportation czar to oversee utility's safety efforts  SFGate

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will help oversee efforts to improve safety and reduce risk at NiSource, the ...


WHP launches new program to increase statewide agricultural transportation safety  KGWN

The Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) recently launched a new program within the Patrol to help increase agricultural transportation safety within Wyoming.


Open streets in D.C.? City officials plan car-free event this fall  Curbed DC

Officials are promoting funding for nonprofit groups in the region that could help implement a car-free event.


Milpas Development to Affect Pedestrian Safety  Santa Barbara Edhat

By Anna Marie Gott. There's a difference between lip *service* and putting your money where your mouth is. Getting kids to school safely is something most ...


Swain, Tully, Benson, Jones Bill Reinforcing School Bus Safety for Student Riders Clears Assembly  InsiderNJ

(TRENTON) – Continuing to strengthen state policies concerning school transportation, the Assembly approved legislation today, 80-0, sponsored by Assembly ...


Metrorail safety oversight is returned to local authorities  Washington Post

More than three years after Metro's history of dangerous calamities prompted U.S. officials to take control of subway safety oversight, the Federal Transit ...


Study: Certain Kia & Hyundai engines more likely to catch fire  WPTV.com

An alarming new study found certain engines in Kia and Hyundai vehicles are more likely to catch fire than any other vehicles on the road, an I-Team review ...


Eugene and LTD tackle transportation safety and access through MoveAhead effort  nbc16.com

EUGENE, Ore. - The City of Eugene and Lane Transit District are working together to create a safer, more accessible transportation system. That effort is called ...


As Pedestrian Deaths Rise, Cars Get Safer (for Drivers)  CityLab

Pedestrians fatalities are rising sharply as Americans spend more time behind the wheel. And self-driving technology isn't likely to be the fix we need.


American Airlines to cancel 90 flights a day after Boeing 737 Max planes grounded  Atlanta Journal Constitution

American Airlines announced Sunday it will cancel more flights that were scheduled on the carrier's...


Transportation weekly: Nuro dreams of autonomous lattes, what is a metamaterial, Volvo takes the wheel  TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I'm your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it ...


'The city doesn't do anything unless someone gets hurt': Bayside resident demands traffic safety on 46th Avenue  QNS.com

A Bayside resident is demanding traffic safety along 46th Avenue following a car crash that left her father critically injured. On March 12, a reckless driver struck ...


Booster seats bill hits roadblock in House  WCTV

By: Jake Stofan | Capitol News *Service* March 25, 2019. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CNS) -- Across the country, four children are killed and 490 are injured every day ...


SCDOT planning safety improvements for Highway 278 in Bluffton  WSAV-TV

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) - The South Carolina Department of Transportation says Highway 278 has one of the highest crash rates in the entire state. That's why ...


Condition, safety, traffic, funding all play into bridge repair  Utica Observer Dispatch

VERONA — For years, four state-owned bridges in Verona have been closed, requiring residents and through traffic to take lengthy detours through other ...


Reported gunman robs Old National Bank on Portage Road; forces school lock down  WWMT-TV

Kalamazoo police officers responded to a bank robbery Monday at the Old National Bank on Portage Street. Officers cordoned off the building with crime scene ...


Greenspot reopened to traffic | Public Safety  Highland Community News

The San Bernardino County Department of Public Works reopened Greenspot Road Friday, March 22, which is a major connector for the community of Highland, ...


Marijuana Impairment Emerges as Safety Issue for Trucking, ATRI Study Says  Transport Topics Online

Despite growing concerns in the trucking industry over a rise in the legal use of marijuana, there is a general lack of research on the relationship between use of ...


$9.9B transportation budget includes salmon, ferry funds  KOMO News

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington House Democrats released their two-year transportation budget proposal Monday, with $9.9 billion in spending for ...


Redesign of Maryland Ave. in Northeast aims to improve safety  WTOP

After years of waiting, major safety improvements are on the way for a commuter corridor that runs through a Northeast D.C. neighborhood. “Maryland Avenue ...


U.S. Panel to Review How Airplanes Certified After Boeing 737 Crashes  U.S. News & World Report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday that a new blue ribbon commission will review how the Federal Aviation ...


Bill advancing through Legislature puts more teeth in texting-while-driving ban  Sun Sentinel

A texting-while-driving ban advances in the Florida Senate, and the House version of the bill will be heard for the first time in panel Tuesday. The goal is to put ...


Let's examine the FAA, say Dems  KUOW News and Information

Washington Congressman Rick Larsen wants to know how the planes were certified to be safe in the first place. What was the role of federal aviation regulators?


National Transportation Safety Board investigating Statesboro plane crash.  WTOC

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are working to figure out what caused a plane to crash and ignite at the Statesboro airport off U.S. ...


City asks the public for recommendations on updating Transportation Safety Plan  ABC FOX Montana

MISSOULA- City transportation officials and members of the public joined forces today to update the transportation safety plan that was originally adopted in ...


MSP Sergeant Recognized for Traffic Safety Efforts  WSGW

Michigan State Police Detective Sergeant Mark Burch of Bay County is being honored during the Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission meeting ...


NTSB says deadly Alaska midair collision offers safety message  KTVA

A 2016 midair collision near Russian Mission that left five men dead was ultimately the result of pilot error according to federal investigators, who urge aviators to ...


April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, IL offenders will be ticketed  KFVS

Drivers will be ticketed who text or use their cell phones while driving.


Alabama lawmakers strengthen ALDOT accountability as part of gas tax increase  Southern Environmental Law Center

In an eventful start to the 2019 legislative session, Alabama lawmakers have taken action to address two of the most serious deficiencies in the state's ...


Aviation safey/security Archives  Eno Transportation Weekly

The GAO has issued a new report entitled Auto Safety: Status of NHTSA's Redesign of Its Crashworthiness Data System. It can be read at http://goo.gl/jLpyff The ...


Tesla crash in Florida sparks transportation safety board probe  PropertyCasualty360

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it's conducting an investigation into Friday's fatal accident in which the roof of a Tesla was sheared ...


New study reveals more downtown commuters are choosing public transportation  The Denver Channel

The Downtown Denver Partnership released a new study Wednesday showing how most commuters in Denver get to and from work. The study found an ...


Eye on Safety - STN Media  School Transportation News

Standard operating procedures—or the utter lack of them—for reviewing video vary widely from district to district, which was confirmed by STN's latest reader ...


House Democrats to unveil Affordable Care Act rescue package  WCYB

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading House Democrats, backed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, are unveiling broad legislation to shore up the Affordable Care Act. It's an ...


$2 million project set to improve traffic safety around Mount Vernon Road Hy-Vee  The Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS — A dangerous intersection at the access point to Hy-Vee on Mount Vernon Road SE is scheduled for changes, including a new traffic signal, ...


Portage police looking for suspects involved in shots fired incident  WWMT-TV

Officers with the Portage Department of Public Safety are searching for suspects involved in a shots fired incident that took place near the intersection of Ohio ...


IDOT Placing Signs On Interstates 80 & 55 To Promote Traffic Safety  WspyNews

Six signs along Interstates 80 and 55 warning of traffic ahead will be put up by The Illinois Department of Transportation this summer.


Poll: Majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws  WCYB

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe places of worship and schools have become less safe over the last two ...


DEC looks into helicopter fuel spill in Jakolof Bay  Alaska Public Radio Network

State officials are investigating whether a charter helicopter spilled fuel near a Kenai Peninsula oyster farm in Jakolof Bay.  . Alaska Department of ...


Ex-Alabama Trooper Admits Hacking Into FMCSA Database  Transport Topics Online

A former Alabama state trooper has pleaded guilty to hacking into the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's computer databases, gaining access to ...


Sheriff's Office begins extra spring break patrols to combat DUII driving  KDRV

Extra deputies from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office will be out on the roads from Monday through Sunday, looking for impaired drivers.


Former Transportation safety board investigator explains the safety features in the Boeing 7-37 Max jets  CHCH News

According to the New York Times, the Boeing jets involved in two deadly crashes lacked two safety features. They were not equipped with angle of attack ...


11.4M sign up for Obama-era health plans this year  WCYB

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says 11.4 million people have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama's health law.


Jerry Shenk: Government shutdown-proof air traffic safety  The Mercury

During the December/January partial government shutdown, the presidents of three air travel-related unions, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, the ...


"Complete Streets" Dubbed Incomplete  New Haven Independent

Nine years after its launch, the city's Complete Streets process needs a complete overhaul if making the Elm City's roadways safer for pedestrians and cyclists is ...


PDX travelers, transportation experts say safety comes first with grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft  KGW.com

A Port of Portland public information officer said Southwest is the only airline flying a Boeing 737 MAX 8 into the airport.


Safety-Obsessed Volvo Goes After Distracted, Speedy Drivers  WIRED

To go with smarter safety tech, Volvo is upping its driver-monitoring efforts and putting speed limits on all its cars.


Transportation officials consider safety recommendations for traffic problem near Point Comfort  Victoria Advocate

Local law enforcement, Formosa Plastics and state officials are cooperating to solve a longstanding traffic problem near Point Comfort.


Police department receives traffic safety award  Gardnernews.com

Mar 20, 2019 | News |. The Spring Hill Police Department is an award-winning agency in traffic safety for the fourth year in a row. At the Feb. 28 city council ...


Autos2050® Announces Winners of 2019 Awards  Benzinga

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders shaping the future of auto-mobility were announced today as Autos2050® award winners by the ...


Another Pedestrian Killed On Dangerous Stretch Of Amsterdam Avenue  Gothamist

Police have arrested the hit-and-run driver who allegedly killed a pedestrian in Hamilton Heights on Friday night. According to an NYPD release, 27-year-old ...


NTSB Announces Leadership Changes  Transport Topics Online

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt recently announced three leadership changes. Sharon Bryson is the agency's new managing ...


House vote to stop Trump's border wall plan likely to fail  WCYB

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is nearing a victory over Democrats as the House tries overriding his first veto , a vote that seems certain to fail ...


Monday Memo: Apple event, Seattle-area home price data, Senate panel’s FAA hearing, Lyft trading debut  The Seattle Times

MONDAY: Apple is expected to unveil a video-streaming *service* at a media event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California. TUESDAY: Case-Shiller releases ...


NTSB Report: Pilot in 2015 fatal flight overtaxed helicopter's capabilities  AZCentral.com

The Airbus AS350 helicopter crashed on Dec. 15, 2015, about 15 miles east of Globe after the pilot flew it beyond its capabilities, investigators say.


Boeing's role in vetting its own jets coming under fire after deadly 737 Max crashes  Chicago Tribune

A source said that the U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general was examining the Boeing 737 Max's design certification before the second of two ...


What First Responders Don't Know About Fiery Electric Vehicles  Bloomberg

After an out-of-control Tesla Model S plowed into a stand of palm trees on a highway median outside Fort Lauderdale last month, police rushed to put out the ...


Roundabout eyed to ease busy Gateway intersections, but some fear confusion  The News-Press

Lee County Commissioners will be asked to approve $375000 for traffic safety improvements on Gateway Boulevard that may mean new roundabouts.


Phase two of Colorado's marijuana traffic safety campaign launches  Transportation Today

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be holding its second annual The Cannabis Conversation later this year launching phase two of the ...


Florida lawmakers eye tougher texting while driving ban  The News-Press

TALLAHASSEE - An effort to put more teeth into Florida's ban on texting while driving continued its Senate journey Monday, after lawmakers stripped out ...


VHS holds driving safety event - The Clanton Advertiser  Clanton Advertiser

By JOYANNA LOVE/ Senior Staff Writer. Safety on the road was the focus for Verbena High School students on March 19 as they participated in the ...


FAA Grounds Boeing's 737 MAX Jet Days After Ethiopia Crash  WIRED

The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded Boeing's 737 MAX airplanes, banning airlines from operating the jets in US airspace, effective immediately.


Police: Texas woman mauled to death by her own dogs  WCYB

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Police say a Dallas-area woman was mauled to death by her two pit bull terriers as she tried to feed them at a veterinary clinic where the ...


NTSB: United Regional jet missed runway in Presque Isle  Press Herald

PRESQUE ISLE — The National Transportation Safety Board says a United Express regional jet didn't slide off a runway in Maine — it missed the runway ...


Helicopter lands in Redwood City Kmart parking lot with mechanical problem  San Francisco Chronicle

A private helicopter had to make a surprise landing in a Kmart parking lot in Redwood City late Saturday afternoon because of an unspecified minor mechanical ...


No jetpacks. Zero flying cars. Where is the future we were promised?  Popular Science

Jetpacks and flying cars might seem more at home parked in the pages of sci-fi novels (and, uh, some magazines) than in your garage. In 1924, PopSci ...


Plan to manage Eagle and Crooked Lake flooding in Texas Township put on hold  WWMT-TV

Frustrations hit a boiling post at the flooding task force meeting Thursday, when the plan to address the flooding crisis in Texas Township hit another roadblock.


Crash threatens Vancouver shipyard’s schedule for new coast guard ships  CityNews Vancouver

OTTAWA — A Vancouver shipyard is searching for answers after the fisheries science vessel it built for the Canadian Coast Guard — and whose delivery is ...


Boeing acting to ensure 737 Max safety, CEO says  Fox Business

Dennis Muilenburg wrote an open letter to update the public on steps it is taking in the aftermath of two recent deadly 737 Max crashes.


Transportation Safety Board reduces tally of oil spilled by CN freight train in rural Manitoba  Toronto Star

WINNIPEG—Investigators have reduced their tally of how much oil spilled when a Canadian National freight train derailed last month on a western Manitoba ...


Is 0.05 drunken driving? Proposed legislation says yes  The Detroit News

State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud concedes that his goal is not just to eliminate drunken driving. He wants to keep anybody who has consumed any amount of ...


Searchers locate black box recorder from missing air ambulance  NavyTimes.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Searchers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of an air ambulance that disappeared in Alaska with three people on board in ...


Transportation Committee Denies Mar Vista Venice Blvd Legal Challenge  Streetsblog Los Angeles

Today, the L.A. City Council Transportation Committee supported the Mar Vista Venice Boulevard Great Streets project. The committee unanimously denied a ...


Transportation Weekly: Polestar CEO speaks, Tesla terminology, and a tribute  TechCrunch

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I'm your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fourth edition of our newsletter, ...


Tesla Crash in Florida Sparks Transport Safety Board Probe (2)  Bloomberg Law

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said it's conducting an investigation into Friday's fatal accident in which the roof of a Tesla was sheared off in ...


Texas remains among worst states for pedestrian deaths in new report  Houston Chronicle

Governors Highway Safety Association finds half of states saw increases in roadway deaths of walkers, especially at night and when SUVs are involved.


Traffic safety on Highway 25 being addressed by GDOT, Burke County  Bluffton Today

Officials with the Georgia Department of Transportation, Burke County Sheriff's Office and Burke County EMA met last week to address safety and traffic ...


City bans scooters in certain downtown areas citing traffic, safety concerns  Hilltop Views

The City of Austin is banning scooters in some areas of downtown during SXSW. The city is still in the midst of finding a solution to its growing scooter issues.


New technology shows promise reducing skyrocketing pedestrian fatalities  CNBC

New lighting technology and advanced driver assistance systems can play a role in helping to reduce the rising rate of pedestrian fatalities.


Pilot who crashed plane into Riverside backyard identified as Orange County man  Press-Enterprise

Coroner's officials on Tuesday identified an Orange County man who died last weekend when the small plane he was piloting crashed into the backyard of a ...


NTSB: 3-Alarm Geary Gas Fire Ignited In Less Than 10 Seconds  CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A three-alarm fire caused earlier this month when third-party contractors installing cables underneath San Francisco's Geary ...


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