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Clean vehicle event at San Francisco International Airport on June 19, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

San Francisco International Airport Receives Grant For High-Speed Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The new 480-volt electric vehicle charging stations will be located at the airport’s Cell Phone Lot, and charge cars in about 30 minutes.

06/19/2014

Supersonic Jet Model in Wind Tunnel (NASA)

NASA: Supersonic Passenger Jets Closer To Returning To Airports Thanks To Sonic Boom Research

San Francisco to New York in two hours? It’s been possible for 40 years, as anyone who flew the Concorde from New York to London can tell you, but it’s not allowed because of Federal Aviation Administration regulations about supersonic flights over land. Seems people don’t like the sound of sonic booms every few hours over their homes, but new research from NASA Ames Research Center, and the facility at Edwards could make sonic booms more tolerable, and make hour-long cross-country flights a reality.

06/17/2014

Artist rendition of the BART Oakland Airport Connector. (BART)

Fare Set For New Oakland Airport BART Connector

BART directors voted Thursday to set the fare for the new 3.2-mile connector from the Oakland Coliseum station to the Oakland International Airport at $6.

06/12/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Ride Sharing Companies Warned To Stay Out Of Airports

Ride sharing companies can be a convenient way to get to the airport, but California is saying that’s a no-go.

06/11/2014

A traveler undergoes an enhanced pat down by a Transportation Security Administration agent at the Denver International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (John Moore/Getty Images)

TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Expands In The East Bay For Airline Passengers

An enrollment center for a program to expedite screenings by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now open in Oakland.

06/11/2014

Baggage Claim

TSA Studies Plan To Screen Baggage Based On Passenger’s Security Risk

The TSA is studying plans to give luggage different levels of screening depending on the passenger.

06/08/2014

A mother breastfeeds her baby. (Maurizio Brambatti/AFP/Getty Images)

State Assembly Passes Bill Requiring Lactation Rooms In Large California Airports

The state Assembly has passed a bill requiring large airports to make accommodations for traveling mothers to pump breast milk.

05/28/2014

Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Repeatedly Caught Trying To Sneak On SFO Planes Diagnosed With Depression

A woman caught repeatedly trying to board planes at San Francisco International Airport without a ticket has been diagnosed with major depressive disorder and sentenced to two years’ supervised probation, the San Mateo County district attorney said Friday.

05/23/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Severe Weather In Denver Causing Flight Delays For SFO, SJ Mineta Airports

Both San Jose Mineta and San Francisco International airports were reporting significant delays on flights to and from Denver Wednesday afternoon because of stormy weather there.

05/21/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Reports Of Smoke At Chicago Airport Causes Delays For SFO Flights

Reports of smoke at a Federal Aviation Administration facility in Chicago was causing flight disruptions to travelers between San Francisco International Airport and that city’s two airports Tuesday, an SFO spokesman said.

05/13/2014

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